Williams Companies (The) (WMB) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Williams Companies (The) (WMB) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 5 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 4 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 10 research analysts is 1.9, which indicates as a Buy.
Williams Companies (The) (WMB) : The consensus price target for Williams Companies (The) (WMB) is $25.44 for the short term with a standard deviation of $2.51. The most optimist securities analyst among the 9 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $29, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $21.
Shares of Williams Companies, Inc. rose by 8.63% in the last five trading days and 20.86% for the last 4 weeks. Williams Companies, Inc. is up 32.96% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 18.73%. Williams Companies (The) (NYSE:WMB): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $27.57, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $28.69 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $27.41 and closed the trading day at $28.56, in the green by 4.12%. The total traded volume for the day was 13,231,581. The stock had closed at $27.43 in the previous days trading.
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.