NYSE:WMB - Williams Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.15 +0.02 (+0.07 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 11:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.13
Today's Range$27.99 - $28.22
52-Week Range$20.36 - $32.22
Volume2.54 million shs
Average Volume6.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.09 billion
P/E Ratio35.63
Dividend Yield5.47%
Beta1.72
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP96945710
Phone918-573-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.69 billion
Cash Flow$2.1374 per share
Book Value$13.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-155,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,322
Outstanding Shares1,210,980,000
Market Cap$34.09 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a positive change from Williams Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Williams Companies' Dividend History.

How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The pipeline company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The pipeline company earned $2.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.53 billion. Williams Companies had a negative net margin of 1.78% and a positive return on equity of 4.83%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.36 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Companies.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Williams Companies' stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Williams Companies' share price to reach $32.2143 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Companies?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 14 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?

Headlines about WMB stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. 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 publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Williams Companies?

Williams Companies saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 33,447,212 shares, a decline of 12.0% from the January 31st total of 38,010,790 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,337,010 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Williams Companies' Current Options Chain.

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), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (3.15%), Harvest Fund Advisors LLC (2.93%), FMR LLC (2.43%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.73%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.30%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.20%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, Charles I Cogut, 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 major investors are selling Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Energy Income Partners LLC. 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 major investors are buying Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Cohen & Steers Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Rare Infrastructure Ltd, Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, Macquarie Group Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, Charles I Cogut, 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 $28.14.

How big of a company is Williams Companies?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $34.08 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 CTR, 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  542 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  327 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  869
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This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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