What Is the Market Sentiment on WMB?

Williams Companies stock is trading -8.6% below its average target price of $36.85 after dropping -1.2% during today's evening session. Analysts are giving the large-cap Oil & Gas Transportation and Processing company an average rating of buy and target prices ranging from $31.0 to $41.0 per share.

The stock has an average amount of shares sold short at 2.8%, and a short ratio of 3.53. The company's insiders own 0.36% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that a significant number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 87.5% of Williams Companies's shares being owned by this investor type.

Institutions Invested in Williams Companies

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-03-31 Vanguard Group Inc 11% 128,903,479 $4,341,469,212
2023-03-31 Blackrock Inc. 10% 120,656,809 $4,063,721,363
2023-03-31 State Street Corporation 7% 85,718,039 $2,886,983,579
2023-03-31 Bank of America Corporation 4% 46,878,146 $1,578,855,971
2023-03-31 Dodge & Cox Inc 3% 39,227,254 $1,321,173,926
2023-03-31 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 26,463,141 $891,278,596
2023-03-31 JP Morgan Chase & Company 2% 22,397,111 $754,334,705
2023-03-31 ClearBridge Investments, LLC 2% 22,064,140 $743,120,241
2023-03-31 Royal Bank of Canada 2% 20,691,603 $696,893,195
2023-03-31 Morgan Stanley 1% 17,964,798 $605,054,402

Besides an analyst consensus of some upside potential, other market factors point to there being mixed market sentiment on Williams Companies.

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