Analysts Give These Stocks Mix Nod: Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM)

Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) recorded a trading volume of 0.82 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 0.96 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $37.26 and later approached $36.52 with a change of -1.99%.

Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) Analyst Opinion

Williams Partners L.P. has a consensus outperform rating from 17 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.78% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -7.33% last month and is down -3.97 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 13 of analysts who cover WPZ having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $55 price target on Williams Partners L.P., suggesting a 50.6% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -13.71% below its 52-week high.

Williams Partners L.P. Earnings Surprise

Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.27 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.46. Its revenue totaled $1.72 billion down -10.39% from the previous quarter.

Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) Intraday View

This stock (WPZ) is ahead of its 52-week low with 10.9%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.41% which for the week stands at 2.15%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -3.78% and stays -5.6% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -3.26% losses and now is down -8.06% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $39.33. Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 9.83%.

Turning to Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), its shares were trading at $42.3 a gain of $0.52, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $41.91, touched a high of $42.345 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.9. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 1 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -1.97% from its high of $43.15 to a $41.77 billion market value through last close.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.88 to 1.88 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $46.28 a share. The target implies a 9.41% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 22.93% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.71 million shares versus an average volume of 0.7 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 0.89% which for the week approaches 1.03%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $41.91 and compares with the $32.04 52-week low. The stock recovered 32.02% since its low point and has performed 28.14% year-to-date.

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