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Williams (NYSE:WMB) Dividend Payout Ratio

: 0.73 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Williams's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.73.

Warning Sign:

If a company's dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Williams Companies Inc is 0.80, which seems too high.

The historical rank and industry rank for Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

WMB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4   Med: 1.34   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.8


During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Williams was 2.20. The lowest was 0.40. And the median was 1.34.

WMB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked worse than
73.32% of 446 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 0.44 vs WMB: 0.80

As of today (2024-03-03), the Dividend Yield % of Williams is 4.92%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Williams was 18.19%. The lowest was 2.56%. And the median was 5.15%.

Williams's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0.45.

During the past 12 months, Williams's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -0.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Williams was 105.10% per year. The lowest was -59.50% per year. And the median was 6.95% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Williams Dividend Payout Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Williams Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Dividend Payout Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.50 1.60 1.32 1.02 0.94

Williams Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.78 0.59 1.07 1.02 0.73

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Midstream subindustry, Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Payout Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Williams Dividend Payout Ratio Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio falls into.



Williams Dividend Payout Ratio Calculation

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Dec. 2023 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2023 )
=1.79/ 1.91
=0.94

Williams's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Dec. 2023 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=0.448/ 0.618
=0.72

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Williams (NYSE:WMB) Dividend Payout Ratio Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Williams Dividend Payout Ratio Related Terms

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Williams (NYSE:WMB) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
One Williams Center, PO Box 2400, Tulsa, OK, USA, 74172
Williams Companies is a midstream energy company that owns and operates the large Transco and Northwest pipeline systems and associated natural gas gathering, processing, and storage assets. In August 2018, the firm acquired the remaining 26% ownership of its limited partner, Williams Partners.
Executives
Scott A. Hallam officer: SVP Atlantic - Gulf 2800 POST OAK BLVD., HOUSTON TX 77056
Murray D Smith director ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74172
William H Spence director UNIVERSITY OFFICE PLAZA, 252 CHAPMAN RD., PO BOX 6066, NEWARK DE 19714-0066
Stephen W Bergstrom director
Terrance Lane Wilson officer: SVP & General Counsel ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74172
Debbie L. Cowan officer: SVP & Chief HR Officer ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74172
Larry C Larsen officer: Senior Vice President ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74172
Richard E Muncrief director 333 W. SHERIDAN AVE, OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73102
Jesse J Tyson director ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74172
Alan S Armstrong officer: Sr. Vice President - Midstream ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74102
Carri A. Lockhart director 6401 NORTH ELDRIDGE PKWY, HOUSTON TX 77041
Mary A. Hausman officer: VP Chief Accounting Officer ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK 74012
Walter J Bennett officer: Senior Vice President 525 CENTRAL PARK DRIVE, OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73105
Stacey H Dore director 1807 ROSS AVE, 4TH FLOOR, DALLAS TX 75201
Rose M Robeson director 370 17TH STREET, SUITE 2775, DENVER CO 80202