Williams Partners L.P. Company Profile (NYSE:WPZ)

About Williams Partners L.P.

Williams Partners L.P. logoWilliams Partners L.P., formerly Access Midstream Partners, L.P, is an energy infrastructure master limited partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain. The Company's segments include Central, Northeast G&P, Atlantic-Gulf, West, and NGL & Petchem Services. Its Central segment provides domestic gathering, treating, and compression services to producers under long-term, fixed fee contracts. Northeast G&P segment includes natural gas gathering and processing, and NGL fractionation businesses in the Marcellus shale region primarily in Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia and Utica shale region of eastern Ohio. The Atlantic-Gulf segment includes its interstate natural gas pipeline, Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, LLC. Its West segment includes natural gas gathering, processing and treating operations in New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming. The NGL & Petchem Services segment includes the Company's interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar, Louisiana.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Pipelines
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WPZ
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $37.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $37.18
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.80
  • 52-Week Range: $12.69 - $40.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.68
  • P/E Growth: 6.16
  • Market Cap: $21.79B
  • Outstanding Shares: 588,937,000
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Net Margins: -25.63%
  • Return on Equity: 0.30%
  • Return on Assets: 0.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.82%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $38.60 (0.97% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/8/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
8/21/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$38.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/2/2016Evercore Partners Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$35.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
7/25/2016Jefferies GroupDowngradeBuy -> Hold$40.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$26.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$54.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
6/8/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
5/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$40.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/3/2015Ladenburg ThalmannUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$57.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
10/21/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$38.00View Rating Details
10/2/2014JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$58.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2016Q115$0.18($0.49)$1.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q115$0.27($0.23)$1.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.18$0.46ViewListenView Earnings Details
3/10/2015$0.83$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.21$0.16$1.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.39$0.07$1.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.33$0.03$326.60 million$313.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.48$0.11$1.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.30$0.18$300.59 million$292.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.46$0.36$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q214$0.32$0.15$284.45 million$277.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.41$0.12$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q114$0.43$0.47$298.47 million$328.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.28$0.52$1.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$0.33$0.22$258.71 million$260.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.37$0.31$1.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.31$248.35 million$247.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.50$1.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.34$0.14$224.79 million$236.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.50$0.42$1.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.35$0.32$153.11 million$156.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.55$0.38$1.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.45$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.90$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$1.00$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.90$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.86$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.17 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20162$0.11$0.17$0.14
Q3 20162$0.10$0.11$0.11
Q4 20162$0.18$0.39$0.29
Q1 20172$0.06$0.34$0.20
Q2 20172$0.07$0.34$0.21
Q3 20172$0.13$0.31$0.22
Q4 20172$0.17$0.60$0.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
Annual Dividend:$3.40
Dividend Yield:8.89%
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-92.39% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
447.37% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
290.60% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 36.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2016John D SeldenrustInsiderSell9,023$37.67$339,896.41View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Williams Companies IncDirectorBuy60,000$66.37$3,982,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Bradley D MuellerVPSell1,625$62.37$101,351.25View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013J Michael SticeCEOBuy5,900$51.02$301,018.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Thomas KaramDirectorSell23,000$50.01$1,150,230.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Infrastructure Investor Globalmajor shareholderSell1,000,000$46.11$46,110,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Thomas KaramDirectorSell20,000$50.48$1,009,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013J Michael SticeCEOBuy6,600$45.71$301,686.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Thomas F KaramDirectorSell6,000$50.05$300,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Thomas F KaramDirectorSell25,000$51.70$1,292,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2013Williams Companies IncMajor ShareholderBuy3,000,000$47.66$142,980,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Philip L FredericksonDirectorBuy4,500$32.89$148,005.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012David A DaberkoDirectorBuy6,000$33.20$199,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012J Michael SticeCEOBuy9,000$33.60$302,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) Chart for Wednesday, September, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff