The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for The Williams Companies Inc. (WMB) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.25, or -0.73%, to $33.91. The The Williams Companies Inc. has recorded 137,735 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Williams CEO to Present at 2023 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference.
The Williams Companies Inc. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Energy sector and is a part of the Oil & Gas Midstream industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $34.16 and fluctuated between $34.19 as its day high and $33.73 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The Williams Companies Inc. is $42.01B. A total of 4.58 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 6.78M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, WMB has seen 0 BUY and 4 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 35,969 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 46 BUYs and 44 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,140,710 shares during that period but sold 998,775.
In the most recent transaction, Hallam Scott A. sold 7,193 shares of WMB for 33.00 per share on Jul 07. After the transaction, the SVP Transmission & Gulf of Mex now owns 226,973 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 28, Hallam Scott A. sold 7,194 shares at 32.00 per share. WMB shares that SVP Transmission & Gulf of Mex owns now total 234,166.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Hallam Scott A. disposed of 7,194 shares on Jun 21 at a per-share price of $31.00. This resulted in the SVP Transmission & Gulf of Mex holding 241,360 shares of WMB after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Hallam Scott A. sold 14,388 shares at $30.64 per share on Jun 14. Company shares held by the SVP Transmission & Gulf of Mex now total 248,554.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. The Williams Companies Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.79, resulting in a dividend yield of 5.24%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.26. WMB’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/8/2023 when it declared a $0.4475 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/25/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/26/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 6/9/2023. The WMB stock dividend was $0.4475 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for WMB in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $37.82 with high estimates of $42.00 and low estimates of $31.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, WMB has a high of $35.46 and a low of $27.80.
As of this writing, WMB has an earnings estimate of $Kimberly-Clark Corporation per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Walmart Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $Waste Management, Inc. per share and a lower estimate of $Williams Companies, Inc. (The).
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. WMB’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.68B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $23.68B in debt and $4.97B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $9.56, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $14.10B.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for WMB is Buy with a score of 3.89.