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The Williams Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-1.02 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.44
50-Day Range
MA: $21.39
52-Week Range
Now: $21.44
Volume7.63 million shs
Average Volume9.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.02 billion
P/E Ratio194.93
Dividend Yield7.39%
The Williams Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States. It operates through Atlantic-Gulf, Northeast G&P, and West segments. The Atlantic-Gulf segment comprises Transco, an interstate natural gas pipeline; and natural gas gathering and processing, and crude oil production handling and transportation assets. The Northeast G&P segment engages in the midstream gathering, processing, and fractionation activities. The West segment comprises Northwest Pipeline, an interstate natural gas pipeline; and gas gathering, processing, and treating operations. The company owns and operates 30,000 miles of pipelines, 28 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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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

31st out of 669 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

5th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.20 billion
Cash Flow$2.72 per share
Book Value$13.47 per share


Net Income$850 million


Outstanding Shares1,213,586,000
Market Cap$26.02 billion
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Estimated)
-0.22 (-1.02 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Williams Companies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Williams Companies' stock was trading at $16.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WMB shares have increased by 33.8% and is now trading at $21.44.
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Is The Williams Companies a buy right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Williams Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" The Williams Companies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Williams Companies?

Wall Street analysts have given The Williams Companies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Williams Companies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Alan S. Armstrong's approval rating as The Williams Companies' CEO?

199 employees have rated The Williams Companies CEO Alan S. Armstrong on Glassdoor.com. Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 64% among The Williams Companies' employees.

When is The Williams Companies' next earnings date?

The Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How were The Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, November, 7th. The pipeline company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27. The pipeline company earned $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.76 billion. The Williams Companies had a net margin of 1.86% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.77%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.26 earnings per share.
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How often does The Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Williams Companies?

The Williams Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, March 29th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.65%. This is an increase from The Williams Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is The Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.39%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of The Williams Companies is 161.62%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, The Williams Companies will have a dividend payout ratio of 141.59% in the coming year. This indicates that The Williams Companies may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WMB?

15 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for The Williams Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect The Williams Companies' stock price to reach $23.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of The Williams Companies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Williams Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The 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).

Who are The Williams Companies' key executives?

The Williams Companies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. John D. Chandler CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. (Age 44, Pay $1.56M)
  • Mr. John D. Porter, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Brett Krieg, Assistant Director Investor Relations
  • Mr. Danilo Marcelo Juvane C.F.A., CFA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Judge Terence Lane Wilson, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Ms. Debbie L. Cowan, Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Walter J. Bennett, Sr. VP of Gathering & Processing (Age 51)

What is The Williams Companies' stock symbol?

The Williams Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMB."

Who are The Williams Companies' major shareholders?

The Williams Companies' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (0.38%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.09%), Clark Capital Management Group Inc. (0.07%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.05%) and Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.04%). Company insiders that own The Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, John D Chandler, Kathleen B Cooper, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom, Ted T Timmermans, Terrance Lane Wilson, Walter J Bennett and William H Spence.
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Which major investors are selling The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Centre Asset Management LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT, Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Pendal Group Limited, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Forte Capital LLC ADV, TrueWealth Advisors LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, and Brookstone Capital Management. Company insiders that have bought The Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom, Terrance Lane Wilson, and William H Spence.
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How do I buy shares of The 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.

What is The Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.44.

How big of a company is The Williams Companies?

The Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $26.02 billion and generates $8.20 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $850 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.99 on an earnings per share basis. The Williams Companies employs 4,812 workers across the globe.

What is The Williams Companies' official website?

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

How can I contact The Williams Companies?

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

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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