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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 22533.17. 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 29.95 (with a change from open of 0.74%), this in conjunction with a target price of 30.69. Volume today has so far reached 2914818, with an average volume of about 10099.84. The GAP for this stock, is -0.54%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 29.89. 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 25.11%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Williams Companies, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 55.76% 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 84.30%. Shares outstanding is 753.87, while shares float is at a value of 749.41. Float short for Williams Companies, Inc. is 2.62% and the short ratio is 1.94.

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 3.13, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.65 and Price/cash is 166.91, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 4.38% and 41.53% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -23.32% and the 52 week low is 215.25%.

Williams Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.68%, with a current price of 29.95. 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 -2.10%, with performance for the month coming to 0.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 27.53%, and for the half year the performance is -20.47%. Volatility for this week is 1.98% and for the month this is 2.32%.

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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