WMB stock: buy or sell

WMB stock price: $23.56 0.47% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021

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WMB stock brief

  • Williams stock barely changed 0.47% to close at $23.56 on the stock market on Wednesday.
  • From the chart point view, price is drawing a scaled uptrend since November 2020 with higher tops and higher bottoms. This uptrend marked a 33.64% gain
  • The Williams Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy infrastructure company primarily in the United States.

Should I buy Williams stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $WMB stock a buy?

In the current situation of Williams there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $WMB will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Williams stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Williams stock?. In the same way as when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a capricious decision, and we must follow our own trading strategy. Our trading system selects very simple strategies to guide us on when is a good time to sell our shares. Be aware that these strategies are not intended for shorting Williams stock

As a golden rule, you should never keep an open trade that yields greater losses than those expected by the time of the buy. The moment to sell your stock must always be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Williams stock?

Currently, Williams stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own Williams stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Williams ratings

In the last month, just one brokerage rating was published for Williams

Williams analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 29th, 2021
Morgan Stanley

Williams stock analysis

Since in November 2020, Williams has been drawing an uptrend that by now marked a gorgeous 33.64%. During this uptrend, the price offered some entry points on the breakouts. Latest low was in late March, when price bounced at $22.59. Like in all uptrends, price needs to take breath and now price is moving in a range between $24.58 and $22.59

SMAs overview

WMB stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $23.57 (0.04% above)
  • R2: $23.66 (0.42% above)
  • R3: $23.71 (0.64% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $23.53 (-0.13% below)
  • S2: $23.48 (-0.34% below)
  • S3: $23.45 (-0.47% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The distance between the upper and lower bands is less than 5%, and this means that volatility is low. Reduced volatility is often the antecedent to a sharp movement (up or down), so we must be alert and manage our buy or sell orders accordingly

    WMB stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The has been between the the levels of 30 and 70 for some weeks, and therefore, without this indicator really being of any help to us in making any decisions.

    WMB stock RSI chart

    Williams stock price history

    Williams started trading on Dec 31st, 1981 priced at $0.80 per share1. Since then, WMB stock has risen by 2,845.00%, with an average of 72.95% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on Dec 1981 would be valued $29,450.00 nowadays.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    WMB stock price history chart

    Price target for Williams stock

    Nobody knows how much a stock will be priced tomorrow. However, many stock price predictions are issued every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions publish their price predictions based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these predictions follow the publication of new fundamental data by the company, and many times. Again, these estimates are not direct recommendations for small traders and should not be followed blindly.

    There is just one price target available for Williams that predicts a price of $28.00.

    Williams stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 29th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $26.00$28.00

    Earnings and financials

    The Williams Companies, Inc. ($WMB) came out with earnings of $0.31 per share last February, matching the Market consensus estimate of $0.31 per share. Forecasted turnover for this quarter was $1.9 billion but Williams improved by 11.87%, posting $2.1 billion.

    Compared to the same quarter one year ago, EPS was $0.24, so reported EPS means a gain of 29.17%. Looking at sales, figures merely changed compared to $0.00 year over year.

    WMB ($WMB) is releasing quarterly earnings report next Monday. Analysts expect of $0.29, that is a 6.45% less than Q4.

    Williams performance

    WMB performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Williams ($WMB) 3.70% 6.80% 25.40%

    Please read:
    The viewpoints written in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this article does not have an understanding of the specific circumstances of the reader, his or her own finances or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Opinions are expressed for learning purposes only

    WMB summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Open$23.24
    Close$23.56
    Day range$23.23 - $23.68
    Previous close$23.45
    Session gain0.47%
    Average true range$0.46
    50d mov avg$23.32
    100d mov avg$22.18
    200d mov avg$20.71
    Earnings dateMay 3rd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Williams stock symbol?

    The Williams Companies, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the WMB symbol

    Is Williams stock a buy or sell?

    Williams had one rating in the last 30 days Read the article to get additional tips on trading WMB stock.

    Will WMB go up?

    Williams had different price forecasts issued by market analysts in the last 4 weeks forecasting the target price to $28.00. That is a 18.85% than the current price ($23.56).