What Is the Outlook for Williams Shares?

After this morning's 1.3% surge to $40.67 per share, Williams might just keep moving past its target price of $40.53. With an average analyst rating of buy, and target prices from $36.0 to $47.0, the stock's next move is anyone's guess.

Williams's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 2.1%. The stock's short ratio is 3.62. The company's insiders own 0.41% 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 88.6%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Williams.

Institutions Invested in Williams

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2024-03-31 Vanguard Group Inc 11% 128,108,981 $5,210,192,022
2024-03-31 Blackrock Inc. 9% 108,986,320 $4,432,473,434
2024-03-31 State Street Corporation 6% 75,550,103 $3,072,622,550
2024-03-31 Bank of America Corporation 5% 57,436,972 $2,335,961,546
2024-03-31 Dodge & Cox Inc 3% 37,785,026 $1,536,716,938
2024-03-31 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 29,477,915 $1,198,866,749
2024-03-31 JP Morgan Chase & Company 2% 29,213,752 $1,188,123,240
2024-03-31 Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc 2% 27,416,635 $1,115,034,495
2024-03-31 Wellington Management Group, LLP 2% 21,925,815 $891,722,855
2024-03-31 ClearBridge Investments, LLC 2% 20,983,727 $853,408,138
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