Shares of Oneok Inc. (NYSE:OKE) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the company. Fourteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $42.64.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of Oneok in a research report on Thursday, November 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Oneok from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $49.00 to $52.00 in a research note on Monday, October 10th. Morgan Stanley downgraded Oneok from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $48.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Tuesday, October 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. RBC Capital Markets restated a “sector perform” rating and set a $46.00 price target (up from $39.00) on shares of Oneok in a research note on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on Oneok from $39.00 to $46.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 16th.

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Shares of Oneok (NYSE:OKE) traded down 0.767% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $52.415. 928,343 shares of the company were exchanged. Oneok has a 12-month low of $18.84 and a 12-month high of $54.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.711 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $49.80 and a 200-day moving average price of $47.30.

Oneok (NYSE:OKE) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. Oneok had a return on equity of 9.99% and a net margin of 3.50%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.39 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Oneok will post $1.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 31st were paid a $0.615 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 27th. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.66%. Oneok’s payout ratio is 182.22%.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of OKE. HighPoint Advisor Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Oneok during the third quarter valued at about $409,000. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD boosted its stake in shares of Oneok by 0.4% in the third quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 408,720 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,004,000 after buying an additional 1,430 shares during the period. LPL Financial LLC boosted its stake in shares of Oneok by 9.6% in the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 47,415 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,349,000 after buying an additional 4,142 shares during the period. Tuttle Tactical Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Oneok during the third quarter valued at about $151,000. Finally, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. boosted its stake in shares of Oneok by 457.4% in the third quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 628,643 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,305,000 after buying an additional 515,865 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.32% of the company’s stock.

Oneok Company Profile

ONEOK, Inc is the sole general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (ONEOK Partners), a master limited partnership engaged in the gathering, processing, storage and transportation of natural gas in the United States. The Company operates through three business segments: Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, Natural Gas Liquids and Natural Gas Pipelines.

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