EPS for The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Expected At $0.23; Last Week Zions Bancorporation, National Association (ZION) Analysts

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Among 7 analysts covering Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Zions Bancorp had 10 analyst reports since July 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, September 18 with “Equal-Weight”. On Thursday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, July 24 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, October 23. As per Monday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. Robert W. Baird upgraded Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) on Tuesday, October 23 to “Neutral” rating. Raymond James maintained it with “Strong Buy” rating and $56 target in Tuesday, October 23 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 7 by PiperJaffray. On Tuesday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. See Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) latest ratings:

17/12/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $51 Initiates Coverage On
07/11/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $54 New Target: $57 Upgrade
29/10/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Strong Buy New Rating: Strong Buy Old Target: $56 New Target: $57 Maintain
23/10/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $59 New Target: $57 Maintain
23/10/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $55 New Target: $52 Maintain
23/10/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Strong Buy New Rating: Strong Buy Old Target: $62 New Target: $56 Maintain
23/10/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral New Target: $49 Upgrade
18/09/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $61 New Target: $59 Maintain
26/07/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $63 New Target: $62 Maintain
24/07/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $55 New Target: $53 Maintain

Analysts expect The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) to report $0.23 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 15.00% from last quarter’s $0.2 EPS. WMB’s profit would be $278.43 million giving it 27.60 P/E if the $0.23 EPS is correct. After having $0.24 EPS previously, The Williams Companies, Inc.’s analysts see -4.17% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.40% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $25.39. About 5.50 million shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 15.42% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500. Some Historical WMB News: 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC – TRANSACTION IS VALUED AT $10.5 BLN; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS TRANSACTION IS VALUED AT $10.5B; 08/03/2018 – Williams Partners’ Transco Initiates Private Debt Issuance; 17/05/2018 – Williams resubmits Northeast Supply natgas pipeline permit with N.Y; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS SAYS ETHANE RECOVERY WILL INCREASE IN 12 TO 15 MONTHS; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMMENTS IN SLIDE PRESENTATION; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC – DEAL WAS APPROVED BY BOARDS OF BOTH GENERAL PARTNER OF WILLIAMS PARTNERS & WILLIAMS; 27/03/2018 – WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC WMB.N : BERNSTEIN CUTS TO MARKET PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 17/05/2018 – Williams Will Acquire All of the 256.0 Million Public Outstanding Units of Williams Partners; 30/03/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS WILLIAMS COS. AT ‘BB+’

The stock increased 1.20% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $44.52. About 1.19M shares traded. Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) has declined 12.36% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.36% the S&P500. Some Historical ZION News: 25/05/2018 – Zions Bancorporation Announces Annual Meeting Of Shareholders; 22/04/2018 – DJ Zions Bancorporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ZION); 24/04/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS ZIONS’ RATINGS & STABLE OUTLOOK; 23/04/2018 – ZIONS BANCORP – TANGIBLE BOOK VALUE PER COMMON SHARE INCREASED TO $30.76 AT MARCH 31, 2018; 23/04/2018 – Zions Bancorp: Tax Reform Reduced Tax Rate to 23% Vs. Mid-To-Low 30% Range; 25/04/2018 – S&PGR Upgrades Zions Bancorporation To ‘BBB’; Outlook Stable; 22/03/2018 Zions Banc Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 14/05/2018 – Zions Banc Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 29/03/2018 – First Foundation Bank Expands Banking Team, Adds New Branch Managers and Relationship Banker; 24/04/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Zions’ Ratings And Stable Outlook

Zions Bancorporation, a financial holding company, provides a range of banking and related services primarily in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The company has market cap of $8.56 billion. The firm offers community banking services, such as small and medium-sized business and corporate banking; commercial and residential development, construction, and term lending; retail banking; treasury cash management and related services and products; and residential mortgage servicing and lending. It has a 12.55 P/E ratio. It also provides trust and wealth management services; capital markets services, including municipal finance advisory and underwriting; and investment services.

More notable recent Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Global Iodine Market Will Reach USD 1,136 Million By 2024: Zion Market Research – GlobeNewswire” on January 14, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Will Comerica (CMA) Keep Earnings Beat Streak Alive in Q4? – Nasdaq” published on January 14, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Global Mango Puree Market Will Reach USD 2,120 Million By 2024: Zion Market Research – GlobeNewswire” on January 14, 2019. More interesting news about Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Global Ethylene Carbonate Market Will Reach USD 372 Million By 2024: Zion Market Research – GlobeNewswire” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Add Up The Parts: QSY Could Be Worth $94 – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 07, 2019.

Since August 21, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $1.19 million activity. 7,000 Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) shares with value of $334,180 were bought by ATKIN JERRY C. Hume Alexander sold $220,557 worth of Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) on Tuesday, August 21. Linderman LeeAnne B had sold 5,000 shares worth $240,500. ANDERSON A SCOTT sold $567,614 worth of stock or 12,000 shares. Another trade for 1,381 shares valued at $66,744 was made by LAURSEN THOMAS E on Friday, November 2. Murphy Edward F bought $471 worth of Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) on Wednesday, October 31. Young Mark Richard also sold $135,325 worth of Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.43, from 1.23 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold Zions Bancorporation, National Association shares while 172 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 176.28 million shares or 3.63% less from 182.93 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bluecrest Cap Ltd holds 15,679 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Illinois-based Calamos Advsrs Llc has invested 0.18% in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION). Deprince Race & Zollo owns 5,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Contravisory Investment Management Inc reported 6,926 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Captrust Advsrs accumulated 156,397 shares. Usa Portformulas Corp owns 0.65% invested in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) for 48,650 shares. 18,183 were reported by Advsr Asset Management Inc. Chevy Chase Tru owns 0.03% invested in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) for 161,030 shares. Jefferies Grp Ltd Liability Corp has 0.03% invested in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 37,266 shares. Mirae Asset Invests has invested 0% of its portfolio in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION). Proshare Advisors Lc owns 47,450 shares. Farmers & Merchants Invs, a Nebraska-based fund reported 141 shares. Mackenzie Corp reported 0% in Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION). Sector Pension Board reported 9,144 shares stake.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure firm primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $30.74 billion. The firm operates through Williams Partners, Williams NGL & Petchem Services, and Other divisions. It has a 10.66 P/E ratio. It owns and operates natural gas pipeline system extending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to the New York City metropolitan area.

More notable recent The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Hated Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – Motley Fool” on January 12, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Kinder Morgan vs. Williams Companies – The Motley Fool” published on December 31, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Energy Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade – The Motley Fool” on December 22, 2018. More interesting news about The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Midstream energy stocks ready for gains, Jefferies analyst says – Seeking Alpha” published on December 21, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 4% – Motley Fool” with publication date: December 17, 2018.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 5 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $807,659 activity. Dunn Micheal G. bought $63,842 worth of stock. $644,283 worth of stock was bought by CREEL MICHAEL A on Friday, November 2. $25,750 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) was bought by Wilson Terrance Lane on Friday, November 2. On Friday, November 2 the insider CHANDLER JOHN D bought $259,422. The insider Cooper Kathleen B sold 9,760 shares worth $249,856. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $64,218 was made by Zamarin Chad J. on Tuesday, November 6.

Among 8 analysts covering Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Williams Companies had 8 analyst reports since August 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, November 2 with “Buy”. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 13. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Thursday, August 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, August 10.

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