Williams Companies (WMB) Now Covered by Bank of America

The hedge fund held 15.29M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $458.88 million, up from 15.21M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Williams Cos Inc Del Com now has $26.98 billion valuation.

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) traded up $0.12 on Friday, hitting $32.58.

Advisor Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Williams Companies, Inc.

Among 18 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has risen 40.20% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500. The Williams Companies, Inc. The institutional investor held 97,582 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.04M, down from 102,057 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd who had been investing in Owens Corning New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.42 billion market cap company.

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.019 during the last trading session, reaching $18.07. About 249,414 shares traded. Williams Companies's payout ratio is now 210.53%. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) has risen 17.26% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. Its down 0.02, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold MCD shares while 638 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 254 raised stakes. Trexquant Inv Lp accumulated 17,439 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Ajo Lp stated it has 2.29M shares. (NYSE:WMB) shares were sold by Timmermans Ted T. Tcw Gp Incorporated invested in 46,337 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 35,000 shares. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0% in MaxLinear, Inc. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its position in Williams Companies by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSEAMERICAN:CKX). Rodgers Brothers owns 55,750 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Moors & Cabot reported 43,342 shares or 0.46% of all its holdings. Oak Associates Oh invested 0.06% of its portfolio in MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Umb Bancorporation N A Mo reported 25,307 shares. (NYSE:TJX). Ws Mngmt Lllp owns 324,400 shares. Westpac invested in 0.06% or 61,191 shares. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Sandy Spring Bank, which manages about $1.04 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) by 3,374 shares to 5,376 shares, valued at $826,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NYSE:WMB) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Therefore 72% are positive. Finally, Wolfe Research began coverage on Williams Companies in a report on Monday, September 25th. The stock of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Standpoint Research. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 9 by H.C. Wainwright. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 16 with "Buy". As per Friday, June 24, the company rating was initiated by Miller Tabak. (NYSE:TJX) on Thursday, February 25 with "Outperform" rating. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. (NYSE:WMB) was sold by CHAPPEL DONALD R on Tuesday, September 26. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Maxim Group.

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Among 18 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. Therefore 100% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. had 47 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded Williams Companies, Inc. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of WMB in report on Friday, April 28 with "Hold" rating. Jefferies downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 23 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 13 by Goldman Sachs. Fort Washington Investment Oh stated it has 0.04% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, December 20. The rating was downgraded by Howard Weil to "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, September 29. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned "Hold" rating by Evercore on Tuesday, April 5. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 11. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group with "Buy" on Thursday, January 7. The firm owned 2,138,690 shares of the pipeline company's stock after purchasing an additional 58,630 shares during the quarter. (NYSE:MXL). 235,217 were reported by Kennedy Capital Inc. Federated Investors Pa has 127,771 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. WMB's profit will be $165.35M for 40.94 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Williams Companies, Inc. for the current quarter to be 1150%.

The return on invested capital is at 1%, which is good, compared to its peers. Its up 0.13, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold WMB shares while 203 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. The pipeline company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.04). 101,959 are owned by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Williams Companies, Inc. The insider, CHAZEN STEPHEN I, now holds 19,428 shares of WMB. Calamos Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 94,523 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Dubuque Financial Bank And Tru Co has 815 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Signaturefd Limited Liability has 22,861 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. (NYSE:WMB). Bartlett Co Limited Liability Co reported 0% stake. Capital Rech Global holds 5.91 million shares. Cambridge Research invested in 0.01% or 19,126 shares. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Limited Liability Co invested in 81,719 shares. Penn Cap Co reported 20,655 shares.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States. The Williams Companies, Inc.is an industry-leading, large-cap master limited partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain from gathering, processing and interstate transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids to petchem production of ethylene, propylene and other olefins.

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