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Morning Traders Watch: Williams Partners L.P., (WPZ)

Friday February 24th 2017: Williams Partners L.P., WPZ is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Pipelines in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Williams Partners L.P., WPZ  has a market cap of 39.49 B. Since its IPO date on the 7/29/2010, Williams Partners L.P., WPZ performance year to date is 6.73%. Today Williams Partners L.P., WPZ has gained 0.32%, with a current price of 40.72.

Ownership of the company is 57.96% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 22.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 2.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Williams Partners L.P., WPZ is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.73. While Total debt/equity is 0.73. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 74.60%, and operating margin of *TBA. Williams Partners L.P. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year Williams Partners L.P., WPZ has seen a EPS growth of 95.00%. A performance for the year of 14.15%. The 52-week high is -3.78%, and the 52-week low is 23.66%. The average volume for Williams Partners L.P., WPZ is 6468.

With a target price of 55, can Williams Partners L.P., WPZ reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Williams Partners L.P., WPZ. Williams Partners L.P. has a P/E of 54.56 and a forward P/E of 22.78. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.82. Williams Partners L.P. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.05 and 1.62 respectively. For P/cash, Williams Partners L.P. has a value of 63.19, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 40.72, Williams Partners L.P. has a dividend yield of 7.76%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Williams Partners L.P., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 14.45% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 95.00% for this year and for the last five years a -16.30% growth has been seen.

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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