NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.33 +0.54 (+1.15 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$46.79Today's Range$46.76 - $47.6452-Week Range$38.35 - $54.40Volume641,300 shsAverage Volume786,145 shsMarket Capitalization$6.99 billionP/E Ratio36.41Dividend Yield8.07%Beta1.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:WES Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.westerngas.com Phone832-636-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25 Current Ratio0.75 Quick Ratio0.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio36.41 Forward P/E Ratio38.80 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.25 billion Price / Sales3.21 Cash Flow$5.2883 per share Price / Cash Flow8.95 Book Value$23.58 per share Price / Book2.01Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30 Net Income$567.48 million Net Margins24.11% Return on Equity12.78% Return on Assets5.62%Miscellaneous Employees438 Outstanding Shares152,610,000Market Cap$6.99 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be paid 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 8.16%. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.28. The pipeline company earned $507.76 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $472.96 million. Western Gas Partners had a net margin of 24.11% and a return on equity of 12.78%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $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 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners. What price target have analysts set for WES? 13 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Western Gas Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Partners' stock price to reach $52.2308 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Gas Partners. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Gas Partners? 13 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 6 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 stories about WES stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Western Gas Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Gas Partners include Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQGP (EQGP), EQM Midstream Partners (EQM), DCP Midstream (DCP), EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK), Antero Midstream Partners (AM), Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS), Antero Midstream GP (AMGP), TC Pipelines (TCP) and Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (DM). 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 & DirectorMs. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.81%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.24%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%). 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 Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC and 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 $47.33. How big of a company is Western Gas Partners? Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $6.99 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 424 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 324 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 748MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the Step Transaction Doctrine Affect a Backdoor Roth IRA?