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NYSE:WMB

The Williams Companies Competitors

$22.84
-0.61 (-2.60 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.50
Now: $22.84
$23.34
50-Day Range
$21.21
MA: $22.19
$23.91
52-Week Range
$8.41
Now: $22.84
$24.10
Volume10.23 million shs
Average Volume9.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.72 billion
P/E Ratio207.66
Dividend Yield6.82%
Beta1.72

Competitors

The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) Vs. KMI, TRGP, FRO, GLNG, SFL, and GOGL

Should you be buying WMB stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas storage & transportation" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Williams Companies, including Kinder Morgan (KMI), Targa Resources (TRGP), Frontline (FRO), Golar LNG (GLNG), SFL (SFL), and Golden Ocean Group (GOGL).

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) and The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Kinder Morgan has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Kinder Morgan and The Williams Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Kinder Morgan112802.33
The Williams Companies021212.93

Kinder Morgan presently has a consensus price target of $16.5625, suggesting a potential upside of 12.67%. The Williams Companies has a consensus price target of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Given Kinder Morgan's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Kinder Morgan is more favorable than The Williams Companies.

Dividends

Kinder Morgan pays an annual dividend of $1.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.1%. The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Kinder Morgan pays out 110.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Williams Companies pays out 161.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kinder Morgan has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Kinder Morgan is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Kinder Morgan and The Williams Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Kinder Morgan1.02%6.07%2.74%
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.0% of Kinder Morgan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 14.2% of Kinder Morgan shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Kinder Morgan and The Williams Companies' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kinder Morgan$13.21 billion2.52$2.19 billion$0.9515.47
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07

Kinder Morgan has higher revenue and earnings than The Williams Companies. Kinder Morgan is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Williams Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Targa Resources (NYSE:TRGP) and The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Targa Resources and The Williams Companies' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Targa Resources$8.67 billion0.82$-209,200,000.00($0.81)-38.19
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07

The Williams Companies has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Targa Resources. Targa Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Williams Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Targa Resources has a beta of 2.99, indicating that its stock price is 199% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Targa Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Targa Resources pays out -49.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Williams Companies pays out 161.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Targa Resources has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.5% of Targa Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Targa Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Targa Resources and The Williams Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Targa Resources041512.85
The Williams Companies021212.93

Targa Resources presently has a consensus price target of $30.1111, suggesting a potential downside of 2.65%. The Williams Companies has a consensus price target of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Given The Williams Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Williams Companies is more favorable than Targa Resources.

Profitability

This table compares Targa Resources and The Williams Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Targa Resources-20.83%5.97%2.44%
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%

Summary

The Williams Companies beats Targa Resources on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Frontline (NYSE:FRO) and The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Frontline and The Williams Companies' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Frontline$957.32 million1.40$139.97 million$0.828.26
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07

The Williams Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Frontline. Frontline is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Williams Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Frontline has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Frontline pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 23.6%. The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Frontline pays out 195.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Williams Companies pays out 161.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

21.9% of Frontline shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 48.1% of Frontline shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Frontline and The Williams Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Frontline25101.88
The Williams Companies021212.93

Frontline currently has a consensus target price of $7.76, suggesting a potential upside of 14.62%. The Williams Companies has a consensus target price of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Given Frontline's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Frontline is more favorable than The Williams Companies.

Profitability

This table compares Frontline and The Williams Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Frontline38.35%34.28%13.95%
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%

Summary

The Williams Companies beats Frontline on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GLNG) and The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Golar LNG has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

64.1% of Golar LNG shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Golar LNG shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Golar LNG and The Williams Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Golar LNG00503.00
The Williams Companies021212.93

Golar LNG currently has a consensus target price of $15.50, suggesting a potential upside of 37.29%. The Williams Companies has a consensus target price of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Given Golar LNG's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Golar LNG is more favorable than The Williams Companies.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Golar LNG and The Williams Companies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Golar LNG$448.75 million2.46$-211,960,000.00N/AN/A
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07

The Williams Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Golar LNG.

Profitability

This table compares Golar LNG and The Williams Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Golar LNG-55.97%0.73%0.26%
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%

Summary

The Williams Companies beats Golar LNG on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) and SFL (NYSE:SFL) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and risk.

Risk & Volatility

The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SFL has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.7% of SFL shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for The Williams Companies and SFL, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Williams Companies021212.93
SFL04102.20

The Williams Companies currently has a consensus target price of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. SFL has a consensus target price of $11.04, suggesting a potential upside of 46.42%. Given SFL's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SFL is more favorable than The Williams Companies.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Williams Companies and SFL's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07
SFL$458.85 million1.96$89.18 million$1.096.92

The Williams Companies has higher revenue and earnings than SFL. SFL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Williams Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. SFL pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. The Williams Companies pays out 161.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SFL pays out 55.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and SFL has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. SFL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares The Williams Companies and SFL's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%
SFL-7.47%11.14%2.91%

Summary

The Williams Companies beats SFL on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) and Golden Ocean Group (NASDAQ:GOGL) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

The Williams Companies has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Golden Ocean Group has a beta of 1.83, indicating that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Golden Ocean Group pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. The Williams Companies pays out 161.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Williams Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Williams Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Williams Companies and Golden Ocean Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Williams Companies$8.20 billion3.38$850 million$0.9923.07
Golden Ocean Group$705.80 million1.24$37.19 millionN/AN/A

The Williams Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Golden Ocean Group.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The Williams Companies and Golden Ocean Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Williams Companies021212.93
Golden Ocean Group01302.75

The Williams Companies presently has a consensus price target of $23.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Golden Ocean Group has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.75%. Given Golden Ocean Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Golden Ocean Group is more favorable than The Williams Companies.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.6% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.4% of Golden Ocean Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Williams Companies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The Williams Companies and Golden Ocean Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Williams Companies1.86%7.77%2.70%
Golden Ocean Group-17.84%0.26%0.13%

Summary

The Williams Companies beats Golden Ocean Group on 14 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Williams Companies Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Kinder Morgan logo
KMI
Kinder Morgan
1.9$14.70-4.0%$33.29 billion$13.21 billion294.00Gap Down
Targa Resources logo
TRGP
Targa Resources
1.6$30.93-3.1%$7.07 billion$8.67 billion-3.94Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Frontline logo
FRO
Frontline
1.7$6.77-4.7%$1.34 billion$957.32 million2.52Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Golar LNG logo
GLNG
Golar LNG
1.6$11.29-4.2%$1.11 billion$448.75 million0.00Analyst Revision
Gap Down
SFL logo
SFL
SFL
1.7$7.54-4.6%$900.25 million$458.85 million-22.85Gap Down
Golden Ocean Group logo
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
1.0$6.10-1.5%$874.00 million$705.80 million-7.18
Scorpio Tankers logo
STNG
Scorpio Tankers
2.3$14.76-6.8%$857.45 million$704.33 million4.82Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
GasLog logo
GLOG
GasLog
1.6$5.89-1.4%$560.22 million$668.64 million-3.57Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Nordic American Tankers logo
NAT
Nordic American Tankers
1.2$2.97-7.7%$437.60 million$175.45 million4.79Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Teekay Tankers logo
TNK
Teekay Tankers
1.4$12.59-7.0%$423.72 million$920.97 million1.91Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Teekay logo
TK
Teekay
0.6$3.18-6.9%$321.53 million$1.92 billion-6.12Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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