NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$49.32 +0.07 (+0.14 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 06:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.25
Today's Range$48.79 - $49.50
52-Week Range$40.44 - $57.05
Volume226,300 shs
Average Volume550,778 shs
Market Capitalization$7.52 billion
P/E Ratio37.94
Dividend Yield7.62%
Western Gas Partners logoWestern 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. Western Gas Partners LP is a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.53


Trailing P/E Ratio37.94
Forward P/E Ratio22.02
P/E Growth3.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Price / Sales3.35
Cash Flow$5.1268 per share
Price / Cash9.62
Book Value$23.58 per share
Price / Book2.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30
Net Income$567.48 million
Net Margins28.35%
Return on Equity15.44%
Return on Assets7.57%


Outstanding Shares152,600,000
Market Cap$7,515.65

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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 Tuesday, April 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.935 per share on Monday, May 14th. This represents a $3.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 1st. This is an increase from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.92. View Western Gas Partners' Dividend History.

How were Western Gas Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.10. The pipeline company earned $437.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $622.09 million. Western Gas Partners had a net margin of 28.35% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.01 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 Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Western Gas Partners' stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $53.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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. Benjamin M. Fink, Pres, CEO & Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 48)
  • Mr. Philip H. Peacock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 46)
  • Mr. Donald R. Sinclair, Sr. Advisor (Age 61)
  • Ms. Gennifer F. Kelly, Sr. VP & COO, Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 45)

Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WES stock have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.15 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 Bank of Montreal Can (1.84%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.29%), Clinton Group Inc. (0.02%), Adams Asset Advisors LLC (0.01%), Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. (0.01%) and Lucas Capital Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Gas Partners stock include David J Tudor and James R Crane. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Partners.

Which major 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, Clinton Group Inc., Adams Asset Advisors LLC, Lucas Capital Management and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

Which major investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spirit of America Management Corp NY. 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 $49.32.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.52 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.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  394 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  674
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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