Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) belonging to the Energy sector has declined -1.34% and closed its last trading session at $5.14.

The company reported its EPS on 3/30/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $10.74.

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 2.33 and 2.4 respectively.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. on 3/30/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.7 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.46. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.24. This shows a surprise factor of -0.522%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Whiting Petroleum Corp. Earnings, with 29 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.18.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.11 and $-0.27 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.7.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Whiting Petroleum Corp. as $365340 in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 23 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 412230, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 334410. The company’s last year sales total was 339580.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Whiting Petroleum Corp. is 74.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 68.1%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -35.22% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5%.

Insider Trades for Whiting Petroleum Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 31 May 2017 where Catlin (James Ernest), the Director completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 3470 shares were traded at a price of $6.97.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) has the market capitalization of $1.92 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $13.39 and touched its 52-Week Low of $4.81.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -12.5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -25.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -57.24 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 3.37 and ATR value of 0.4. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 6.02% and 6.63%.