The Williams Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.25 (-1.00 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Volume266,396 shs
Average Volume7.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.03 billion
P/E Ratio26.30
Dividend Yield6.49%
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About The 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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2.16 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

110th out of 346 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

11th out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Williams Companies a buy right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Williams Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 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" The Williams Companies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Williams Companies?

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When is The Williams Companies' next earnings date?

The Williams Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 1st 2021.
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How were The Williams Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.01. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.28 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.07 billion. The Williams Companies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.13% and a net margin of 12.94%. The Williams Companies's revenue for the quarter was up 28.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share.
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How has The Williams Companies' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The 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. Since then, WMB shares have increased by 55.0% and is now trading at $24.83.
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How often does The Williams Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Williams Companies?

The Williams Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, September 27th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is The Williams Companies a good dividend stock?

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.49%. WMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The Williams Companies does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of The Williams Companies is 149.09%. 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 141.38% in the coming year. This indicates that The Williams Companies may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will The Williams Companies' stock buyback program work?

The Williams Companies declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, September 8th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

The Williams Companies issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.090-$1.250 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.210. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for WMB?

11 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for The Williams Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect The Williams Companies' share price to reach $27.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Williams Companies' key executives?

The 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 The Williams Companies' CEO?

206 employees have rated The Williams Companies CEO Alan S. Armstrong on Alan S. Armstrong has an approval rating of 67% among The Williams Companies' employees. 74.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at The Williams Companies to a friend.

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).

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.94%), BlackRock Inc. (8.28%), State Street Corp (6.69%), Dodge & Cox (6.03%), Deutsche Bank AG (2.17%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (2.13%). Company insiders that own The 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 The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Deutsche Bank AG, Franklin Resources Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, and American Century Companies Inc..
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Which major investors are buying The Williams Companies stock?

WMB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Amundi, Dodge & Cox, State Street Corp, Federated Hermes Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have bought The 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 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.
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What is The Williams Companies' stock price today?

One share of WMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.83.

How much money does The Williams Companies make?

The Williams Companies has a market capitalization of $30.17 billion and generates $7.72 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $211 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Williams Companies have?

The Williams Companies employs 4,739 workers across the globe.

Does The Williams Companies have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The 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 The Williams Companies founded?

The Williams Companies was founded in 1908.

What is The Williams Companies' official website?

The official website for The Williams Companies is

Where are The Williams Companies' headquarters?

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

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 9/21/2021 by Staff
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