Analyst Ratings for Williams Cos. (WMB)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Williams Cos. (NYSE:WMB) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, WMB received an average rating of Overweight.

12 analysts declared WMB a buy, 2 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WMB. The highest price target was 39, which equates to a potential upside of 21.91 percent. The minimum price target given was 28.5, implying potential capital losses of -10.91 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.63 percent. That number becomes 2.94 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.46 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.57 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

WMB has a 52-week high of 32.69 and a 52-week low of 22.39. Today's price is 42.88 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.14 percent. WMB has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WMB value stock report compares WMB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $26.42 billion. WMB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.