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NYSE:WMBWilliams Companies Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.43
+0.47 (+2.35 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$19.61
Now: $20.43
$20.51
50-Day Range
$15.34
MA: $18.52
$20.47
52-Week Range
$8.41
Now: $20.43
$29.06
Volume14.89 million shs
Average Volume9.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.79 billion
P/E Ratio170.25
Dividend Yield8.02%
Beta1.76
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP96945710
Phone918-573-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.20 billion
Cash Flow$2.51 per share
Book Value$12.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$850 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,812
Outstanding Shares1,213,200,000
Market Cap$24.79 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Williams Companies' stock was trading at $16.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WMB shares have increased by 27.5% and is now trading at $20.43. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Williams Companies?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Companies in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Williams Companies.

When is Williams Companies' next earnings date?

Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Williams Companies.

How were Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 4th. The pipeline company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.26. The pipeline company earned $1.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.12 billion. Williams Companies had a return on equity of 7.58% and a net margin of 1.89%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.22 EPS. View Williams Companies' earnings history.

How often does Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams Companies?

Williams Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 12th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, June 29th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 11th. View Williams Companies' dividend history.

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

Williams Companies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.95-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.97.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

19 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Williams Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Companies' stock price to reach $24.68 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Williams Companies.

Has Williams Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WMB stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Williams Companies earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutWilliams Companies.

Who are some of Williams Companies' key competitors?

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), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Williams Companies' key executives?

Williams Companies' management team includes the following 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)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.06%), State Street Corp (5.54%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.33%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (2.13%), Deutsche Bank AG (2.10%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.80%). Company insiders that own Williams Companies stock include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, Frank J Ferazzi, 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. 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 Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Invesco Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Wellington Management Group LLP, Deutsche Bank AG, Southeastern Asset Management Inc. TN, State Street Corp, Prudential PLC, HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC, and CIBC World Markets Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Williams Companies stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong, Chad J Zamarin, John D Chandler, Michael A Creel, Stephen I Chazen, Stephen W Bergstrom, Terrance Lane Wilson, and William H Spence. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.43.

How big of a company is Williams Companies?

Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $24.79 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. Williams Companies employs 4,812 workers across the globe.

What is Williams Companies' official website?

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

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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