Williams Companies SVP Robyn Ewing Sells 3,700 Shares (WMB)
Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) SVP Robyn Ewing sold 3,700 shares of Williams Companies stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.44, for a total value of $142,228.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 147,354 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,664,288. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) traded down 1.20% on Friday, hitting $37.82. The stock had a trading volume of 2,225,340 shares. Williams Companies has a 52 week low of $31.25 and a 52 week high of $38.68. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $35.96 and its 200-day moving average is $35.28. The company has a market cap of $25.847 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.25.
Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.05. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.25 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Williams Companies will post $0.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on WMB shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Williams Companies in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 24th. They now have a $39.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Maxim Group initiated coverage on shares of Williams Companies in a research note to investors on Wednesday, November 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Williams Companies from $34.00 to $38.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, October 31st. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $41.67.
The Williams Companies, Inc (NYSE:WMB) is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America’s hydrocarbon resource plays to markets for natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and olefins.
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