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WMB

Williams

$27.02

0.28 (1.05%)

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Williams 'very focused' on further leverage improvement in 2019

The company said, "With the expected 15 percent compounded annual growth rate for gathered volumes in our Northeast G&P segment expected through 2021, Transco's continued string of expansion projects, our recently announced Bluestem Pipeline project, our joint venture in the Permian with Brazos Midstream, the growing Rocky Mountain Midstream in the DJ Basin and a growing list of deepwater discoveries, it's easy to see why Williams is poised for additional growth in 2019 and beyond. And, Williams is well-positioned for sustained growth as we continue to capitalize on significant opportunities to connect low-cost natural gas supplies to premier demand markets. The combined impact of strong business performance, capital discipline and our ongoing portfolio optimization efforts continues to improve our credit metrics. We finished 2018 with overall leverage of 4.80x, and we are very focused on further improvement in 2019."

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WMB Williams
$27.02

0.28 (1.05%)

01/16/19
LEHM
01/16/19
UPGRADE
Target $31
LEHM
Overweight
Williams upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Christine Cho upgraded Williams Companies to Overweight with a $31 price target. The company is now positioned to reduce leverage at an accelerated pace and internally fund incremental growth projects and/or return capital to shareholders in a more meaningful way, Cho tells investors in a research note.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. MetLife (MET) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Jay Cohen saying quality concerns are diminishing as management addresses past issues and believes the business mix has notably changed for the positive following the Brighthouse spin. 2. ING Group (ING) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale. 3. Williams (WMB) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays analyst Christine Cho saying the company is now positioned to reduce leverage at an accelerated pace and internally fund incremental growth projects and/or return capital to shareholders in a more meaningful way. 4. Accenture (ACN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Ashwin Shirvaikar saying against a backdrop of rising political and policy risks, a more defensive Information Technology Services stance is appropriate. 5. Nutanix (NTNX) and Teradata (TDC) were upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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DOWNGRADE
JEFF
Hold
DCP Midstream downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Christopher Sighinolfi downgraded DCP Midstream (DCP) to Hold, from Buy, citing valuation following early year-to-date gains. While he is still bullish on U.S. Midstream, he favors defensive names with contracted 2019-20 cash flow growth supported by pending asset in-services, such as Williams (WMB), Equitrans Midstream (ETRN) and Enterprise Products (EPD), Sighinolfi tells investors.
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EVER
02/05/19
INITIATION
Target $31
EVER
Outperform
Williams initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Durgesh Chopra initiated Williams with an Outperform and $31 price target.

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