Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) had declared a cash dividend of $0.8500 on Jul 26, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Aug 3, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Aug 5, 2016. On Jul 26, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 9.3330%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Aug 12, 2016.
In a different note, On Jul 25, 2016, Jefferies said it Downgrades its rating on Williams Partners LP. The shares have been rated ‘Hold’ by the firm. On Jul 22, 2016, Citigroup said it Assumes its rating on Williams Partners LP. The shares have been rated ‘Neutral’ by the firm. On Jun 8, 2016, Jefferies said it Maintains its rating on Williams Partners LP. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $39.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. Bernstein said it Initiates Coverage on Williams Partners LP, according to a research note issued on May 11, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm. On May 6, 2016, Raymond James said it Upgrades its rating on Williams Partners LP. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm.
Williams Partners LP (WPZ) made into the market gainers list on Fridays trading session with the shares advancing 2.89% or 1.05 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $37.34, which is also near the day’s high of $37.4. The stock began the session at $36.2 and the volume stood at 10,95,281 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $48.1 and the 52 week low is $12.69. The company has a current market capitalization of $22,552 M and it has 60,39,56,520 shares in outstanding.
Williams Partners LP(WPZ) last announced its earnings results on May 4, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $1.65B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $1.87B. Earnings per share were $-0.18.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Dec 9, 2015, Alan S Armstrong (CEO) purchased 15,000 shares at $21.05 per share price.
Williams Partners L.P. formerly Access Midstream Partners L.P. owns operates develops and acquires natural gas natural gas liquids (NGLs) and oil gathering systems and other midstream energy assets. The Companys business segments include Access Midstream Northeast G&P Atlantic-Gulf West and NGL & Petchem Services. The Access Midstream segment provides gathering treating and compression services to producers. The Northeast G&P segment includes natural gas gathering and processing and NGL fractionation businesses. Atlantic-Gulf segment includes its interstate natural gas pipeline Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company LLC (Transco) and natural gas gathering and processing and crude oil production handling and transportation. The NGL & Petchem Services segment includes its 88.5% interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar Louisiana along with an RGP Splitter and various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines.