Many of you may now be seeing a new ticker symbol on your statements. Williams Company recently spun off their exploration and production unit (E&P) into its own publicly traded company. Owners of WMB were given 1 share of WPX for every 3 shares of WMB that were owned. This spin off is non-taxable. Todays share price of WMB was down reflecting the spin off of WPX. The new CEO of WPX Energy Inc., Raplh Hill, was interviewed about the recent spin off.