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

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$30.70 +0.28 (+0.92 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 09:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$30.42
Today's Range$30.47 - $31.04
52-Week Range$24.00 - $33.67
Volume424,222 shs
Average Volume19.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.23 billion
P/E Ratio48.73
Dividend Yield4.46%
Williams Companies logoThe Williams Cos., Inc. is an energy infrastructure company, which explores, produces, transports, sells and processes natural gas and petroleum products. It operates through three segments: Williams Partners; and Others. The Williams Partners segment includes gas pipeline and domestic midstream businesses. The gas pipeline business includes interstate natural gas pipelines and pipeline joint venture investments, and the midstream business provides natural gas gathering, treating and processing services; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing and transportation and deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation services. The Other segment comprises of corporate operations; olefins pipeline assets; and Canada assets. The company was founded in 1908 by David Williams and Miller Williams and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.38
Current Ratio0.79
Quick Ratio0.71


Trailing P/E Ratio48.73
Forward P/E Ratio37.44
P/E Growth7.44

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.03 billion
Price / Sales3.17
Cash Flow$2.7509 per share
Price / Cash11.16
Book Value$19.57 per share
Price / Book1.57


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63
Net Income$2.17 billion
Net Margins24.19%
Return on Equity3.82%
Return on Assets1.28%


Outstanding Shares827,970,000
Market Cap$25.23 billion

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 Wednesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, September 24th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. View Williams Companies' Dividend History.

How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2 billion. Williams Companies had a return on equity of 3.82% and a net margin of 24.19%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.13 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, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Companies.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Williams Companies' stock. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Companies' share price to reach $33.6154 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% 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 2 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Williams Companies.

Are investors shorting Williams Companies?

Williams Companies saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,961,037 shares, an increase of 24.9% from the July 13th total of 23,180,147 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,848,286 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Williams Companies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors?

Who are Williams Companies' key executives?

Williams Companies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Alan S. Armstrong, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Michael G. Dunn, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • John D. Chandler, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Terrance Lane Wilson, Chief Compliance Officer, SVP & General Counsel
  • Robyn L. Ewing, Chief Administrative Officer & Senior VP

Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WMB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 47.19 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Williams Companies.

Who are Williams Companies' major shareholders?

Williams Companies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (3.46%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (2.03%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.22%), Morgan Stanley (0.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.88%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Charles I Cogut, Donald R Chappel, Frank J Ferazzi, James E Scheel, Kathleen B Cooper, Michael A Creel, Robyn L Ewing, Rory Lee Miller, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom and Ted T Timmermans. 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 FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Soros Fund Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and Korea Investment CORP. Company insiders that have sold Williams Companies company stock in the last year include Donald R Chappel, Frank J Ferazzi, James E Scheel, Kathleen B Cooper, Robyn L Ewing and Ted T Timmermans. 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC, AGF Investments Inc., Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS and Canyon Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, Charles I Cogut, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen and Stephen W Bergstrom. 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 $30.42.

How big of a company is Williams Companies?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $25.23 billion and generates $8.03 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $2.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. Williams Companies employs 5,425 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Williams Companies?

Williams Companies' mailing address is ONE WILLIAM CENTER, 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:  493 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  303 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  796
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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