The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) reached 5.48% versus a 1-year low price of $23.54. The stock was last seen -1.97% lower, reaching at $24.83 on 11/12/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $24.81 and $25.4185. This company shares are 34.72% off its target price of $33.45 and the current market capitalization stands at $30.32B. The recent change has given its price a -8.18% deficit over SMA 50 and -26.25% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -6.93% declines, -18.08% declines and -8.91% 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 2.56% and during a month it has been found around 2.71%.The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $27.11 billion or 64.5% in WMB stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $3.26 billion in The Williams Companies, Inc., which represents roughly 10.75% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.02% 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 $1.6 billion. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $1.47 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.85% of its market capitalization.
At the end of September reporting period, 438 institutional holders increased their position in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) by some 143,963,260 shares, 346 decreased positions by 127,191,288 and 128 held positions by 799,275,427. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,070,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 86 new institutional investments totaling 8,385,477 shares while 70 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,409,307 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 Senior Vice President – CSD Zamarin Chad J. has acquired 2,500 shares of The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) in trading session dated Nov. 06, 2018. These shares are worth $64,225 and were traded at $25.69 each. The SEC filing shows that Dunn Micheal G. performed a purchase of 2,500 shares. The Executive Vice President & COO added these shares by way of transaction on Nov. 02, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $25.54 per share worth to an investment of some $63,850 on account of Dunn Micheal G..
Director, Creel Michael A, purchased 25,000 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 $25.77, giving away a sum of $644,250. After this purchase, 38,407 common shares of WMB are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $953,646.
In the transaction dated Nov. 02, 2018, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the SVP & General Counsel; Wilson Terrance Lane added a total of 1,000 shares at an average price of $25.75, amounting to approximately $25,750. The insider now directly owns 17,844 shares worth $443,067.
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.