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QQQ   282.13
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Williams Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.08 (+0.26%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
7.95 million shs
Average Volume
9.41 million shs
Market Capitalization
$38.11 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Williams Companies Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.79 Rating Score
13.6% Upside
$35.54 Price Target
Short Interest
1.57% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.37mentions of Williams Companies in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.89 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.55 to $1.58 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.36 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

43rd out of 391 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

3rd out of 31 stocks

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About Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB)

The Williams Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. It operates through Transmission & Gulf of Mexico, Northeast G&P, West, and Gas & NGL Marketing Services segments. The Transmission & Gulf of Mexico segment comprises Transco and Northwest natural gas pipelines; and natural gas gathering and processing, and crude oil production handling and transportation assets in the Gulf Coast region, as well as various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines. The Northeast G&P segment engages in the midstream gathering, processing, and fractionation activities in the Marcellus Shale region primarily in Pennsylvania and New York, and the Utica Shale region of eastern Ohio. The West segment comprises gas gathering, processing, and treating operations in the Rocky Mountain region of Colorado and Wyoming, the Barnett Shale region of north-central Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale region of South Texas, the Haynesville Shale region of northwest Louisiana, and the Mid-Continent region, which includes the Anadarko, Arkoma, and Permian basins; and operates natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation and storage facilities in central Kansas near Conway. The Gas & NGL Marketing Services segment provides wholesale marketing, trading, storage, and transportation of natural gas for natural gas utilities, municipalities, power generators, and producers; risk and asset management; and NGL marketing services. The company owns and operates 30,000 miles of pipelines, 29 processing facilities, 7 fractionation facilities, and approximately 23 million barrels of NGL storage capacity. The Williams Companies, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Natural gas transmission
Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$1.52 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.63 billion
Cash Flow
$3.00 per share
Book Value
$11.58 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$38.11 billion

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Williams Companies Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Williams Companies stock right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Williams Companies stock.
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What is Williams Companies' stock price forecast for 2022?

14 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Williams Companies' shares. Their WMB stock forecasts range from $29.00 to $40.00. On average, they predict Williams Companies' stock price to reach $35.54 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Williams Companies' stock price performed in 2022?

Williams Companies' stock was trading at $26.04 at the start of the year. Since then, WMB stock has increased by 20.2% and is now trading at $31.29.
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When is Williams Companies' next earnings date?

Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 1st 2022.
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How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 2nd. The pipeline company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.19 billion. Williams Companies had a net margin of 13.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.20%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.35 earnings per share.
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How often does Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams Companies?

Williams Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 26th. Investors of record on Friday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.425 per share on Monday, June 27th. This represents a $1.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 9th.
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Is Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

Williams Companies(NYSE:WMB) pays an annual dividend of $1.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.45%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Williams Companies has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Williams Companies is 141.67%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Williams Companies will have a dividend payout ratio of 107.59% in the coming year. This indicates that Williams Companies may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Williams Companies' stock buyback program work?

Williams Companies declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, September 8th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

Who are Williams Companies' key executives?

Williams Companies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $2.28M)
  • Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. (Age 45, Pay $1.61M)
  • Mr. John D. Porter, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Mary A. Hausman, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 50)
  • Mr. Brett Krieg, Assistant Director Investor Relations
  • Mr. Danilo Marcelo Juvane C.F.A., VP of Investor Relations
  • Judge Terence Lane Wilson, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)
  • Ms. Debbie L. Cowan, Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 44) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hallam, Sr. VP of Transmission & Gulf of Mexico (Age 45) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Alan S. Armstrong's approval rating as Williams Companies' CEO?

206 employees have rated Williams Companies CEO Alan S. Armstrong on Glassdoor.com. Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 67% among Williams Companies' employees. 74.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Williams Companies to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Williams Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Williams Companies investors own include AT&T (T), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Energy Transfer (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is Williams Companies' stock symbol?

Williams Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMB."

How do I buy shares of Williams Companies?

Shares of WMB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.29.

How much money does Williams Companies make?

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) has a market capitalization of $38.11 billion and generates $10.63 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $1.52 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Williams Companies have?

Williams Companies employs 4,783 workers across the globe.

