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Western Midstream Partners Competitors

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$18.57
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$19.62
50-Day Range
$15.79
MA: $18.41
$20.10
52-Week Range
$5.00
Now: $18.74
$20.90
Volume934,774 shs
Average Volume1.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.74 billion
P/E Ratio20.37
Dividend Yield6.30%
Beta3.77

Competitors

Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) Vs. WMB, ET, TRGP, DCP, AM, and ETRN

Should you be buying WES stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "natural gas transmission" are considered alternatives and competitors to Western Midstream Partners, including The Williams Companies (WMB), Energy Transfer (ET), Targa Resources (TRGP), DCP Midstream (DCP), Antero Midstream (AM), and Equitrans Midstream (ETRN).

The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) and Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Dividends

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.9%. Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. The Williams Companies pays out 165.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Midstream Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for The Williams Companies and Western Midstream Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Williams Companies02912.92
Western Midstream Partners121002.69

The Williams Companies currently has a consensus target price of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 5.93%. Western Midstream Partners has a consensus target price of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Given The Williams Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Williams Companies is more favorable than Western Midstream Partners.

Profitability

This table compares The Williams Companies and Western Midstream Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%

Risk & Volatility

The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, suggesting that its share price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Williams Companies and Western Midstream Partners' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.49$850 million$0.9923.84
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79

The Williams Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Western Midstream Partners. Western Midstream Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Williams Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Williams Companies beats Western Midstream Partners on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Energy Transfer (NYSE:ET) and Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Dividends

Energy Transfer pays an annual dividend of $0.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Energy Transfer pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Energy Transfer has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Midstream Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Energy Transfer is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

36.4% of Energy Transfer shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of Energy Transfer shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Energy Transfer and Western Midstream Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Energy Transfer031212.88
Western Midstream Partners121002.69

Energy Transfer currently has a consensus price target of $10.0667, indicating a potential upside of 25.21%. Western Midstream Partners has a consensus price target of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Given Energy Transfer's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Energy Transfer is more favorable than Western Midstream Partners.

Profitability

This table compares Energy Transfer and Western Midstream Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Energy Transfer-0.64%8.23%2.79%
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%

Volatility & Risk

Energy Transfer has a beta of 2.54, indicating that its stock price is 154% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, indicating that its stock price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Energy Transfer and Western Midstream Partners' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Energy Transfer$54.21 billion0.40$3.59 billion$1.455.54
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79

Energy Transfer has higher revenue and earnings than Western Midstream Partners. Energy Transfer is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Western Midstream Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Energy Transfer beats Western Midstream Partners on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Targa Resources (NYSE:TRGP) and Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Dividends

Targa Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Targa Resources pays out -49.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Targa Resources has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Midstream Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.5% of Targa Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Targa Resources shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Targa Resources and Western Midstream Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Targa Resources031612.90
Western Midstream Partners121002.69

Targa Resources currently has a consensus price target of $32.50, indicating a potential upside of 4.70%. Western Midstream Partners has a consensus price target of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Given Targa Resources' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Targa Resources is more favorable than Western Midstream Partners.

Profitability

This table compares Targa Resources and Western Midstream Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Targa Resources-20.83%5.97%2.44%
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%

Volatility & Risk

Targa Resources has a beta of 2.99, indicating that its stock price is 199% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, indicating that its stock price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Targa Resources and Western Midstream Partners' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Targa Resources$8.67 billion0.82$-209,200,000.00($0.81)-38.32
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79

Western Midstream Partners has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Targa Resources. Targa Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Western Midstream Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Western Midstream Partners beats Targa Resources on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

DCP Midstream (NYSE:DCP) and Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares DCP Midstream and Western Midstream Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DCP Midstream-6.07%6.83%2.73%
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for DCP Midstream and Western Midstream Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
DCP Midstream05702.58
Western Midstream Partners121002.69

DCP Midstream currently has a consensus price target of $18.1333, indicating a potential downside of 17.31%. Western Midstream Partners has a consensus price target of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Given Western Midstream Partners' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Western Midstream Partners is more favorable than DCP Midstream.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares DCP Midstream and Western Midstream Partners' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DCP Midstream$7.63 billion0.60$17 million$1.0421.09
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79

Western Midstream Partners has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DCP Midstream. Western Midstream Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DCP Midstream, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

DCP Midstream pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.1%. Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. DCP Midstream pays out 150.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DCP Midstream has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Western Midstream Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

26.9% of DCP Midstream shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of DCP Midstream shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

