NYSE:WGP - Western Gas Equity Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.78 +0.25 (+0.85 %) (As of 12/11/2018 11:02 AM ET)Previous Close$29.53Today's Range$29.69 - $29.9552-Week Range$27.69 - $42.92Volume3,092 shsAverage Volume366,661 shsMarket Capitalization$6.54 billionP/E Ratio17.32Dividend Yield7.97%Beta1.55 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Western Gas Equity Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the 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. Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC serves as the general partner of Western Gas Equity Partners, LP. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Receive WGP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WGP 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:WGP Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.westerngas.com Phone832-636-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.26 Current Ratio0.71 Quick Ratio0.71 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.32 Forward P/E Ratio13.06 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.25 billion Price / Sales2.90 Cash Flow$3.0638 per share Price / Cash Flow9.72 Book Value$18.02 per share Price / Book1.65 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.72 Net Income$376.60 million Net Margins18.66% Return on Equity9.96% Return on Assets4.35% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares218,940,000Market Cap$6.54 billion OptionableOptionable Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE:WGP) Frequently Asked Questions What is Western Gas Equity Partners' stock symbol? Western Gas Equity Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WGP." How often does Western Gas Equity Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Gas Equity Partners? Western Gas Equity Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.595 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.00%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. This is a boost from Western Gas Equity Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. View Western Gas Equity Partners' Dividend History. How were Western Gas Equity Partners' earnings last quarter? Western Gas Equity Partners LP (NYSE:WGP) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.28. The pipeline company had revenue of $507.76 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $473.40 million. Western Gas Equity Partners had a return on equity of 9.96% and a net margin of 18.66%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.44 EPS. View Western Gas Equity Partners' Earnings History. When is Western Gas Equity Partners' next earnings date? Western Gas Equity Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Equity Partners. What price target have analysts set for WGP? 12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Western Gas Equity Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Western Gas Equity Partners' stock price to reach $39.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Gas Equity Partners. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Gas Equity Partners? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Gas Equity 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 Equity Partners. Has Western Gas Equity Partners been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about WGP stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Equity Partners earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Western Gas Equity Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Gas Equity Partners include Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), ENERGY TRANSFER/UT LTD PARTN INT (ET), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Partners (WES), EQT GP (EQGP), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQM Midstream Partners (EQM), Antero Midstream Partners (AM), DCP Midstream (DCP), EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK), Antero Midstream GP (AMGP), Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS), Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (DM) and TC Pipelines (TCP). Who are Western Gas Equity Partners' key executives? Western Gas Equity Partners' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Benjamin M. Fink, CEO & Chairman (Age 48)Ms. Robin H. Fielder, Pres & DirectorMr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48)Ms. Gennifer F. Kelly, Sr. VP & COO (Age 45)Mr. Jonathon E. VandenBrand, Director, Investor Relations Who are Western Gas Equity Partners' major shareholders? Western Gas Equity Partners' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.55%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (2.34%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.04%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (0.85%), Zimmer Partners LP (0.64%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.41%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Equity Partners. Which major investors are selling Western Gas Equity Partners stock? WGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisory Research Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Barings LLC, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Equity Partners. Which major investors are buying Western Gas Equity Partners stock? WGP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Port Capital LLC, Morgan Stanley, Zimmer Partners LP and Brookfield Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Equity Partners. How do I buy shares of Western Gas Equity Partners? Shares of WGP 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 Equity Partners' stock price today? One share of WGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.76. How big of a company is Western Gas Equity Partners? Western Gas Equity Partners has a market capitalization of $6.54 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $376.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis. What is Western Gas Equity Partners' official website? The official website for Western Gas Equity Partners is http://www.westerngas.com. How can I contact Western Gas Equity Partners? Western Gas Equity 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 Equity Partners (NYSE WGP)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 304 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 357 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 661MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Gas Equity Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WGP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WGP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is Preferred Stock Different from Common Stock?