EPS for The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Expected At $0.18

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.30, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 62 investors sold The Williams Companies, Inc. shares while 221 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 693.56 million shares or 0.89% more from 687.46 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Beach Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Company owns 1.8% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 38,620 shares. Quantbot Tech Lp reported 44,021 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Moreover, Tower Capital (Trc) has 0% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 1,050 shares. Fifth Third Natl Bank has invested 0% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Plante Moran Fin Advisors Ltd Co invested 0.01% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Hudson Valley Investment Adv reported 13,358 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Chickasaw Capital Mngmt Ltd Co owns 7.38 million shares for 4.7% of their portfolio. Citigroup has invested 0.03% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Capital Inc Ca stated it has 18,800 shares. Prudential Financial reported 1.26M shares stake. Cap Advsr Ok holds 0.9% or 505,907 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma accumulated 12,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Global X Mgmt Ltd has 0.69% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). 5.13 million were accumulated by Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Corp. 200 were accumulated by Community Savings Bank Na.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.06 million activity. $56,566 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) was sold by Timmermans Ted T. Scheel James E. also sold $888,195 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares.

Analysts expect The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) to report $0.18 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 28.57 % from last quarter’s $0.14 EPS. WMB’s profit would be $148.97 million giving it 35.74 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, The Williams Companies, Inc.’s analysts see -10.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $25.73. About 6.74 million shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 12.25% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.80% the S&P500.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Williams Companies had 12 analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, March 9 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, January 12. Bernstein downgraded The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Tuesday, March 27 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Tuesday, March 27, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, November 17 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Friday, March 9 to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, January 29 by Scotia Capital. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of WMB in report on Wednesday, January 17 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, March 2. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.29 billion. The firm operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL & Petchem Services, and Other divisions. It has a 9.82 P/E ratio. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area.

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