Market Inference Overview -- WMB Stock

Williams Companies logged a 0.5% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $30.53 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. WMB's trading volume is 497,363 compared to the stock's average volume of 6,976,796.

Williams Companies trades -16.88% away from its average analyst target price of $36.73 per share. The 18 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $31.0 to $42.0, and on average have given Williams Companies a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying WMB should be aware of the facts below:

  • Williams Companies's current price is 101.4% above its Graham number of $15.16, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Williams Companies has moved -8.2% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 14.6%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.12, Williams Companies has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.4 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • WMB has a forward P/E ratio of 16.9 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.81 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 4.56 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Williams Companies is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.17 compared to its sector average of 1.03

  • The Williams Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States.

  • Based in Tulsa, the company has 5,043 full time employees and a market cap of $37.19 Billion. Williams Companies currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.7%.

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