Does Williams Companies have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Williams Companies: Alliance Canada Marketing L.P., Alliance Canada Marketing LTD, Appalachia Midstream Services L.L.C., Aux Sable Liquid Products Inc., Aux Sable Liquid Products LP, Aux Sable Midstream LLC, Bargath LLC, Black Marlin Pipeline LLC, Blue Racer Midstream LLC, Bluebonnet Market Express LLC, Bluestem Gas Services L.L.C., Bluestem Pipeline LLC, Brazos Permian II LLC, Caiman Energy II LLC, Caiman Ohio Midstream LLC, Carbon County UCG Inc., Carbonate Trend Pipeline LLC, Cardinal Gas Services L.L.C., Cardinal Operating Company LLC, Cardinal Pipeline Company LLC, Constitution Pipeline Company LLC, DMP New York Inc., Discovery Gas Transmission LLC, Discovery Producer Services LLC, Gulfstar One LLC, Gulfstream Management & Operating Services L.L.C., Gulfstream Natural Gas System L.L.C., HB Construction Company Ltd., Inland Ports Inc., Kiowa Lateral LLC, Laurel Mountain Midstream LLC, Laurel Mountain Midstream Operating LLC, Louisiana Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Magnolia Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Marsh Resources LLC, Mid-Continent Fractionation and Storage LLC, Mockingbird Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Monarch Pipeline LLC, Nopal Gathering LLC, Northwest Pipeline LLC, Ohio Valley Midstream LLC, Oklahoma Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline LP, Parachute Pipeline LLC, Pecan Hill Water Solutions, Pennant Midstream LLC, Permian Connector LLC, Pine Needle LNG Company LLC, Pine Needle Operating Company LLC, Ponder Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Reserveco Inc., Rocky Mountain Midstream Holdings LLC, Rocky Mountain Midstream JV Holdings LLC, Rocky Mountain Midstream LLC, Rocky Mountain Midstream Marketing LLC, Rocky Mountain Midstream Pipeline LLC, Rocky Mountain Midstream Water LLC, TWC Holdings C.V., Texas Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., The Williams Companies Foundation Inc., The Williams Companies International Holdings B.V., Three Rivers Midstream LLC, TransCardinal Company LLC, TransCarolina LNG Company LLC, Transco Exploration Company, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company LLC, UEOM NGL Pipelines LLC, Utica East Ohio Midstream L.L.C., Utica Gas Services L.L.C., WFS - Liquids LLC, WFS Gathering Company L.L.C., Wamsutter LLC, WilPro Energy Services (El Furrial) Limited, WilPro Energy Services (Pigap II) Limited, Williams ACM Holdings ULC, Williams Acquisition Holding Company LLC, Williams Alaska Petroleum Inc., Williams Bayou Ethane Pipeline LLC, Williams Blu Operating LLC, Williams CV Holdings LLC, Williams Compression L.L.C., Williams Energy Resources LLC, Williams Energy Solutions LLC, Williams Express Inc., Williams Express LLC, Williams Field Services - Gulf Coast Company LLC, Williams Field Services Company LLC, Williams Field Services Group LLC, Williams Flexible Generation LLC, Williams Gas Processing - Gulf Coast Company LLC, Williams Global Energy (Cayman) Limited, Williams Global Holdings LLC, Williams Gulf Coast Transportation Company LLC, Williams Headquarters Building LLC, Williams Holdings and Manufacturing LLC, Williams Hutch Rail Company LLC, Williams Information Technology LLC, Williams International Company LLC, Williams International El Furrial Limited, Williams International Pigap Limited, Williams International Venezuela Limited, Williams Laurel Mountain LLC, Williams MLP Operating L.L.C., Williams Midstream Gas Services L.L.C., Williams Mobile Bay Producer Services L.L.C., Williams Ohio River Valley Corporation, Williams Ohio River Valley LLC, Williams Ohio Valley Midstream LLC, Williams Ohio Valley Pipeline LLC, Williams Oil Gathering L.L.C., Williams Olefins Feedstock Pipelines L.L.C., Williams Olefins Pipeline Holdco LLC, Williams PERK LLC, Williams Pacific Connector Gas Operator LLC, Williams Partners Operating LLC, Williams Petroleum Services LLC, Williams Pipeline Services LLC, Williams Propylene Company LLC, Williams Resource Center L.L.C., Williams Rocky Mountain Midstream Holdings LLC, Williams Rocky Mountain Midstream Operating LLC, Williams Strategic Sourcing Company, and Williams WPC - I LLC.
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When was Williams Companies founded?

Williams Companies was founded in 1908.

How can I contact Williams Companies?

Williams Companies' mailing address is ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172. The official website for Williams Companies is www.williams.com. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at (918) 573-2000, via email at investorrelations@williams.com, or via fax at 918-573-6714.

This page (NYSE:WMB) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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