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 $30.63 +0.83 (+2.79 %) (As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.80Today's Range$30.07 - $30.8652-Week Range$25.89 - $42.92Volume556,538 shsAverage Volume563,924 shsMarket Capitalization$6.71 billionP/E Ratio17.81Dividend Yield7.77%Beta1.4 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 Phone832-636-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.26 Current Ratio0.71 Quick Ratio0.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.81 Forward P/E Ratio15.71 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.25 billion Price / Sales2.98 Cash Flow$3.0691 per share Price / Cash Flow9.98 Book Value$18.02 per share Price / Book1.70Profitability 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$6.71 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. This is an increase 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.28. The pipeline company earned $507.76 million during 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 firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.44 earnings per share. 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? 11 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Western Gas Equity Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Equity Partners' stock price to reach $39.0909 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.6% 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? 11 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 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Equity Partners. Has Western Gas Equity Partners been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about WGP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Equity Partners earned a news impact score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the pipeline company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Western Gas Equity Partners? Western Gas Equity Partners saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,070,370 shares, an increase of 63.4% from the December 14th total of 1,266,829 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,189,823 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View Western Gas Equity Partners' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Western Gas Equity Partners' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Gas Equity Partners include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Partners (WES), 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), TC Pipelines (TCP), Antero Midstream GP (AMGP) and Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (DM). 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 49)Ms. Robin H. Fielder, Pres & DirectorMr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)Ms. Gennifer F. Kelly, Sr. VP & COO (Age 46)Mr. Jonathon E. VandenBrand, Director of Investor Relations Who are Western Gas Equity Partners' major shareholders? Western Gas Equity Partners' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (2.23%), Walnut Private Equity Partners LLC (0.02%) and Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Equity Partners. Which institutional investors are selling Western Gas Equity Partners stock? WGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC and Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Equity Partners. Which institutional investors are buying Western Gas Equity Partners stock? WGP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walnut Private Equity Partners LLC. 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 $30.63. How big of a company is Western Gas Equity Partners? Western Gas Equity Partners has a market capitalization of $6.71 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: 311 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 361 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 672MarketBeat'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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated?