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Williams Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.12 (-0.43%)
(As of 12/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
11.70 million shs
Average Volume
7.97 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.58 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Williams Companies

The Williams Cos., Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company, which explores, produces, transports, sells and processes natural gas and petroleum products. It operates through the following segments: Transmission and Gulf of Mexico; Northeast G&P; and West. The Transmission and Gulf of Mexico segment comprises of interstate natural gas pipelines, Transco and Northwest Pipeline, as well as natural gas gathering and processing and crude oil production handling and transportation assets in the Gulf Coast region. The Northeast G&P segment includes midstream gathering, processing, and fractionation businesses in the Marcellus Shale region primarily in Pennsylvania and New York, and the Utica Shale region of eastern Ohio. The West segment consists of 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. The company was founded by David Williams and Miller Williams in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa,


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Natural gas transmission
Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.72 billion
Cash Flow
$2.75 per share
Book Value
$11.43 per share


Net Income
$211 million
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$33.58 billion

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

62nd out of 358 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

7th out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Williams Companies a buy right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Williams Companies stock.
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How has Williams Companies' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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 (WHO). Since then, WMB stock has increased by 72.5% and is now trading at $27.64.
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Are investors shorting Williams Companies?

Williams Companies saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 25,490,000 shares, a decrease of 23.5% from the October 14th total of 33,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,040,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days.
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When is Williams Companies' next earnings date?

Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 28th 2022.
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How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, October, 31st. The pipeline company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.06. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.48 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.09 billion. Williams Companies had a net margin of 10.67% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.84%. Williams Companies's quarterly revenue was up 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm 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, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, December 27th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 9th.
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Is Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.91%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Williams Companies has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Williams Companies is 200.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Williams Companies will have a dividend payout ratio of 135.54% in the coming year. This indicates that Williams Companies may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Williams Companies' stock buyback program work?

Williams Companies announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, September 8th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Williams Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Williams Companies updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.240-$1.280 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.200. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

12 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Williams Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Williams Companies' stock price to reach $30.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Williams Companies' key executives?

Williams Companies' management team includes the following 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

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

206 employees have rated Williams Companies CEO Alan S. Armstrong on Glassdoor.com. Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 67% among Williams Companies' 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.24%), Deutsche Bank AG (2.24%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.15%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.24%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.18%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Terrance Lane Wilson, Walter J Bennett and William H Spence.
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Which major investors are selling Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Jennison Associates LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Pinebridge Investments L.P., AGF Investments Inc., and Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C..
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Which major investors are buying Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cooke & Bieler LP, Invesco Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Johnson Investment Counsel Inc., Natixis, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Cbre Investment Management Listed Real Assets LLC. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Terrance Lane Wilson, and William H Spence.
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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 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 $27.64.

How much money does Williams Companies make?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $33.58 billion and generates $7.72 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $211 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Williams Companies have?

Williams Companies employs 4,739 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.

When was Williams Companies founded?

Williams Companies was founded in 1908.

What is Williams Companies' official website?

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

Where are Williams Companies' headquarters?

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

How can I contact Williams Companies?

Williams Companies' mailing address is ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at (918) 573-2000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 918-573-6714.

This page was last updated on 12/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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