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

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$28.82 +0.06 (+0.21 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 07:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.76
Today's Range$28.53 - $28.89
52-Week Range$20.36 - $32.22
Volume5.43 million shs
Average Volume7.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.92 billion
P/E Ratio36.48
Dividend Yield5.29%
Beta1.73
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$2.1475 per share
Book Value$13.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-155,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,322
Outstanding Shares1,211,736,000
Market Cap$34.92 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Investors 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 yield of 5.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a boost 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 13th. The pipeline company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' 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 previous year, the business earned $0.36 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Companies.

How can I listen to Williams Companies' earnings call?

Williams Companies will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 9:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8002630877.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Williams Companies' stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Williams Companies' stock price to reach $32.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 1 hold rating and 13 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?

Media headlines about WMB stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the pipeline company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Williams Companies?

Williams Companies saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 28,978,904 shares, a drop of 9.2% from the February 28th total of 31,920,444 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,561,906 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 2.4% 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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), General Electric (GE), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.12%), Eagle Global Advisors LLC (0.33%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.15%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.10%) and Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.05%). 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 institutional investors are selling Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC, Huntington National Bank, Ingalls & Snyder LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY, DNB Asset Management AS and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Conning Inc.. 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 $28.82.

How big of a company is Williams Companies?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $34.92 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:  546 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  328 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  874
MarketBeat'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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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