WMB Shares Move Closer to Their 52 Week High.

This afternoon we watched Williams Companies rise 1.4% to a price of $33.83 per share. The large-cap Oil & Gas Transportation and Processing company is now trading -9.92% below its average target price of $37.55. Analysts have set target prices ranging from $31.0 to $42.0 per share for Williams Companies, and have given the stock an average rating of buy.

Williams Companies's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 2.3%. The stock's short ratio is 4.35. The company's insiders own 0.36% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests.

Another number to watch is the company's rate of institutional share ownership, which now stands at 87.5%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Williams Companies.

Institutions Invested in Williams Companies

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-06-30 Vanguard Group Inc 11% 128,606,314 $4,350,108,669
2023-06-30 Blackrock Inc. 10% 118,182,992 $3,997,539,794
2023-06-30 State Street Corporation 7% 82,587,296 $2,793,515,350
2023-06-30 Bank of America Corporation 4% 50,857,177 $1,720,244,050
2023-06-30 Dodge & Cox Inc 3% 39,014,106 $1,319,652,165
2023-06-30 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 27,149,522 $918,332,602
2023-06-30 JP Morgan Chase & Company 2% 23,881,035 $807,776,027
2023-06-30 ClearBridge Investments, LLC 2% 23,515,457 $795,410,350
2023-06-30 Royal Bank of Canada 2% 21,392,837 $723,612,727
2023-06-30 Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc 2% 20,028,700 $677,470,792
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