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NYSE:WMBWilliams Companies Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.12 (-0.56 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.42
50-Day Range
MA: $19.40
52-Week Range
Now: $21.42
Volume9.43 million shs
Average Volume13.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.99 billion
P/E Ratio194.74
Dividend Yield7.43%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.20 billion
Cash Flow$2.52 per share
Book Value$13.47 per share


Net Income$850 million


Outstanding Shares1,213,558,000
Market Cap$25.99 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Williams Companies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Williams Companies' stock was trading at $16.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WMB shares have increased by 33.7% and is now trading at $21.42.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Williams Companies?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Williams Companies' next earnings date?

Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 3rd. The pipeline company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.02. The pipeline company had revenue of $1.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.80 billion. Williams Companies had a return on equity of 7.77% and a net margin of 1.86%. Williams Companies's revenue for the quarter was down 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.26 earnings per share.
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How often does Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams Companies?

Williams Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, September 28th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 10th.
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What guidance has Williams Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Williams Companies updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.95-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.93.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

18 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Williams Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Williams Companies' share price to reach $24.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WMB stock has trended very positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Williams Companies?

Williams Companies saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 27,680,000 shares, a decline of 11.4% from the December 15th total of 31,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,400,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days.
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Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors?

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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Williams Companies' key executives?

Williams Companies' management team includes the following 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)

What is Williams Companies' stock symbol?

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

Who are Williams Companies' major shareholders?

Williams Companies' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.01%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (0.64%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.56%), Prudential PLC (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%) and Swiss National Bank (0.40%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, John D Chandler, Kathleen B Cooper, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom, Ted T Timmermans, Terrance Lane Wilson, Walter J Bennett and William H Spence.
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Which major investors are selling Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Tiedemann Advisors LLC, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Alps Advisors Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Prudential PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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, Terrance Lane Wilson, and William H Spence.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.42.

How big of a company is Williams Companies?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $25.99 billion and generates $8.20 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $850 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.99 on an earnings per share basis. Williams Companies employs 4,812 workers across the globe.

What is Williams Companies' official website?

The official website for Williams Companies is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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