Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/7/17, Williams Cos Inc (Symbol: WMB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 6/26/17. As a percentage of WMB's recent stock price of $28.65, this dividend works out to approximately 1.05%, so look for shares of Williams Cos Inc to trade 1.05% lower - all else being equal - when WMB shares open for trading on 6/7/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WMB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WMB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, WMB's low point in its 52 week range is $19.60 per share, with $32.69 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $28.70.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WMB makes up 10.41% of the MLP and Energy Infrastructure ETF (Symbol: MLPX) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Monday.
In Monday trading, Williams Cos Inc shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.