Analytical Preview of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)


Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -1.29% and closed its last trading session at $9.16.

The company reported its EPS on 02/21/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $14.09.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.26. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.26 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.26 and 2.24 respectively.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. on 02/21/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.28 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.32. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 12.5%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Whiting Petroleum Corp. Earnings, with 32 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.19.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.12 and $-0.25 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.85.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Whiting Petroleum Corp. as $369.1 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 26 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 417.9 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 344.69 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 292.01 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Whiting Petroleum Corp. is 77.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 77.1%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -32.34% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5%.

The Company got Initiated by R. F. Lafferty on 21-Dec-16 to Buy.

Insider Trades for Whiting Petroleum Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 18 Jan 2017 where Volker (James J), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 151771 shares were traded at a price of $0.

37 analysts projected Price Targets for Whiting Petroleum Corp.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $19. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $9.7 and the Mean Price Target is $14.09.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) has the market capitalization of $3.32 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $14.44 on Jun 8, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.38 on Aug 1, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -12.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -28.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -23.79 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 3.21 and ATR value of 0.48. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 4.53% and 4.59%.