Analyst Buzz: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)


Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -0.1% and closed its last trading session at $38.62.

The company reported its EPS on 10/31/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $55.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.21. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.21 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.21 and 2.32 respectively.

Williams Partners L.P. on 10/31/2016 reported its EPS as $0.07 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.39. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.32. This shows a surprise factor of -82.1%.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Williams Partners L.P. as $1.87 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 6 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.5 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.06 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.62 Billion.

The Company got Upgrade by Stifel on 10-Jan-17 from Hold to Buy.

Insider Trades for Williams Partners L.P. show that the latest trade was made on 11 Sep 2016 where Seldenrust (John D), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 9023 shares were traded at a price of $37.67.

12 analysts projected Price Targets for Williams Partners L.P.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $66. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $44 and the Mean Price Target is $55.

Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) has the market capitalization of $23.45 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $40.36 on Sep 8, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $12.69 on Feb 9, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -3.7 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 1.55 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.93. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.29% and 2.36%.

Company profile:

Williams Partners L.P. is a master limited partnership. The company is engaged in gathering, processing, transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids. It operates primarily in U.S. and Canada. Williams Partners L.P., formerly known as Access Midstream Partners, L.P., is headquartered in Oklahoma City.