Here’s how analysts see The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) after this past week.

October 13, 2018 - By Vivian Park

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.12, from 1.14 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 45 investors sold The Williams Companies, Inc. shares while 183 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 693.72 million shares or 0.15% less from 694.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Duff & Phelps Inv Mngmt owns 0.71% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 1.74 million shares. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma holds 0.04% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 9,258 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg invested 0.08% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Voya Invest Lc, Georgia-based fund reported 420,260 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.05% or 748,508 shares in its portfolio. Opus Group Limited reported 14,190 shares. Ci Inc has 6.84M shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker Incorporated reported 0.04% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio owns 324,819 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt has invested 0.02% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Bnp Paribas Asset accumulated 40,284 shares. The New Jersey-based Prudential has invested 0.04% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Magnetar Lc has invested 1.62% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0.06% or 1.48M shares. Adage Cap Prtn Group Inc Limited Company stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB).

Since May 22, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $241,080 activity. Timmermans Ted T had sold 12,392 shares worth $347,906.

The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Williams Companies had 11 analyst reports since April 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) rating on Wednesday, April 25. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $3400 target. Seaport Global initiated the shares of WMB in report on Wednesday, April 25 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Tuesday, April 17 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 16 report. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 18 by Scotia Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 13 by Wells Fargo. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 10 report. Below is a list of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) latest ratings and price target changes.

11/10/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform New Target: $35 Initiates Coverage On
09/10/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $26 Initiates Coverage On
13/09/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $35 New Target: $34 Maintain
16/08/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight New Target: $35 Maintain
10/08/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $36 New Target: $38 Maintain
07/08/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $35 Initiates Coverage On
18/05/2018 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Buy Upgrade
25/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0000 Initiate
20/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $29 Initiates Coverage On

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $26.68. About 8.34M shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 6.02% since October 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.64% the S&P500.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $32.27 billion. The firm operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL & Petchem Services, and Other divisions. It has a 11.03 P/E ratio. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area.

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