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 maximum price target given 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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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. 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. Today's price is 42.88 percent above the 52-week low, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.