NYSE:WPZ - Williams Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.37 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 09:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.37
Today's Range$47.37 - $47.37
52-Week Range$32.74 - $48.11
Average Volume4.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.26 billion
P/E Ratio28.71
Dividend Yield5.31%
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 Ratio0.74
Current Ratio0.83
Quick Ratio0.74


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


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$871 million
Net Margins8.49%
Return on Equity5.99%
Return on Assets3.08%


Outstanding Shares976,670,000
Market 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. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 3rd will be given 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 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.04. The pipeline company earned $2.09 billion during 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 targets for Williams Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Williams Partners' stock 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?

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 articles about WPZ stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm 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 negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams Partners earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Williams Partners.

Who are Williams Partners' major shareholders?

Williams Partners' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 major 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  535 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  406 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  941
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This page was last updated on 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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