NYSE:WMB - Williams Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.99 -0.02 (-0.07 %) (As of 05/26/2019 07:03 AM ET)Previous Close$26.99Today's Range$26.8350 - $27.3352-Week Range$20.36 - $32.22Volume6.49 million shsAverage Volume7.31 million shsMarket Capitalization$32.71 billionP/E Ratio34.16Dividend Yield5.50%Beta1.7 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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. The company's Northeast G&P segment engages in the natural gas gathering, compression, and processing business, as well as natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation business in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, and Ohio. Its Atlantic-Gulf segment operates Transco, a 9,900-mile interstate natural gas pipeline 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. It is also involved in the operation of natural gas gathering, processing, and treating; crude oil transportation and production handling; and NGL fractionation assets within the onshore, offshore shelf, and deepwater areas in and around the Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. In addition, this segment operates various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines in the Gulf Coast region. The company's West segment operates Northwest Pipeline, an interstate natural gas pipeline system that extends from 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. This segment is also involved in the operation of natural gas gathering, processing, and treating; and NGL fractionation and storage assets, as well as engages in the NGL and natural gas marketing businesses. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:WMB Previous Symbol CUSIP96945710 CIK107263 Webhttp://www.williams.com/ Phone918-573-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.32 Current Ratio0.31 Quick Ratio0.28Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.16 Forward P/E Ratio27.82 P/E Growth4.43 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.69 billion Price / Sales3.77 Cash Flow$2.0431 per share Price / Cash Flow13.21 Book Value$12.95 per share Price / Book2.08Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.79 Net Income$-155,000,000.00 Net Margins-1.29% Return on Equity5.56% Return on Assets1.93%Miscellaneous Employees5,322 Outstanding Shares1,211,770,000Market Cap$32.71 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Investors of record on Friday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, June 24th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 6th. View Williams Companies' Dividend History. How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter? Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.30 billion. Williams Companies had a positive return on equity of 5.56% and a negative net margin of 1.29%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.19 earnings per share. 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 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Companies. What guidance has Williams Companies issued on next quarter's earnings? Williams Companies issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.83-1.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.93. Williams Companies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.83-1.07 EPS. What price target have analysts set for WMB? 12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Williams Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Companies' share price to reach $32.5455 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Companies? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Williams Companies. Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about WMB stock has trended positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a news impact score of 2.5 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 impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Williams Companies? Williams Companies saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,458,261 shares, a decline of 10.5% from the April 15th total of 27,320,889 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,096,344 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.8 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Williams Companies' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Williams Companies include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Tc Pipelines (TRP), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), National Grid (NGG), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Western Midstream Partners (WES), Targa Resources (TRGP), EQM Midstream Partners (EQM), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), Antero Midstream (AM), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), EQGP (EQGP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) and EnLink Midstream (ENLC). 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 Kinder Morgan (KMI), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Bank of America (BAC). Who are Williams Companies' key executives? Williams Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. John D. Chandler CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. (Age 42)Mr. James E. Scheel, Sr. VP of Northeast Gathering & Processing (Age 54) Who are Williams Companies' major shareholders? Williams Companies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.98%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (3.11%), FMR LLC (1.73%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.68%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.68%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.37%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, Donald R Chappel, Frank J Ferazzi, James E Scheel, John D Chandler, Kathleen B Cooper, Michael A Creel, Robyn L Ewing, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom, Ted T Timmermans, Terrance Lane Wilson and Walter J Bennett. 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Morgan Stanley and State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Williams Companies company stock in the last year include Frank J Ferazzi, Kathleen B Cooper, Ted T Timmermans and Walter J Bennett. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Companies. Which institutional investors are buying Williams Companies stock? WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Geode Capital Management LLC, Trust Asset Management LLC and Payden & Rygel. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom and Terrance Lane Wilson. 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 $26.99. How big of a company is Williams Companies? Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $32.71 billion and generates $8.69 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $-155,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.79 on an earnings per share basis. Williams Companies employs 5,322 workers across the globe. What is Williams Companies' official website? The official website for Williams Companies is http://www.williams.com/. 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: 550 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 331 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 881MarketBeat'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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.