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NYSE:WESWestern Midstream Partners Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.61 (+12.18 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 07:30 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.62
50-Day Range
MA: $7.92
52-Week Range
Now: $5.62
Volume7.79 million shs
Average Volume7.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.50 billion
P/E Ratio3.60
Dividend Yield49.66%
Western Midstream Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, engages in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, stabilizing, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil primarily in the United States. It is also involved in the gathering and disposing of produced water; and buying and selling of natural gas. The company was formerly known as Western Gas Equity Partners, LP and changed its name to Western Midstream Partners, LP in February 2019. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. Western Midstream Partners, LP is a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.1Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.22 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.75 billion
Cash Flow$2.94 per share
Book Value$7.38 per share


Net Income$697.24 million


Market Cap$2.50 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Midstream Partners' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Midstream Partners' stock was trading at $6.70 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WES stock has decreased by 16.1% and is now trading at $5.62. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Western Midstream Partners?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Midstream Partners in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Western Midstream Partners.

When is Western Midstream Partners' next earnings date?

Western Midstream Partners is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Western Midstream Partners.

How were Western Midstream Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:WES) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The pipeline company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.16. The pipeline company had revenue of $723.21 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $698.34 million. Western Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 19.41% and a net margin of 24.32%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.55 earnings per share. View Western Midstream Partners' earnings history.

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

Western Midstream Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.622 per share on Thursday, February 13th. This represents a $2.49 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 44.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. This is a positive change from Western Midstream Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. View Western Midstream Partners' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Western Midstream Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Western Midstream Partners' share price to reach $22.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 294.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Western Midstream Partners.

Has Western Midstream Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WES stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Midstream Partners earned a news sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWestern Midstream Partners.

Are investors shorting Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 7,632,400 shares, an increase of 8.4% from the February 27th total of 7,040,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 3.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Western Midstream Partners' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Western Midstream Partners' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Midstream Partners own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Midstream Partners investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), Exxon Mobil (XOM), DCP Midstream (DCP), Broadcom (AVGO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) and Williams Companies (WMB).

Who are Western Midstream Partners' key executives?

Western Midstream Partners' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Equity Holding, LLC (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael P. Ure, Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Craig W. Collins, Sr. VP & COO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jonathon E. VandenBrand, Director of Investor Relations
  • John D. Montanti, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC

What is Western Midstream Partners' stock symbol?

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

Who are Western Midstream Partners' major shareholders?

Western Midstream Partners' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.20%) and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Midstream Partners stock include David J Tudor, James R Crane and Michael Ure. View institutional ownership trends for Western Midstream Partners.

Which major investors are selling Western Midstream Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Midstream Partners.

How do I buy shares of Western Midstream 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Midstream Partners' stock price today?

One share of WES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.62.

How big of a company is Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners has a market capitalization of $2.50 billion and generates $2.75 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $697.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.59 on an earnings per share basis.  View additional information about Western Midstream Partners.

What is Western Midstream Partners' official website?

The official website for Western Midstream Partners is http://www.westernmidstream.com/.

How can I contact Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream 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]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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