Analyst ratings for Williams Companies
In this final part of our series, we’ll look at what Wall Street analysts recommend for Williams Companies (WMB). Notably, 53.0% of analysts recommended the stock as a “buy,” while the remaining 47.0% have recommended it as a “hold.”
The average broker target price of $32.1 for WMB implies an 11.7% price return over the next 12 months, based on its March 24, 2017, closing price of $28.7.
Peers Kinder Morgan (KMI) and TransCanada Corporation (TRP) have “buy” ratings from 66.7% and 83.3% of analysts, respectively. Williams Partners (WPZ), WMB’s MLP subsidiary, has been rated “buy” by 55.0% of the analysts surveyed by Reuters.
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