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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)?

The company in question is, Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) currently with a stock price of 36.31 (-0.33% today). The market cap for Williams Partners L.P. is 22072.94, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Pipelines industry. The target price for Williams Partners L.P. is 55. Currently Williams Partners L.P. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 22.88. Average volume for Williams Partners L.P. is 1959.88 and so far today it is 737092.

Performance in the last year for Williams Partners L.P. has been -11.86%. For EPS growth, Williams Partners L.P. has seen a growth of -421.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 74.95%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -44.80% over the last five years and could be 4.00% for the next five years. Williams Partners L.P. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -3.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 25.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.77%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 39.49%.

Since the IPO date for Williams Partners L.P. on the 7/29/2010, Williams Partners L.P. has seen performance year to date to be 41.04%. With Williams Partners L.P. trading at 36.31, the dividend yield is 9.33%, and the EPS is -3.03.

So could Williams Partners L.P., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.03 and the P/B is at 1.1. The P/cash is 176.58, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Williams Partners L.P. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.4, and the quick ratio is 0.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.93, and total debt/equity at 0.98.

In terms of margins, Williams Partners L.P. has a gross margin of 77.60%, an operating margin of -14.00% and a profit margin of -25.20%.Payout ratio for Williams Partners L.P. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.80% with return on investment coming to -2.40%.

Insider ownership for Williams Partners L.P., is at 57.96% and institutional ownership comes to 36.00%. Outstanding shares are at 605.9. While shares float is 248.84. The float short is currently 2.53%, and short ratio is 3.22.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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