Among 22 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. had 61 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 19 by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, September 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. Raymond James downgraded the shares of WMB in report on Friday, May 6 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, March 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, October 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Friday, March 9 to “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein to “Market Perform” on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 23. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 11 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with “Buy”. See The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) latest ratings:
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
17/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $35 New Target: $31 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $35 New Target: $33 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Bernstein Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
09/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
09/03/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0 Upgrade
02/03/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $37 New Target: $36 Maintain
Greenwood Gearhart Inc decreased Wal (WMT) stake by 10.73% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Greenwood Gearhart Inc sold 10,623 shares as Wal (WMT)’s stock declined 12.38%. The Greenwood Gearhart Inc holds 88,340 shares with $8.72 million value, down from 98,963 last quarter. Wal now has $245.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $83.01. About 9.21M shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 23.53% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 62 investors sold The Williams Companies, Inc. shares while 221 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 693.56 million shares or 0.89% more from 687.46 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Parkside Bank & accumulated 433 shares. 14.66 million are held by Jpmorgan Chase. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking invested in 1.79M shares. Moreover, Proshare Advisors Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Holt Cap Advisors Lc Dba Holt Cap Ptnrs Ltd Partnership holds 10,797 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Virtus Inv Advisers owns 314,245 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 735,223 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Natl Asset Mngmt has 0.04% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Df Dent And Company Inc reported 0.02% stake. Mufg Americas Holding holds 10,538 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cohen And Steers has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Intact Inv Management Inc owns 0.05% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 40,600 shares. Locust Wood Capital Advisers Ltd Liability holds 0.34% or 122,180 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Pcl stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB).
The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $27.68. About 4.48 million shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 12.25% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.80% the S&P500.
Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $1.06 million activity. 26,915 shares were sold by Scheel James E., worth $888,195. Cooper Kathleen B had sold 4,000 shares worth $113,244. Timmermans Ted T sold $56,566 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Friday, February 23.
The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $22.91 billion. The firm operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL & Petchem Services, and Other divisions. It has a 10.57 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.
More recent The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Williams, And Enbridge, And Cheniere, Oh My!” on May 18, 2018. Also Finance.Yahoo.com published the news titled: “Is The Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?” on April 26, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Enbridge offers to buy MLPs, income fund for $8.86B in wake of FERC policy change” with publication date: May 21, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $200,291 activity. Canney Jacqueline P also sold $200,291 worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Monday, December 11.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 68 investors sold WMT shares while 541 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 435 raised stakes. 865.70 million shares or 1.77% less from 881.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Guardian LP reported 12,862 shares. 5,975 were accumulated by Cohen Lawrence B. Security Co has invested 0.07% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Proffitt And Goodson reported 6,429 shares stake. Clark Cap Grp accumulated 322,045 shares. Mitchell Company reported 4,996 shares stake. Cap One Natl Association owns 80,438 shares. Moreover, Lord Abbett And Ltd Llc has 0.86% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Lakeview Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 16,202 shares. 34,106 were reported by Everence Cap Mgmt. 20,350 are held by Torch Wealth Management Ltd Company. Michigan-based Telemus Ltd has invested 0.14% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Guardian Life Insur Of America has 0.1% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 4,740 shares. Ifrah, Arkansas-based fund reported 19,064 shares.
Greenwood Gearhart Inc increased At&T Inc (NYSE:T) stake by 18,585 shares to 152,845 valued at $5.94 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 1,645 shares and now owns 35,015 shares. Bny Mellon (NYSE:BK) was raised too.