About Williams Partners (NYSE:WPZ)
Williams Partners L.P. operates as an energy infrastructure company. It operates through Northeast G&P, Atlantic-Gulf, and West segments. The Northeast G&P segment engages in natural gas gathering, compression, processing, and NGL fractionation businesses in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, and Ohio. The Atlantic-Gulf segment operates Transco interstate natural gas pipeline that extends from the Gulf of Mexico to the eastern seaboard; and natural gas gathering, processing and treating, crude oil production handling, and NGL fractionation assets within the onshore, offshore shelf, and deep-water areas in and around the Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. This segment also operates various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines in the Gulf Coast region. The West segment operates Northwest Pipeline, an interstate natural gas pipeline, as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and treating assets in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. This segment also operates NGL and natural gas marketing business, and storage facilities. The company owns and operates 33,000 miles of pipelines system providing natural gas for clean-power generation, heating, and industrial use. WPZ GP LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Williams Partners L.P. is a subsidiary of Williams Gas Pipeline Company, LLC.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Natural gas transmission
Trailing P/E Ratio24.22
Forward P/E Ratio23.51
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$8.01 billion
Price / Sales4.87
Cash Flow$3.3702 per share
Price / Cash11.86
Book Value$24.30 per share
Price / Book1.64
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$871 million
Return on Equity5.42%
Return on Assets2.81%
Williams Partners (NYSE:WPZ) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Williams Partners' stock symbol?
Williams Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WPZ."
How often does Williams Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams Partners?
Williams Partners declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, May 4th will be given a dividend of $0.614 per share on Friday, May 11th. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 3rd. This is a boost from Williams Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. View Williams Partners' Dividend History.
How were Williams Partners' earnings last quarter?
Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The pipeline company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.11 billion. Williams Partners had a net margin of 7.36% and a return on equity of 5.42%. View Williams Partners' Earnings History.
When is Williams Partners' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for WPZ?
16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Williams Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Williams Partners' share price to reach $44.4329 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Williams Partners.
Who are some of Williams Partners' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Williams Partners include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), National Grid (NGG), TC PIPELINES LP Common Stock (TRP), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Williams Companies (WMB), Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (ETE), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Western Gas Partners (WES), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), EQT Holdings Management (EQGP), Antero Midstream Partners (AM), EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) and DCP Midstream (DCP).
Who are Williams Partners' key executives?
Williams Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Alan S. Armstrong, Chairman & CEO of WPZ GP LLC (Age 56)
- Mr. John D. Chandler CPA, Sr. VP, CFO & Director of WPZ GP LLC (Age 48)
- Mr. Micheal G. Dunn, Exec. VP, COO & Director of WPZ GP LLC (Age 52)
- Mr. James E. Scheel, Sr. VP of Northeast G&P - WPZ GP LLC (Age 53)
- Mr. Chad J. Zamarin, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategic Devel. & Director - WPZ GP LLC (Age 41)
Has Williams Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about WPZ stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Williams Partners' major shareholders?
Williams Partners' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC (73.80%), Alps Advisors Inc. (2.05%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (1.87%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (1.87%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.07%) and Atlantic Trust Group LLC (0.84%). Company insiders that own Williams Partners stock include Alan S Armstrong, H Brent Austin and John D Seldenrust. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Williams Partners.
Which institutional investors are selling Williams Partners stock?
WPZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hsbc Holdings PLC, Alps Advisors Inc., UBS Group AG, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Partners.
Which institutional investors are buying Williams Partners stock?
WPZ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Atlantic Trust Group LLC, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC, Natixis and Freestone Capital Holdings LLC. Company insiders that have bought Williams Partners stock in the last two years include Alan S Armstrong and H Brent Austin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Partners.
How do I buy shares of Williams Partners?
Shares of WPZ 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Williams Partners' stock price today?
One share of WPZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.97.
How big of a company is Williams Partners?
Williams Partners has a market capitalization of $39.00 billion and generates $8.01 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $871 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.65 on an earnings per share basis. Williams Partners employs 5,425 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Williams Partners?
Williams Partners' 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]
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