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Share Performance and Target Price Review Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has a market capitalization of $1.86 Billion and most recently 362.06 Million outstanding shares have been calculated. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 86,562,523 shares, a growth of 12.1% from the August 15th total of 77,218,283 shares. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. It increased, as 42 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corp shares while 63 reduced holdings. The brokerage now has a neutral rating on the oil and gas exploration company's stock. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new position in Whiting Petroleum Corporation during the first quarter worth about $138,000. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. Gotham Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation by 22.8% in the 1st quarter.

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. The firm has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -26.30%.Its Average True Range (ATR) shows a figure of 0.06. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 1.33% which for the month reaches 1.23%. Finally, Sentinel Trust Co. Finally, Chicago Equity Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation in the 2nd quarter worth $102,000. Sentinel Trust Co. LBA now owns 151,560 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $835,000 after buying an additional 850 shares during the period.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) stock directed -31.19% toward a lower level throughout a year ago and swapped 22.09% toward a strong spot during past one month. Comerica State Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). During the last month, the stock has changed -0.95% and performed -7.94% over the last 6 months. BidaskClub upgraded Whiting Petroleum Corporation from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $3.5. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.60 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $99.26 on the company shares.

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) traded down -0.96% in the last session while performance was up 5.14% in the last five days. The company's market cap is $1.86 billion. Gamco Investors Incorporated Et Al reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:WLL) price has been as high as $13.39 and as low as $3.97.

More notable recent Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Whiting Ride Along (Part 2)" on September 14, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: "Whiting Petroleum Corporation Announces Plan for Reverse Stock Split" published on September 07, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Whiting Petroleum Plans A Reverse Split" on September 11, 2017. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had a negative net margin of 88.27% and a negative return on equity of 6.77%.

On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $1.29 in September 2017 quarter and $1.28 in December 2017 quarter, representing 3.2% and 12.28% growth, respectively. Equities analysts predict that Whiting Petroleum Corporation will post ($0.70) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. If you are reading this story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and global copyright laws.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company.



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