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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 23270.46. 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 31 (with a change from open of 0.55%), this in conjunction with a target price of 30. Volume today has so far reached 9068000, with an average volume of about 11096.3. The GAP for this stock, is 0.59%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 32.02. 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 29.76%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Williams Companies, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 29.93% 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 0.15% and institutional ownership is 85.60%. Shares outstanding is 750.66, while shares float is at a value of 749.41. Float short for Williams Companies, Inc. is 2.47% and the short ratio is 1.67.

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 *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.23, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.82 and Price/cash is 172.37, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 13.89% and 49.52% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -23.28% and the 52 week low is 226.30%.

Williams Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.58%, with a current price of 31. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. 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 0.03%, with performance for the month coming to 11.24%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 49.78%, and for the half year the performance is -2.23%. Volatility for this week is 2.89% and for the month this is 2.73%.

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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