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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)?

The company in question is, Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) currently with a stock price of 29.93 (-1.61% today). The market cap for Williams Companies, Inc. is 23678.93, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Pipelines industry. The target price for Williams Companies, Inc. is 27.67. Currently Williams Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 30.88. Average volume for Williams Companies, Inc. is 12410.18 and so far today it is 491595.

Performance in the last year for Williams Companies, Inc. has been -20.92%. For EPS growth, Williams Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of -126.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 53.43%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -44.60% over the last five years and could be 70.80% for the next five years. Williams Companies, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -456.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 18.17%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 44.54%.

Since the IPO date for Williams Companies, Inc. on the 12/31/1981, Williams Companies, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 27.33%. With Williams Companies, Inc. trading at 29.93, the dividend yield is 2.63%, and the EPS is -1.63.

So could Williams Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.29 and the P/B is at 4.73. The P/cash is 175.4, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Williams Companies, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 5.05, and total debt/equity at 5.25.

In terms of margins, Williams Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of 78.60%, an operating margin of -29.00% and a profit margin of -17.00%.Payout ratio for Williams Companies, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -2.50% with return on investment coming to -2.40%.

Insider ownership for Williams Companies, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 85.60%. Outstanding shares are at 778.4. While shares float is 749.41. The float short is currently 2.50%, and short ratio is 1.51.

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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