NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Williams Companies

(NYSE:

WMB

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $33.01, above its previous 52-week high of $32.97 with 2.5 million shares traded as of 12:07 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 7.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Williams Companies has a market cap of $19.2 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 32.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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The Williams Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in finding, producing, gathering, processing, and transporting natural gas primarily in the United States.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Williams Companies as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Williams Companies Ratings Report

.

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