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NYSE:WMB

Williams Companies - WMB Stock Forecast, Price & News

$30.46
-0.25 (-0.81%)
(As of 10/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$29.97
$30.82
50-Day Range
$28.42
$35.60
52-Week Range
$24.86
$37.97
Volume
7.09 million shs
Average Volume
8.67 million shs
Market Capitalization
$37.12 billion
P/E Ratio
23.80
Dividend Yield
5.54%
Price Target
$35.86

Williams Companies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.7% Upside
$35.86 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.00% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.16mentions of Williams Companies in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.49%
From $1.48 to $1.65 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.50 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

76th out of 250 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

6th out of 19 stocks

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About Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Stock

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, West, and Gas & NGL Marketing Services 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, as well as various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines. 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 operates natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation and storage facilities in central Kansas near Conway. The Gas & NGL Marketing Services segment provides wholesale marketing, trading, storage, and transportation of natural gas for natural gas utilities, municipalities, power generators, and producers; risk and asset management; and NGL marketing services. The company owns and operates 30,000 miles of pipelines, 29 processing facilities, 7 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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WMB Stock News Headlines

Shale companies join hydrogen hub group
Why is Russia reopening dormant copper mines?
In deepest Siberia, Russian oligarchs are pouring $15 billion into two long-dormant copper mines with close access to the lucrative China market. Copper is essential to the West's plans to transition to green energy and Russia has the third-largest reserves in the world. Is Putin making a move to corner the copper market? New sources of copper – outside Russia – are desperately needed for the West to win its war for energy independence.
Williams Reaffirms FY Earnings Guidance
Williams Reaffirms Earnings Guidance
Why is Russia reopening dormant copper mines?
In deepest Siberia, Russian oligarchs are pouring $15 billion into two long-dormant copper mines with close access to the lucrative China market. Copper is essential to the West's plans to transition to green energy and Russia has the third-largest reserves in the world. Is Putin making a move to corner the copper market? New sources of copper – outside Russia – are desperately needed for the West to win its war for energy independence.
WMB The Williams Companies, Inc.
Williams acquires Houston-based NorTex Midstream for $423M
Williams (WMB) Acquires NorTex Midstream Assets for $423M
Can Williams Companies Pass the Test Again?
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WMB Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/26 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
9/26/2022
Today
10/05/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas transmission
Sub-Industry
Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
CUSIP
96945710
Employees
4,783
Year Founded
1908

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$35.86
High Stock Price Forecast
$42.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.52 billion
Pretax Margin
17.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.63 billion
Cash Flow
$2.98 per share
Book Value
$11.58 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,218,530,000
Free Float
1,213,290,000
Market Cap
$37.12 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.19

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alan S. ArmstrongMr. Alan S. Armstrong (Age 60)
    Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Micheal G. Dunn (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $2.28M
  • Mr. Chad J. Zamarin (Age 45)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel.
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. John D. Porter (Age 52)
    Sr. VP & CFO
  • Ms. Mary A. Hausman (Age 50)
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Brett Krieg
    Assistant Director Investor Relations
  • Mr. Danilo Marcelo Juvane C.F.A.
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Judge Terence Lane Wilson (Age 55)
    Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Debbie L. CowanMs. Debbie L. Cowan (Age 44)
    Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mr. Scott A. HallamMr. Scott A. Hallam (Age 45)
    Sr. VP of Transmission & Gulf of Mexico













WMB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Williams Companies stock right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 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" WMB shares.
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What is Williams Companies' stock price forecast for 2022?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Williams Companies' shares. Their WMB share price forecasts range from $29.00 to $42.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $35.86 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have WMB shares performed in 2022?

Williams Companies' stock was trading at $26.04 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WMB stock has increased by 17.0% and is now trading at $30.46.
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When is Williams Companies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 7th 2022.
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How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.03. The pipeline company earned $2.49 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.42 billion. Williams Companies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.43% and a net margin of 14.57%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.27 EPS.
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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 Tuesday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 9th will be given a dividend of $0.425 per share on Monday, September 26th. This represents a $1.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.
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Is Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) pays an annual dividend of $1.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.78%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 132.81%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, WMB will have a dividend payout ratio of 103.03% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Williams Companies' stock buyback program work?

Williams Companies declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, September 8th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

206 employees have rated Williams Companies Chief Executive Officer Alan S. Armstrong on Glassdoor.com. Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees. 74.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Williams Companies to a friend.

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 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 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.02%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%), Fulton Bank N.A. (0.01%) and Csenge Advisory Group (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan S Armstrong, Debbie L Cowan, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Scott A Hallam, Terrance Lane Wilson, Walter J Bennett and William H Spence.
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How do I buy shares of Williams Companies?

Shares of WMB stock 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 Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.46.

How much money does Williams Companies make?

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) has a market capitalization of $37.12 billion and generates $10.63 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $1.52 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Williams Companies have?

The company employs 4,783 workers across the globe.

Does Williams Companies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of 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.
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How can I contact Williams Companies?

Williams Companies' mailing address is ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172. The official website for the company is www.williams.com. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at (918) 573-2000, via email at investorrelations@williams.com, or via fax at 918-573-6714.

This page (NYSE:WMB) was last updated on 10/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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