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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
WPZ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WPZ: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WPZ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.48
WPZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WPZ: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WPZ' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.48
0.42
0.92
Interest Coverage 0.47
WPZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. WPZ: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WPZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 14.23 Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.47
0.47
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.52
M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
9.32%
0.89%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.22
WPZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. WPZ: 5.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WPZ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.22  Med: 29.71 Max: 43.58
Current: 5.22
5.22
43.58
Net-margin (%) -48.93
WPZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. WPZ: -48.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WPZ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.53  Med: 29.33 Max: 49.67
Current: -48.93
-39.53
49.67
ROE (%) -7.58
WPZ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. WPZ: -7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WPZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.43  Med: 5.27 Max: 12.52
Current: -7.58
-8.43
12.52
ROA (%) -7.29
WPZ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. WPZ: -7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WPZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.97  Med: 4.06 Max: 9.2
Current: -7.29
-5.97
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.95
WPZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. WPZ: -1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.95  Med: 6.65 Max: 9.84
Current: -1.95
-1.95
9.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 52.80
WPZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. WPZ: 52.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WPZ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.20 Max: 52.8
Current: 52.8
0
52.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.00
WPZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WPZ: -6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WPZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.00 Max: 3.1
Current: -6
0
3.1
» WPZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-04-30)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

WPZ Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,109,834 sh (+190.13%)
John Keeley 8,876 sh (+90.99%)
Howard Marks 101,695 sh (-13.33%)
John Hussman 866 sh (-13.40%)
First Eagle Investment 4,622 sh (-18.35%)
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Q2 2015

WPZ Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Hussman 866 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 8,876 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 4,622 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Jim Simons 583,944 sh (-47.38%)
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Q3 2015

WPZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Hussman 866 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 4,622 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 8,876 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 421,334 sh (-27.85%)
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Q4 2015

WPZ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Tepper 2,372,159 sh (New)
T Boone Pickens 53,600 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 4,622 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 866 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 21.98
WPZ's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 19.05 vs. WPZ: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.78
WPZ's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. WPZ: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WPZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.68 Max: 3.37
Current: 0.78
0.37
3.37
P/S 2.26
WPZ's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. WPZ: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WPZ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 5.93 Max: 10.82
Current: 2.26
1.08
10.82
POCF 6.24
WPZ's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. WPZ: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WPZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 9.35 Max: 22.38
Current: 6.24
2.96
22.38
EV-to-EBIT -71.77
WPZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. WPZ: -71.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WPZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.6  Med: 20.55 Max: 38.9
Current: -71.77
-69.6
38.9
EV-to-EBITDA 33.90
WPZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. WPZ: 33.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WPZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 13.70 Max: 32.9
Current: 33.9
5.6
32.9
Current Ratio 0.65
WPZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WPZ: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WPZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.65
0.48
1.42
Quick Ratio 0.59
WPZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WPZ: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WPZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.59
0.48
1.42
Days Inventory 18.91
WPZ's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. WPZ: 18.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WPZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.19  Med: 58.89 Max: 98.59
Current: 18.91
19.19
98.59
Days Sales Outstanding 51.08
WPZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 30.35 vs. WPZ: 51.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WPZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.08  Med: 83.76 Max: 239.55
Current: 51.08
51.08
239.55
Days Payable 69.48
WPZ's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 40.41 vs. WPZ: 69.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WPZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.43  Med: 108.49 Max: 737.19
Current: 69.48
40.43
737.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 11.48
WPZ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. WPZ: 11.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WPZ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 4.44 Max: 24.2
Current: 11.48
0.75
24.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 29.80
WPZ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WPZ: 29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WPZ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.00 Max: 107.6
Current: 29.8
0
107.6
Forward Dividend Yield 11.56
WPZ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. WPZ: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 109.41
WPZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. WPZ: 109.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WPZ' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.09  Med: 41.95 Max: 228.64
Current: 109.41
7.09
228.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -50.00
WPZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. WPZ: -50.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WPZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50  Med: -16.60 Max: 0
Current: -50
-50
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.38
WPZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. WPZ: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WPZ' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.38
1.29
3.04
Price/Projected FCF 1.70
WPZ's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. WPZ: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WPZ' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.08 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.7
1.61
2.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.38
WPZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. WPZ: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WPZ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.38
0.36
1.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.40
WPZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. WPZ: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.60 Max: 11.6
Current: -1.4
2.6
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.62
WPZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.27 vs. WPZ: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WPZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.3  Med: 2.90 Max: 39.7
Current: 12.62
-5.3
39.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $7331
EPS $ -3.16
Beta1.66
Short Percentage of Float3.86%
52-Week Range $12.69 - 59.44
Shares Outstanding(Mil)603.91

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 7,366 7,856 8,196
EPS($) 0.52 1.34 1.62
EPS without NRI($) 0.52 1.34 1.62

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
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Traded in other countries:C2S1.Germany,
Williams Partners LP was incorporated in Delaware on January 21, 2010. The Company is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America's hydrocarbon resource plays to markets for natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and olefins. Its operations span from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian oil sands. It owns and operates midstream gathering and processing assets, and interstate natural gas pipelines.
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