NYSE:WMB - Williams Companies Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.80 +0.11 (+0.38 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.80Today's Range$28.73 - $28.9652-Week Range$24.00 - $33.67Volume7.39 million shsAverage Volume7.12 million shsMarket Capitalization$23.75 billionP/E Ratio45.71Dividend Yield4.74%Beta1.39 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area. The company also owns and operates a natural gas pipeline system extending from the San Juan basin in northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to a point on the Canadian border near Sumas, Washington; gulfstream natural gas pipeline system extending from the Mobile Bay area in Alabama to markets in Florida; and constitution pipeline that would connect its gathering system in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania to the Iroquois Gas Transmission and Tennessee Gas Pipeline systems in New York. In addition, it provides natural gas gathering, treating, processing, and compression services; natural gas liquids production, fractionation, storage, marketing, and transportation services; and deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation services. The company transports and stores natural gas to local natural gas distribution companies, municipal utilities, direct industrial users, electric power generators, and natural gas marketers and producers. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated approximately 13,600 miles of pipelines. The Williams Companies, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Receive WMB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WMB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas transmission Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:WMB CUSIP96945710 Webco.williams.com Phone918-573-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.34 Current Ratio1.11 Quick Ratio1.03 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio45.71 Forward P/E Ratio36.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.03 billion Price / Sales2.97 Cash Flow$2.7402 per share Price / Cash10.51 Book Value$19.57 per share Price / Book1.47 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$2.17 billion Net Margins24.02% Return on Equity3.61% Return on Assets1.19% Miscellaneous Employees5,425 Outstanding Shares827,960,000Market Cap$23,754.10 Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions What is Williams Companies' stock symbol? Williams Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMB." How often does Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams Companies? Williams Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, June 25th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Williams Companies' Dividend History. How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter? Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The pipeline company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.09 billion. Williams Companies had a net margin of 24.02% and a return on equity of 3.61%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS. View Williams Companies' Earnings History. When is Williams Companies' next earnings date? Williams Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Companies. What price target have analysts set for WMB? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Williams Companies' stock. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Williams Companies' stock price to reach $33.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Williams Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Companies? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Williams Companies include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Williams Partners (WPZ), TC PIPELINES LP Common Stock (TRP), Kinder Morgan (KMI), National Grid (NGG), Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (ETE), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Western Gas Partners (WES), EQT GP (EQGP), DCP Midstream (DCP), Antero Midstream Partners (AM) and EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK). Who are Williams Companies' key executives? Williams Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)Mr. John D. Chandler CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. (Age 41)Mr. James E. Scheel, Sr. VP of Northeast Gathering & Processing (Age 53) Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about WMB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 44.97 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are Williams Companies' major shareholders? Williams Companies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.36%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.30%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.17%), Viking Fund Management LLC (0.08%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.05%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Charles I Cogut, Donald R Chappel, James E Scheel, Kathleen B Cooper, Michael A Creel, Robyn L Ewing, Rory Lee Miller, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom and Ted T Timmermans. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Williams Companies. Which institutional investors are selling Williams Companies stock? WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Hartford Investment Management Co., Atria Investments LLC, TIAA FSB, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Retirement Systems of Alabama, MHI Funds LLC and Bourgeon Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Williams Companies company stock in the last year include Donald R Chappel, James E Scheel, Kathleen B Cooper, Robyn L Ewing and Ted T Timmermans. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Companies. Which institutional investors are buying Williams Companies stock? WMB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Viking Fund Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., DnB Asset Management AS and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, Charles I Cogut, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen and Stephen W Bergstrom. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Companies. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Williams Companies' stock price today? One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.80. How big of a company is Williams Companies? Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $23.75 billion and generates $8.03 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $2.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. Williams Companies employs 5,425 workers across the globe. How can I contact Williams Companies? Williams Companies' mailing address is ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at 918-573-2000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Williams Companies (NYSE WMB)Community Ranking: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 474 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 289 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 763MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Williams Companies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WMB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WMB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does earnings per share mean?