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Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 22399.46. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Williams Companies, Inc. is 30.32 (with a change from open of 0.50%), this in conjunction with a target price of 29.08. Volume today has so far reached 2053856, with an average volume of about 12353.3. The GAP for this stock, is 1.38%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 30.21. The current EPS for Williams Companies, Inc., is -1.63, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -126.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 24.57%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Williams Companies, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 53.43% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 70.80%. Quarter over quarter is -456.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -5.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -44.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 85.50%. Shares outstanding is 752.67, while shares float is at a value of 749.41. Float short for Williams Companies, Inc. is 2.47% and the short ratio is 1.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 5.05, while the total debt/equity comes to 5.25. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 78.60% and their operating margin is -29.00%. The profit margin is -17.00%.

Williams Companies, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -2.50%, and on investment, -2.40%. Return on equity is -20.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.11, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.63 and Price/cash is 165.92, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are 16.20% and 46.89% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -28.02% and the 52 week low is 219.14%.

Williams Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.69%, with a current price of 30.32. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Pipelines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Williams Companies, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry means that Williams Companies, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.93%, with performance for the month coming to 14.99%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 33.00%, and for the half year the performance is -27.27%. Volatility for this week is 2.59% and for the month this is 3.19%.

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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