The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) is now up 8.67% compared to a 12-month low of $23.54. We have seen the price to move -0.66% lower and get settled at $25.58 on 11/02/2018. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $25.295 to $26.02. This company shares are 32.72% off its target price of $33.95 and the current market capitalization stands at $31.14B. The recent change has given its price a -7.17% deficit over SMA 50 and -24.03% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -7.89% declines, -18.38% declines and -2.63% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found WMB’s volatility during a week at 3.32% and during a month it has been found around 2.57%.The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $26.41 billion or 62.4% in WMB stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $2.48 billion in The Williams Companies, Inc., which represents roughly 7.95% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.37% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 63,127,973 shares of the stock are valued at $1.61 billion. The third largest holder is Fmr Llc, which currently holds $1.21 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 3.89% of its market capitalization.
At the end of June reporting period, 435 institutional holders increased their position in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) by some 97,943,610 shares, 340 decreased positions by 124,978,999 and 134 held positions by 809,483,174. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,032,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 89 new institutional investments totaling 7,817,124 shares while 69 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,152,783 shares.The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The Williams Companies, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Executive Vice President & COO Dunn Micheal G. has acquired 2,500 shares of The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) in trading session dated Nov. 02, 2018. These shares are worth $63,850 and were traded at $25.54 each. The SEC filing shows that Creel Michael A performed a purchase of 25,000 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Nov. 02, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $25.77 per share worth to an investment of some $644,250 on account of Creel Michael A.
SVP & General Counsel, Wilson Terrance Lane, purchased 1,000 common shares of The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) in the open market. In a transaction dated Nov. 02, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $25.75, giving away a sum of $25,750. After this purchase, 17,844 common shares of WMB are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $456,450.
In the transaction dated Nov. 02, 2018, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Sr. Vice President & CFO; Chandler John D added a total of 10,000 shares at an average price of $25.94, amounting to approximately $259,400. The insider now directly owns 36,582 shares worth $935,768.
Several analysts have released their opinion on The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB), with 8 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 4 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 9 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.81 average brokerage recommendation.