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Is Williams Companies, Inc.(NYSE: WMB), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981. Williams Companies, Inc. is in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Williams Companies, Inc., is 11589.8, and so far today it has a volume of 6425. Performance year to date since the 12/31/1981 is -9.00%.

To help you determine whether Williams Companies, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 19.25. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Williams Companies, Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2.25 and the P/B ratio is 2.89. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 100.15 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Williams Companies, Inc. is trading at, 22.25 (1.64% today), Williams Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 11.69%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 53.23% after growing -126.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -193.10%, and -3.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 750.33, and the number of shares float is 749.28. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 85.40%. The float short is 3.06%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.98. Management has seen a return on assets of -1.40%, and also a return on investment of -2.40%.

The ability for Williams Companies, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.5, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 4.16 and total debt/equity is 4.36. In terms of margins, Williams Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of 77.60%, with its operating margin at -16.60%, and Williams Companies, Inc. has a profit margin of -9.70%.

The 52 week high is -58.00%, with 132.59% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.07% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.83%.

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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