WPZ Williams Partners L.P.

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  • WPZ
  • Price as of: May 25, 10:37 AM EDT
  • $31.83
  • +$1.04
  • +3.4%
  • Industry
  • Specialty chemicals
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WPZ Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    10.68% Basic Materials Average 9.14%
  • Annual Payout
    $3.40 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    276.4% EPS $1.23
  • Dividend Growth
    6 yrs Since 2010
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

WPZ Upcoming Dividend Payouts

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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for WPZ

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Metric WPZ Rank WPZ Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

WPZ Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
2.7% -6.6% 6 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WPZ Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$3.4000 2015 -6.6%
$3.6420 2014 6.6%
Historical Dividend Data

WPZ Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.8500 2016-04-26 2016-05-04 2016-05-06 2016-05-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8500 2016-01-25 2016-02-03 2016-02-05 2016-02-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8500 2015-10-22 2015-11-04 2015-11-06 2015-11-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8500 2015-07-20 2015-08-04 2015-08-06 2015-08-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8500 2015-04-20 2015-05-05 2015-05-07 2015-05-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8500 2015-01-26 2015-02-05 2015-02-09 2015-02-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9285 2014-10-20 2014-10-29 2014-10-31 2014-11-07 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9165 2014-07-21 2014-07-30 2014-08-01 2014-08-08 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.9045 2014-04-21 2014-04-30 2014-05-02 2014-05-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8925 2014-01-27 2014-02-04 2014-02-06 2014-02-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8775 2013-10-25 2013-11-01 2013-11-05 2013-11-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8625 2013-07-22 2013-07-31 2013-08-02 2013-08-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8475 2013-04-22 2013-05-01 2013-05-03 2013-05-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8275 2013-01-22 2013-01-30 2013-02-01 2013-02-08 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.8075 2012-10-22 2012-10-31 2012-11-02 2012-11-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7925 2012-07-23 2012-08-01 2012-08-03 2012-08-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7775 2012-04-23 2012-05-02 2012-05-04 2012-05-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7625 2012-01-23 2012-02-01 2012-02-03 2012-02-10 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.7475 2011-10-24 2011-11-02 2011-11-04 2011-11-11 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.7325 2011-07-25 2011-08-03 2011-08-05 2011-08-12 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.7175 2011-04-21 2011-05-04 2011-05-06 2011-05-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.7025 2011-01-24 2011-02-02 2011-02-04 2011-02-11 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6875 2010-10-25 2010-11-03 2010-11-05 2010-11-12 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6725 2010-07-27 2010-08-04 2010-08-06 2010-08-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6575 2010-04-22 2010-05-05 2010-05-07 2010-05-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2010-01-25 2010-02-03 2010-02-05 2010-02-12 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2009-10-27 2009-11-04 2009-11-06 2009-11-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2009-07-27 2009-08-05 2009-08-07 2009-08-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2009-04-23 2009-05-06 2009-05-08 2009-05-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2009-01-26 2009-02-04 2009-02-06 2009-02-13 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6350 2008-10-27 2008-11-05 2008-11-07 2008-11-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6250 2008-07-28 2008-08-05 2008-08-07 2008-08-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2008-04-24 2008-05-05 2008-05-07 2008-05-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5750 2008-01-28 2008-02-05 2008-02-07 2008-02-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2007-10-23 2007-11-05 2007-11-07 2007-11-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5250 2007-07-26 2007-08-03 2007-08-07 2007-08-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2007-04-26 2007-05-03 2007-05-07 2007-05-15 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2007-01-23 2007-02-05 2007-02-07 2007-02-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2006-10-25 2006-11-02 2006-11-06 2006-11-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4250 2006-07-27 2006-08-03 2006-08-07 2006-08-14 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-04-27 2006-05-04 2006-05-08 2006-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2006-01-25 2006-02-03 2006-02-07 2006-02-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1484 2005-10-24 2005-11-03 2005-11-07 2005-11-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

WPZ Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Basic Materials

Williams Partners LP- (WPZ)-engages in gathering, transporting, processing, and treating natural gas, as well as fractionating and storing natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. As of December 31, 2007, it owned a 4,200-mile natural gas gathering system, including three natural gas processing plants and two natural gas treating plants located in the San Juan Basin in Colorado and New Mexico; an approximate 1,700-mile natural gas gathering system, including a natural gas processing plant located in the Washakie Basin in Wyoming; an integrated natural gas gathering and transportation pipeline system extending from offshore in the Gulf of Mexico to a natural gas processing plant and a NGL fractionator in Louisiana; and an unregulated sour gas gathering pipeline off the coast of Alabama. Williams Partners L.P. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a Limited Partnership, capital gains are accounted for differently, so please consult with a tax advisor.

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News

Williams Partners L.P. News

  • About a week ago, I looked at the pending merger, or potential lack of a deal, by Energy Transfer Partners (ETE ) for natural gas-focused William’s (WMB ). While it remains to be seen if the buyout actually happens (there’s a ton of moving parts),...

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  • Williams Partners Reports Price Offering of $49 (WPZ)

    Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) announced on Friday that it has priced a public offering of its units. WPZ reported that it has priced 21,500,000 common units at $49 per share. This offering will close on August 7. Additionally, WPZ has granted the underwriters a 30 day option to purchase 3,225,000 common units. The proceeds of the offering will go towards repaying outstanding amounts under WPZ's commercial paper program. Williams Partners shares were down $2.25, or 4.32%, during Friday morning trading. The stock has been mostly flat YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) have a 6.93% yield based on Friday morning's price of $49.76. Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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