NYSE:WMB - Williams Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.32 -0.07 (-0.25 %) (As of 04/19/2019 06:45 AM ET)Previous Close$28.39Today's Range$28.0650 - $28.3752-Week Range$20.36 - $32.22Volume6.10 million shsAverage Volume7.61 million shsMarket Capitalization$34.32 billionP/E Ratio35.85Dividend Yield5.35%Beta1.73 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WMB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WMB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas transmission Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:WMB Previous Symbol CUSIP96945710 CIK107263 Webwww.williams.com Phone918-573-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.40 Current Ratio0.81 Quick Ratio0.74Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio35.85 Forward P/E Ratio28.90 P/E Growth4.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.69 billion Price / Sales3.95 Cash Flow$2.0947 per share Price / Cash Flow13.52 Book Value$13.19 per share Price / Book2.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.79 Net Income$-155,000,000.00 Net Margins-1.78% Return on Equity4.83% Return on Assets1.67%Miscellaneous Employees5,322 Outstanding Shares1,211,736,000Market Cap$34.32 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. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The pipeline company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 period last 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. 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? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Williams Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Companies' stock price to reach $32.3846 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Companies? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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? Press coverage about WMB stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Williams Companies? Williams Companies saw a drop in short interest in 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 company's shares are short sold. View Williams Companies' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Williams Companies include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Tc Pipelines (TRP), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), National Grid (NGG), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Western Midstream Partners (WES), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), EQGP (EQGP), EnLink Midstream (ENLC), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQM Midstream Partners (EQM) and DCP Midstream (DCP). 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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.12%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.15%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Viking Fund Management LLC (0.04%). 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 Viking Fund Management LLC, Huntington National Bank, Ingalls & Snyder LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY, DNB Asset Management AS, Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. and Hamlin Capital Management 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 institutional investors are buying Williams Companies stock? WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Arvest Bank Trust Division, Biltmore Wealth Management LLC and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. 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 $28.32. How big of a company is Williams Companies? Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $34.32 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 546 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 328 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 874MarketBeat'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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Consumer Price Index (CPI)?