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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 0.02
WPZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. WPZ: 0.02 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.54
WPZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. WPZ: 0.54 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.54

0.44
0.97
Interest Coverage 2.21
WPZ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. WPZ: 2.21 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.21

2.21
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.88
M-Score: -0.08
WACC vs ROIC
10.90%
3.80%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.83
WPZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. WPZ: 20.83 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.84   Max: 44.64
Current: 20.83

8.84
44.64
Net-margin (%) 21.47
WPZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. WPZ: 21.47 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.15   Max: 49.67
Current: 21.47

7.15
49.67
ROE (%) 7.01
WPZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. WPZ: 7.01 )
WPZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 12.52
Current: 7.01

1.86
12.52
ROA (%) 3.59
WPZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. WPZ: 3.59 )
WPZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 9.2
Current: 3.59

1.47
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.71
WPZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.12 vs. WPZ: 5.71 )
WPZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 10.08
Current: 5.71

1.98
10.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.80
WPZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WPZ: -3.80 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.8
Current: -3.8

0
6.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.80
WPZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WPZ: -0.80 )
WPZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.5
Current: -0.8

0
10.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.60
WPZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WPZ: -21.60 )
WPZ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.9
Current: -21.6

0
12.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WPZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 377,958 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 187,941 sh (New)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 19,300 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 12,833 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 7,178 sh (-20.95%)
Jim Simons 15,700 sh (-91.96%)
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Q3 2014

WPZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Howard Marks 217,146 sh (New)
John Keeley 29,300 sh (+51.81%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 7,178 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 12,833 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jim Simons 150,358 sh (-60.22%)
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Q4 2014

WPZ Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 360,358 sh (+139.67%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 4,378 sh (-42.55%)
Howard Marks 117,333 sh (-45.97%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,333 sh (-58.44%)
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Q1 2015

WPZ Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 866 sh (-13.40%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 83.90
WPZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 40.40 vs. WPZ: 83.90 )
WPZ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.46   Max: 205.89
Current: 83.9

10.46
205.89
Forward P/E 25.84
WPZ's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 27.03 vs. WPZ: 25.84 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 41.50
WPZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 39.10 vs. WPZ: 41.50 )
WPZ' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 104.53
Current: 41.5

9.1
104.53
P/B 1.14
WPZ's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. WPZ: 1.14 )
WPZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.14

1.07
3.37
P/S 5.71
WPZ's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WPZ: 5.71 )
WPZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 19.98
Current: 5.71

3.12
19.98
POCF 20.39
WPZ's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. WPZ: 20.39 )
WPZ' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.05   Max: 28.61
Current: 20.39

5.05
28.61
EV-to-EBIT 81.78
WPZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 28.14 vs. WPZ: 81.78 )
WPZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 75.2
Current: 81.78

8.6
75.2
Shiller P/E 35.88
WPZ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 76.73 vs. WPZ: 35.88 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.6   Max: 41.79
Current: 35.88

30.6
41.79
Current Ratio 0.63
WPZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WPZ: 0.63 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.33
Current: 0.63

0.48
4.33
Quick Ratio 0.54
WPZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WPZ: 0.54 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.33
Current: 0.54

0.48
4.33
Days Inventory 12.40
WPZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 23.02 vs. WPZ: 12.40 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 12.4

Days Sales Outstanding 90.44
WPZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. WPZ: 90.44 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.43   Max: 166.62
Current: 90.44

52.43
166.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.05
WPZ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. WPZ: 5.05 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.44
Current: 5.05

0.75
6.44
Dividend Payout 1.77
WPZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. WPZ: 1.77 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 20.04
Current: 1.77

0.17
20.04
Dividend growth (3y) 18.00
WPZ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. WPZ: 18.00 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 107.6
Current: 18

0
107.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.10
WPZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. WPZ: 5.10 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.44
Current: 5.1

0.75
6.44
Share Buyback Rate -39.80
WPZ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 vs. WPZ: -39.80 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -39.8
Current: -39.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
WPZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WPZ: 2.00 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 3.59
Current: 2

1.59
3.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.67
WPZ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WPZ: 1.67 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.67

Price/Median PS Value 1.25
WPZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WPZ: 1.25 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.83
Current: 1.25

0.79
3.83
Price/Graham Number 2.37
WPZ's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. WPZ: 2.37 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.37

1.15
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
WPZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. WPZ: 1.20 )
WPZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 11.6
Current: 1.2

1.3
11.6

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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