NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$46.90 +0.47 (+1.01 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 03:44 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.43
Today's Range$46.31 - $47.33
52-Week Range$38.35 - $54.40
Volume29,946 shs
Average Volume731,200 shs
Market Capitalization$7.16 billion
P/E Ratio35.98
Dividend Yield8.09%
Western Gas Partners, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream energy assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas. It is involved in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. Western Gas Holdings, LLC serves as the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Cash Flow$5.0322 per share
Book Value$23.58 per share


Net Income$567.48 million


Market Cap$7.16 billion

Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Gas Partners' stock symbol?

Western Gas Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WES."

How often does Western Gas Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.965 per share on Tuesday, November 13th. This represents a $3.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. This is a positive change from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.95. View Western Gas Partners' Dividend History.

How were Western Gas Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.28. The pipeline company had revenue of $507.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $472.96 million. Western Gas Partners had a return on equity of 12.78% and a net margin of 24.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.38 EPS. View Western Gas Partners' Earnings History.

When is Western Gas Partners' next earnings date?

Western Gas Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Western Gas Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $51.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Gas Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Gas Partners?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Gas Partners in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Partners.

Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WES stock have trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Western Gas Partners' key competitors?

Who are Western Gas Partners' key executives?

Western Gas Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 49)
  • Mr. Philip H. Peacock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 47)
  • Mr. Donald R. Sinclair, Sr. Advisor (Age 62)
  • Ms. Robin H. Fielder, Pres, CEO & Director
  • Ms. Gennifer F. Kelly, Sr. VP & COO, Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 45)

Who are Western Gas Partners' major shareholders?

Western Gas Partners' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.81%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.39%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.24%), Diversified Trust Co (0.02%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%) and IFP Advisors Inc (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Partners.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY, IFP Advisors Inc and Diversified Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

How do I buy shares of Western Gas Partners?

Shares of WES can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Gas Partners' stock price today?

One share of WES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.7401.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.13 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $567.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis. Western Gas Partners employs 438 workers across the globe.

What is Western Gas Partners' official website?

The official website for Western Gas Partners is http://www.westerngas.com.

How can I contact Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners' mailing address is 1201 LAKE ROBBINS DRIVE, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77380. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at 832-636-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Gas Partners (NYSE WES)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  424 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  749
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Gas Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WES will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WES will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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