Williams Partners LP (WPZ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

Based on the latest brokerage notes which have been released to investors, 2 brokers have issued a rating of "strong buy", 1 brokers "buy", 10 brokers "neutral", 0 brokers "sell" and 0 brokers "strong sell". The last stock close price is up 0.00% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has increased 0.04% over the same time.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock.

09/29/2016 - Stephens began new coverage on Williams Partners L.P. giving the company a " rating. They set a "hold" rating and a $72.00 price target for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Williams Partners from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $44.00 price target on the stock.in a research report on Saturday, January 7th.

01/23/2017 - Williams Partners L.P. was upgraded to " by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.

Williams Partners (NYSE:WPZ) opened at 40.08 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $9.93 billion, a PE ratio of 33.95 and a beta of 1.05. Williams Partners has a one year low of $17.08 and a one year high of $42.32.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. had a return on equity of 5.82% and a net margin of 22.41%. (NYSE:BIP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 1st. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.40.

11/01/2016 - Williams Partners L.P. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. will post $1.79 EPS for the current fiscal year. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.435 per share.

08/02/2016 - Williams Partners L.P. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 16th. This represents a $1.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.54%. Buckeye Partners, L.P.'s dividend payout ratio is 120.99%.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in BIP. Finally, Sei Investments Co. increased its position in Buckeye Partners, L.P.by 943.4% in the third quarter. Energy Income Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Williams Partners during the fourth quarter worth $93,211,000. FineMark National Bank & Trust increased its position in Buckeye Partners, L.P.by 8.7% in the third quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 630,883 shares of the company's stock worth $23,992,000 after buying an additional 6,266 shares during the last quarter.

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ONEOK Partners, L.P.is engaged in gathering, processing, storage and transportation of natural gas in the United States. The Company's business is organized in three operating platforms: office, retail and other segments. The utilities segment consists of regulated businesses, including regulated distribution (electricity and natural gas connections), electricity transmission and a regulated terminal (coal export terminal).