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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Williams Partners L.P., WPZ

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 22565.91. Since its IPO date on the 7/29/2010, Williams Partners L.P., WPZ performance year to date is 43.33%. Today Williams Partners L.P., WPZ has gained 1.53%, with a current price of 36.74.

Ownership of the company is 57.96% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 36.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -4.60%, with return on investment at -2.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Williams Partners L.P., WPZ is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1. While Total debt/equity is 1.05. With a profit margin of -30.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 78.60%, and operating margin of -20.50%. Williams Partners L.P. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Williams Partners L.P., WPZ has seen a EPS growth of -421.30%. A performance for the year of 8.55%. The 52-week high is -4.24%, and the 52-week low is 205.31%. The average volume for Williams Partners L.P., WPZ is 2218623.

With a target price of 38.54, 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 *TBA and a forward P/E of 25.92. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Williams Partners L.P. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.15 and 1.14 respectively. For P/cash, Williams Partners L.P. has a value of 223.42, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 36.74, Williams Partners L.P. has a dividend yield of 9.39%. We see a return on equity of -10.80%.

Looking more long-term Williams Partners L.P., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 40.99%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 106.51% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -421.30% for this year and for the last five years a -44.80% 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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