NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.85 +0.59 (+1.15 %) (As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$51.26Today's Range$51.16 - $51.9352-Week Range$40.44 - $54.40Volume201,300 shsAverage Volume571,944 shsMarket Capitalization$7.99 billionP/E Ratio39.88Dividend Yield7.27%Beta1.31 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Western Gas Partners LP engages in the owning, operating, acquiring, and developing of midstream energy assets. It involves in the gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. The company was founded in August 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. Receive WES News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WES and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas transmission Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:WES CUSIPN/A Webwww.westerngas.com Phone832-636-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.13 Current Ratio0.51 Quick Ratio0.51 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio39.88 Forward P/E Ratio25.54 P/E Growth4.3 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.25 billion Price / Sales3.52 Cash Flow$5.0734 per share Price / Cash10.22 Book Value$23.58 per share Price / Book2.20 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30 Net Income$567.48 million Net Margins22.80% Return on Equity12.18% Return on Assets5.68% Miscellaneous Employees438 Outstanding Shares152,610,000Market Cap$7.99 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.95 per share on Monday, August 13th. This represents a $3.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 31st. This is a positive change from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.94. View Western Gas Partners' Dividend History. How were Western Gas Partners' earnings last quarter? Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The pipeline company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.02. The pipeline company had revenue of $435.95 million for the quarter. Western Gas Partners had a net margin of 22.80% and a return on equity of 12.18%. 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 Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners. What price target have analysts set for WES? 12 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Western Gas Partners' stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Western Gas Partners' stock price to reach $54.5833 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.3% 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 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Partners. Who are some of Western Gas Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Gas Partners include Williams Companies (WMB), Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (ETE), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQT GP (EQGP), DCP Midstream (DCP), EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK), Antero Midstream Partners (AM), EQT Midstream Partners (EQM), Tallgrass Energy GP (TEGP), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), Antero Midstream GP (AMGP) and Tallgrass Energy Partners (TEP). Who are Western Gas Partners' key executives? Western Gas Partners' management team includes the folowing people: Benjamin Matthew Fink, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorGennifer F. Kelly, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice PresidentJaime R. Casas, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior VPPhilip H. Peacock, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about WES stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. 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 media and rumor sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.08 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Western Gas Partners. Who are Western Gas Partners' major shareholders? Western Gas Partners' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (9.80%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (6.07%), Alps Advisors Inc. (5.46%), Alps Advisors Inc. (5.45%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.39%) and Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.92%). 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 institutional investors are selling Western Gas Partners stock? WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC and Clinton Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners. Which institutional investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock? WES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., First Republic Investment Management Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Starr International Co. Inc.. 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 $51.85. How big of a company is Western Gas Partners? Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.99 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 406 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 294 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 700MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Make Money With Penny Stocks?