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.

WMB was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 39, which equates to a potential upside of 21.91 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 28.5, implying a possible loss of -10.91 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.63 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.94 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.46 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.57 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WMB hit 32.69 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 22.39. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.88 percent, and below the high by 2.14 percent. WMB has a price/earnings 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.