NYSE:WPZ - Williams Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.37 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$47.37Today's Range$47.37 - $47.3752-Week Range$32.74 - $48.11VolumeN/AAverage Volume4.40 million shsMarket Capitalization$46.26 billionP/E Ratio28.71Dividend Yield5.31%Beta1.65 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WPZ News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WPZ and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas transmission Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:WPZ CUSIPN/A Webwww.williams.com Phone918-573-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74 Current Ratio0.83 Quick Ratio0.74 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio28.71 Forward P/E Ratio27.07 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.01 billion Price / Sales5.78 Cash Flow$3.3691 per share Price / Cash14.06 Book Value$24.30 per share Price / Book1.95 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65 Net Income$871 million Net Margins8.49% Return on Equity5.99% Return on Assets3.08% Miscellaneous Employees5,425 Outstanding Shares976,670,000Market Cap$46.26 billion 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 Monday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.629 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 2nd. This is an increase from Williams Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. View Williams Partners' Dividend History. How were Williams Partners' earnings last quarter? Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.04. The pipeline company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.07 billion. Williams Partners had a net margin of 8.49% and a return on equity of 5.99%. View Williams Partners' Earnings History. When is Williams Partners' next earnings date? Williams Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Partners. What price target have analysts set for WPZ? 17 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Williams Partners' stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Williams Partners' share price to reach $44.7373 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams Partners. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Partners? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Partners in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Tc Pipelines (TRP), National Grid (NGG), Williams Companies (WMB), Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (ETE), Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), Western Gas Partners (WES), EQT GP (EQGP), Tallgrass Energy (TGE), 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) Who are Williams Partners' major shareholders? Williams Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alps Advisors Inc. (2.17%), Alps Advisors Inc. (2.16%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (2.03%), FMR LLC (1.29%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.06%) and CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (1.01%). 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 FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Morgan Stanley, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams Partners. Which institutional investors are buying Williams Partners stock? WPZ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Chicago Capital Management LLC and Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP. 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 $47.37. How big of a company is Williams Partners? Williams Partners has a market capitalization of $46.26 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. What is Williams Partners' official website? The official website for Williams Partners is http://www.williams.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Williams Partners (NYSE WPZ)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 535 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 406 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 941MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Williams Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the NASDAQ?