Big Money’s Pro-Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) Sentiment In 2018 Q1, now at 1.14

June 27, 2018 - By Joshua Cleveland

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Williams Companies Inc’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) in 2018 Q1 increased to 1.14, filings reveal. So its up 0.25, from 2017Q4’s 0.89. 286 active investment managers opened new and increased positions, while 250 sold and trimmed positions in Williams Companies Inc so the sentiment is better. These funds own 694.75 million shares, that’s up from 693.56 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Williams Companies Inc in top 10 changed to 10 from 13 for a decrease of 3. 61 Investors Sold All; 189 Reduced Holdings; 209 increased holdings while 77 active investment managers bought holdings.

Biggest Williams Companies Inc Investors

Rare Infrastructure Ltd owns 5.10 million shares in Williams Companies Inc as of 2018 Q1. Williams Companies Inc’s shareholder King Street Capital Management L.P. owns 3.63 million shares as of 2018 Q1. Trust Asset Management Llc reported 769,519 shares. Salient Capital Advisors Llc revealed 9.07 million shares position in Williams Companies Inc. The Tennessee-based fund Chickasaw Capital Management Llc holds 7.82 million shares or 4.62% of their fund’s portfolio.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States.The firm is worth $22.69 billion. The firm operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL & Petchem Services, and Other divisions.10.46 is the 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.

WMB is touching $27.41 during the last trading session, after increased 0.88%.Currently The Williams Companies, Inc. is downtrending after 9.61% change in last June 27, 2017. WMB has 539,535 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 22.18%.

On August, 1 is expected The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)’s earnings report, according to Zacks. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $0.20. That’s up 53.85 % from last year’s $0.13 EPS. If EPS of $0.20 is revealed the profit of WMB could be $165.54 million giving it 34.26 P/E. Wall Street now sees 5.26 % EPS growth despite The Williams Companies, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $0.19.

Beach Counsel Pa invested 0.65% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Cap Guardian Tru reported 0.53% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Cornerstone has 513 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Comm Limited reported 0.02% of its capital in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Ingalls & Snyder Limited Liability Com has 2.51% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 2.07 million shs. Wealthfront has invested 0.01% of its capital in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.03% of its capital in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 30,794 shs. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.01% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Optimum Invest Advsrs owns 617 shs for 0% of their capital. Benjamin F Edwards & Co invested in 825 shs. Legal And General Grp Public Ltd Company holds 0.09% or 4.52M shs. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Com reported 0.82% stake. 22,060 were reported by Gideon Capital Advsrs. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase & has 0.09% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Webster National Bank N A reported 0% stake.

The Williams Companies, Inc. registered $1.30 million net activity with 1 insider purchase and 4 insider sales since January 11, 2018. 2,000 The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shs with value of $56,566 were sold by Timmermans Ted T. On Friday, May 25 CHAZEN STEPHEN I bought $106,826 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) or 4,000 shs. Cooper Kathleen B had sold 4,000 shs worth $113,244.

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

Total analysts of 12 have positions in Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) as follows: 10 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 83%. The firm has $38.0 highest while $2800 is the lowest target price. The average target $33.70 is 22.95% above the last ($27.41) price. Since January 5, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Williams Companies has 15 analyst reports. On Friday, March 9 the stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan. On Tuesday, March 27 Bernstein downgraded the shares of WMB in report to “Market Perform” rating. On Friday, March 2 UBS maintained the shares of WMB in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 12 the firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, April 17 the firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital. On Friday, March 9 JP Morgan upgraded The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) to “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Tuesday, March 27 the rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. In Wednesday, April 25 report Seaport Global initiated the stock with “Buy” rating.

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