WMB:NYE-Williams Companies Inc. (The)

EQUITY | Oil & Gas - Midstream | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 26.40


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Market Cap

USD 31.96B



Average Target Price

USD 33.53 (26.99%)
Average Analyst Rating


STA Verdict



Williams Companies Inc is an energy infrastructure company. It is engaged in connecting North America's hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas, NGLs, and olefins.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-01-21 )

Largest Industry Peers for Oil & Gas - Midstream

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ETFs Containing WMB

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Inf.. 7.97 % 0.45 %


USD 0.08B
TPYP Tortoise North American P.. 7.37 % 0.50 %


USD 0.24B
USAI American Energy Independe.. 7.22 % 0.00 %


USD 9.44M
XLEY Cushing Energy & MLP 6.52 % 0.00 %


USD 2.49M
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastruc.. 6.15 % 0.65 %


USD 0.06B
ZGI:CA BMO Global Infrastructure.. 4.42 % 0.61 %

+0.04 (+0.11%)

CAD 0.22B
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & .. 3.99 % 0.60 %


USD 0.02B
XLSY Cushing Energy Supply Cha.. 3.60 % 0.00 %


USD 2.49M
EMLP First Trust North America.. 3.31 % 0.95 %


USD 2.24B
DTN WisdomTree U.S. Dividend .. 1.56 % 0.38 %


USD 0.76B
IWS iShares Russell Mid-cap V.. 0.72 % 0.24 %


USD 10.84B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Oil & Gas - Midstream)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 19.73% 84% B 92% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.73% 84% B 92% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -18.27% 35% F 26% F
Dividend Return 4.21% 10% F 66% D
Total Return -14.06% 33% F 29% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -33.08% 43% F 20% F
Dividend Return 21.92% 33% F 66% D
Total Return -11.16% 40% F 25% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -6.19% 39% F 15% F
Dividend Return -1.17% 39% F 20% F
Total Return 5.02% 53% F 76% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 37.48% 16% F 12% F
Risk Adjusted Return -3.13% 49% F 23% F
Market Capitalization 23.12B 90% A- 94% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Oil & Gas - Midstream)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.52 65% D 55% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.42 24% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.18 33% F 54% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio -30.70 83% B 92% A-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 19.08% 72% C- 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 6.15% 30% F 37% F
Return on Assets 4.50% 50% F 64% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 204.75% 25% F 16% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative free cash flow

The company had negative total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector