Williams Companies Inc (WMB) : Duff Phelps Investment Management Co scooped up 626,325 additional shares in Williams Companies Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 804,869 shares of Williams Companies Inc which is valued at $23,445,834.Williams Companies Inc makes up approximately 0.34% of Duff Phelps Investment Management Co’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Viking Fund Management boosted its stake in WMB in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 185,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 260,000 shares of Williams Companies Inc which is valued at $7,592,000. Williams Companies Inc makes up approx 1.22% of Viking Fund Management’s portfolio.Carroll Financial Associates reduced its stake in WMB by selling 200 shares or 4.36% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,390 shares of WMB which is valued at $134,202. Williams Companies Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Carroll Financial Associates’s portfolio.First Mercantile Trust Co reduced its stake in WMB by selling 9,006 shares or 20.26% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 35,456 shares of WMB which is valued at $1,077,153. Williams Companies Inc makes up approx 0.14% of First Mercantile Trust Co’s portfolio. Washington Trust Bank added WMB to its portfolio by purchasing 331 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $10,105.
Williams Companies Inc closed down -0.07 points or -0.24% at $29.13 with 65,52,828 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $29.53, the shares hit an intraday low of $29.07 and an intraday high of $29.72 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Williams Companies Inc reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.20.Analysts expectations of $ 1794.33.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.15 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Williams Companies Inc. RBC Capital Mkts Initiated Williams Companies Inc on Sep 26, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $39.Williams Companies Inc was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Outperform” on Aug 3, 2016. Williams Companies Inc was Resumed by Citigroup to “Neutral” on Jul 22, 2016.
The Williams Companies Inc. is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North Americas hydrocarbon resource plays to markets for natural gas natural gas liquids (NGLs) and olefins. The Company operates through three segments: Williams Partners comprised of its consolidated partnership Pre-merger WPZ (Williams Partners L.P.) which includes gas pipeline and midstream businesses; Access Midstream comprised of its consolidated master limited partnership ACMP (Access Midstream Partners L.P.) which includes certain domestic midstream businesses that provide gathering treating and compression services to producers under long-term fee-based contracts and Williams NGL and Petchem Services comprised of certain other domestic olefins pipeline assets and certain Canadian growth projects under development including a propane dehydrogenation facility and a liquids extraction plant.