Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Whiting Petroleum (WLL)

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE: WLL) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 1/9/2018 – Whiting Petroleum had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/31/2017 – Whiting Petroleum was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 12/24/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/19/2017 – Whiting Petroleum was upgraded by analysts at Seaport Global Securities from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating.
  • 12/18/2017 – Whiting Petroleum was given a new $27.00 price target on by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 12/12/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at R. F. Lafferty. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/11/2017 – Whiting Petroleum is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They set a “neutral” rating and a $29.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – Whiting Petroleum was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 11/24/2017 – Whiting Petroleum was given a new $26.00 price target on by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 11/24/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $5.00 to $19.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 11/13/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its price target raised by analysts at Imperial Capital from $6.00 to $30.00. They now have a “line” rating on the stock.
  • 11/13/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its price target lowered by analysts at Imperial Capital from $30.00 to $6.00. They now have an “in-line” rating on the stock.
  • 11/10/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen Inc. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/10/2017 – Whiting Petroleum had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $32.00 to $34.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) traded up $0.35 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $28.14. 5,340,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,462,280. Whiting Petroleum Corp has a one year low of $15.88 and a one year high of $52.32. The company has a current ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The company has a market capitalization of $2,610.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.92 and a beta of 3.39.

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $0.24. Whiting Petroleum had a negative net margin of 45.39% and a negative return on equity of 5.06%. The company had revenue of $324.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $330.25 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($1.88) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that Whiting Petroleum Corp will post -2.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in development, production, acquisition and exploration activities primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. It is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid (NGLs) and natural gas.

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