2. As of noon trading, Williams Companies ( WMB) is up $0.60 (1.6%) to $37.60 on light volume Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Williams Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.01-$37.68 after having opened the day at $37.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.99.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company. Williams Companies has a market cap of $25.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Williams Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Williams Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Williams Companies Ratings Report now.

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