DCP Midstream has a beta of 3.75, indicating that its stock price is 275% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, indicating that its stock price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Western Midstream Partners beats DCP Midstream on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) and Antero Midstream (NYSE:AM) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Western Midstream Partners and Antero Midstream's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%
Antero Midstream-36.71%19.07%8.73%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Western Midstream Partners and Antero Midstream, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Midstream Partners121002.69
Antero Midstream35001.63

Western Midstream Partners currently has a consensus price target of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Antero Midstream has a consensus price target of $7.10, indicating a potential downside of 16.76%. Given Western Midstream Partners' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Western Midstream Partners is more favorable than Antero Midstream.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Western Midstream Partners and Antero Midstream's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79
Antero Midstream$792.59 million5.13$-355,110,000.00$1.256.82

Western Midstream Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Antero Midstream. Antero Midstream is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Western Midstream Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Antero Midstream pays an annual dividend of $1.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.4%. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Antero Midstream pays out 98.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Western Midstream Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Antero Midstream has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.9% of Antero Midstream shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of Antero Midstream shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, meaning that its share price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Antero Midstream has a beta of 3.42, meaning that its share price is 242% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Western Midstream Partners beats Antero Midstream on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) and Equitrans Midstream (NYSE:ETRN) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Western Midstream Partners and Equitrans Midstream's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Western Midstream Partners14.99%32.94%8.45%
Equitrans Midstream1.40%15.27%5.43%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Western Midstream Partners and Equitrans Midstream, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Western Midstream Partners121002.69
Equitrans Midstream23302.13

Western Midstream Partners currently has a consensus price target of $18.0909, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. Equitrans Midstream has a consensus price target of $10.4286, indicating a potential upside of 35.79%. Given Equitrans Midstream's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equitrans Midstream is more favorable than Western Midstream Partners.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Western Midstream Partners and Equitrans Midstream's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Western Midstream Partners$2.75 billion2.82$697.24 million$1.5911.79
Equitrans Midstream$1.63 billion2.04$-203,740,000.00$3.002.56

Western Midstream Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Equitrans Midstream. Equitrans Midstream is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Western Midstream Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Western Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Equitrans Midstream pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.8%. Western Midstream Partners pays out 78.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Equitrans Midstream pays out 20.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Midstream Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equitrans Midstream has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Equitrans Midstream is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.9% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.9% of Equitrans Midstream shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Western Midstream Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equitrans Midstream shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Western Midstream Partners has a beta of 3.77, meaning that its share price is 277% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equitrans Midstream has a beta of 2.23, meaning that its share price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Western Midstream Partners beats Equitrans Midstream on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Western Midstream Partners Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Williams Companies logo
WMB
The Williams Companies
2.0$23.60-0.3%$28.65 billion$8.20 billion214.56
Energy Transfer logo
ET
Energy Transfer
2.6$8.04-2.0%$21.73 billion$54.21 billion-80.40News Coverage
Targa Resources logo
TRGP
Targa Resources
1.6$31.04-1.5%$7.10 billion$8.67 billion-3.95
DCP Midstream logo
DCP
DCP Midstream
1.7$21.93-2.1%$4.57 billion$7.63 billion-10.06
Antero Midstream logo
AM
Antero Midstream
1.3$8.53-4.6%$4.07 billion$792.59 million-12.19News Coverage
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Equitrans Midstream logo
ETRN
Equitrans Midstream
1.9$7.68-4.6%$3.33 billion$1.63 billion-24.00Gap Down
Enable Midstream Partners logo
ENBL
Enable Midstream Partners
1.6$6.90-1.3%$3.01 billion$2.96 billion-62.73News Coverage
TC PipeLines logo
TCP
TC PipeLines
2.3$30.21-0.0%$2.15 billion$403 million7.87
EnLink Midstream logo
ENLC
EnLink Midstream
1.0$4.31-2.6%$2.11 billion$6.05 billion-1.74
Rattler Midstream logo
RTLR
Rattler Midstream
1.8$10.52-2.6%$1.57 billion$447.67 million13.15Analyst Downgrade
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USA Compression Partners logo
USAC
USA Compression Partners
1.3$15.50-0.7%$1.50 billion$698.36 million-2.37
Archrock logo
AROC
Archrock
1.4$9.39-1.3%$1.43 billion$965.48 million-49.42News Coverage
ALTM
Altus Midstream
1.1$54.67-1.4%$888.17 million$135.80 million-0.55
Transportadora de Gas del Sur logo
TGS
Transportadora de Gas del Sur
0.8$4.61-2.6%$694.05 million$819.04 million4.43
Summit Midstream Partners logo
SMLP
Summit Midstream Partners
0.9$21.00-3.6%$128.31 million$443.53 million-0.93Analyst Upgrade
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This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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