NYSE:WPZ - Williams Partners Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$43.32 +0.01 (+0.02 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.31
Today's Range$43.29 - $43.69
52-Week Range$32.74 - $44.07
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume1.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.91 billion
P/E Ratio26.25
Dividend Yield5.86%
Williams Partners logoWilliams 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio1.17
Quick Ratio1.09


Trailing P/E Ratio26.25
Forward P/E Ratio25.19
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.01 billion
Price / Sales5.28
Cash Flow$3.4795 per share
Price / Cash12.45
Book Value$24.30 per share
Price / Book1.78


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$871 million
Net Margins7.36%
Return on Equity5.42%
Return on Assets2.81%


Outstanding Shares975,650,000
Market Cap$40,909.13

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.614 per share on Friday, May 11th. This represents a $2.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 3rd. This is a positive change 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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The pipeline company reported $0.37 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 analyst estimates of $2.11 billion. Williams Partners had a return on equity of 5.42% and a net margin of 7.36%. 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Williams Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WPZ?

16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Williams Partners' stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Partners' share price to reach $44.4329 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Williams Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams Partners?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams Partners in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Williams Partners' key competitors?

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?

Media headlines about WPZ stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Williams Partners' major shareholders?

Williams Partners' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC (73.80%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.18%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.04%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%), Hollencrest Capital Management (0.02%) and OTA Financial Group L.P. (0.02%). 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 Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and Catawba Capital Management VA. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, OTA Financial Group L.P., Sphinx Trading LP, Stokes Capital Advisors LLC, Ballentine Partners LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY and Cerebellum GP 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 $43.32.

How big of a company is Williams Partners?

Williams Partners has a market capitalization of $40.91 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Williams Partners (NYSE WPZ)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  503 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  873
MarketBeat'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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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