NYSE:WMB - Williams Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.42 -0.05 (-0.16 %) (As of 08/21/2018 04:37 AM ET)Previous Close$30.47Today's Range$30.14 - $30.5352-Week Range$24.00 - $33.67Volume9.78 million shsAverage Volume9.16 million shsMarket Capitalization$26.32 billionP/E Ratio48.29Dividend Yield4.53%Beta1.43 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The 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. 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 SymbolNYSE:WMB CUSIP96945710 Webwww.williams.com Phone(918) 573-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.38 Current Ratio0.79 Quick Ratio0.71 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio48.29 Forward P/E Ratio39.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.03 billion Price / Sales3.14 Cash Flow$2.6112 per share Price / Cash11.65 Book Value$19.57 per share Price / Book1.55 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$2.17 billion Net Margins24.19% Return on Equity3.82% Return on Assets1.28% Miscellaneous Employees5,425 Outstanding Shares827,970,000Market Cap$26.32 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid 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 of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. View Williams Companies' Dividend History. How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter? Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2 billion. Williams Companies had a return on equity of 3.82% and a net margin of 24.19%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $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 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Williams Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Companies' stock price to reach $33.6154 in the next year. 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 in 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 trading volume, of 8,848,286 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Williams Partners (WPZ), Kinder Morgan (KMI), TC PIPELINES LP Common Stock (TRP), National Grid (NGG), Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (ETE), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Partners (WES), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQT GP (EQGP), DCP Midstream (DCP), EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) and Antero Midstream Partners (AM). Who are Williams Companies' key executives? Williams Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Alan S. Armstrong, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorMichael G. Dunn, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice PresidentJohn D. Chandler, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentTerrance Lane Wilson, Chief Compliance Officer, SVP & General CounselRobyn L. Ewing, Chief Administrative Officer & Senior VP Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about WMB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.64 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Williams Companies. Who are Williams Companies' major shareholders? Williams Companies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional 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 major 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 major 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 $26.32 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 493 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 303 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 796MarketBeat'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 StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Models, Which is Right For You?