“Williams Companies (WMB) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B- . The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”
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WMB has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at EVA Dimensions downgraded shares of Williams to an underweight rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, March 5th. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Williams in a research note to investors on Friday, February 22nd. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays Capital initiated coverage on shares of Williams in a research note to investors on Monday, January 14th. They set an overweight rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock.
One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $37.75.
Williams (NYSE: WMB) traded up 1.28% on Monday, hitting $35.74. Williams has a 52-week low of $27.25 and a 52-week high of $37.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $34.90. The company has a market cap of $24.358 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.82.
The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) is a natural gas company. The Company primarily finds, produces, gathers, processes and transports natural gas.
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