NYSE:WMB

The Williams Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

$23.65
-0.05 (-0.21 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$23.58
Now: $23.65
$24.03
50-Day Range
$22.76
MA: $23.69
$24.56
52-Week Range
$16.27
Now: $23.65
$24.69
Volume7.36 million shs
Average Volume8.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.71 billion
P/E Ratio215.02
Dividend Yield6.95%
Beta1.72
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, and West 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. 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 natural gas liquid (NGL) and natural gas marketing operations, as well as storage facilities. The company owns and operates 30,000 miles of pipelines, 34 processing facilities, 9 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

Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation
CUSIP96945710
Phone918-573-2000
Employees4,739
Year Founded1908

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.20 billion
Cash Flow$3.01 per share
Book Value$13.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$850 million

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,213,790,000
Market Cap$28.71 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Williams Stock Appears To Be Modestly Overvalued
April 7, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is Williams Companies (WMB) A Smart Long-Term Buy?
March 29, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is WMB Stock A Buy or Sell?
March 29, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Williams Prices $900 Million of Senior Notes
February 25, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
This 7.2%-Yielding Energy Stock Is as Strong as Ever
February 24, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

42nd out of 668 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

5th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Williams Companies a buy right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Williams Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" The Williams Companies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Williams Companies?

Wall Street analysts have given The Williams Companies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Williams Companies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Williams Companies?

The Williams Companies saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 19,310,000 shares, a drop of 19.2% from the March 15th total of 23,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,920,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days.
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When is The Williams Companies' next earnings date?

The Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to The Williams Companies' earnings call?

The Williams Companies will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, May 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were The Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) released its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, February, 21st. The pipeline company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.86 billion. The Williams Companies had a net margin of 1.86% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.77%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.24 EPS.
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How has The Williams Companies' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Williams Companies' stock was trading at $16.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WMB shares have increased by 47.6% and is now trading at $23.65.
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How often does The Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Williams Companies?

The Williams Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, March 29th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 11th. This is an increase from The Williams Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is The Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.95%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The Williams Companies does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of The Williams Companies is 165.66%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, The Williams Companies will have a dividend payout ratio of 145.13% in the coming year. This indicates that The Williams Companies may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What guidance has The Williams Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Williams Companies updated its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.99-1.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.21.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for The Williams Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate The Williams Companies' share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Williams Companies' key executives?

The Williams Companies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. John D. Chandler CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.95M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Walter J. Bennett, Sr. VP of Gathering & Processing (Age 51, Pay $1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. (Age 44, Pay $1.29M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John D. Porter, VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Financial Planning & Analysis (Age 51)
  • Mr. Brett Krieg, Assistant Director Investor Relations
  • Mr. Danilo Marcelo Juvane C.F.A., CFA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Judge Terence Lane Wilson, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Debbie L. Cowan, Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 43) (LinkedIn Profile)

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

205 employees have rated The Williams Companies CEO Alan S. Armstrong on Glassdoor.com. Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 66% among The Williams Companies' employees. 69.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at The Williams Companies to a friend.

Who are some of The Williams Companies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Williams Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The 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 The Williams Companies' stock symbol?

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

Who are The Williams Companies' major shareholders?

The Williams Companies' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (0.23%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.04%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.04%), Walnut Private Equity Partners LLC (0.03%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.02%) and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.02%). Company insiders that own The Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, John D Chandler, 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 The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, FDx Advisors Inc., Centre Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Heron Financial Group LLC, and Phoenix Wealth Advisors.
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Which major investors are buying The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walnut Private Equity Partners LLC, Strategic Investment Advisors MI, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, FDx Advisors Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Gilbert & Cook Inc., and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have bought The Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, 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 The 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 The Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.65.

How much money does The Williams Companies make?

The Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $28.71 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.

How many employees does The Williams Companies have?

The Williams Companies employs 4,739 workers across the globe.

Does The Williams Companies have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The 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.

When was The Williams Companies founded?

The Williams Companies was founded in 1908.

What is The Williams Companies' official website?

The official website for The Williams Companies is www.williams.com.

Where are The Williams Companies' headquarters?

The Williams Companies is headquartered at ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172.

How can I contact The Williams Companies?

The 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 4/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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