2. As of noon trading, Williams Companies ( WMB) is down $0.29 (-0.9%) to $31.99 on light volume Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Williams Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.95-$32.41 after having opened the day at $32.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.28.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in the United States. Williams Companies has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Williams Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Williams Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Williams Companies Ratings Report now.

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