Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:WMB):
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The company is so far trading up by 1.06 percent from yesterday’s close.
Williams Companies, Inc. (The) announced a dividend that was paid on Monday September 26th, 2016. The dividend payment was $0.200 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.80 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yield of $2.71. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 7th of September 2016.
Shares are trading at $29.67 just a bit lower than the 50 day moving average of $30.07 and barely above the 200 day moving average of $24.62. The 50 day moving average went down by -1.31% whereas the 200 day average was up by +20.52%.
In the latest earnings report the EPS was $-1.63 and is projected to be $0.62 for the current year with 750,657,000 shares currently outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS to be $0.21 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $1.04.
A few brokerage analysts have released ratings on Williams Companies, Inc. (The) recently. October 4 investment analysts at Argus Research made no change to the stock rating of “Buy” but lowered the price target from $37.00 to $36.00. On September 29 analysts at Stephens & Co. started coverage by announcing an initial rating of “Equal-weight”.
RBC Capital starting coverage on the stock with a rating of “Outperform” and a price target of $39.00. On August 22 Argus Research left the stock rating at “Buy” but moved down the price target to $37.00 from $65.00.
July 25 investment analysts at Jefferies maintained a company rating of “Neutral” and moved down the price target from $27.00 to $26.00. On July 22, 2016 Citigroup starting coverage on WMB with an initial rating of “Buy”.