Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) in the last few weeks:

  • 10/11/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was given a new $5.00 price target on by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/10/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was given a new $6.00 price target on by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/9/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation is now covered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They set a “hold” rating and a $6.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/5/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was given a new $10.00 price target on by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/28/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation is now covered by analysts at Imperial Capital. They set an “in-line” rating and a $6.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/19/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $7.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/18/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation had its price target lowered by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from $10.00 to $7.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/17/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They now have a $8.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/12/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating. They now have a $3.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $5.00.
  • 9/5/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 9/1/2017 – Whiting Petroleum Corporation was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE WLL) traded up 1.53% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $5.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,006,027 shares. The firm’s market cap is $1.93 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $4.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.31. Whiting Petroleum Corporation has a 12 month low of $3.97 and a 12 month high of $13.39.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had a negative return on equity of 6.77% and a negative net margin of 88.27%. The business had revenue of $311.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $345.64 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.70) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Whiting Petroleum Corporation will post ($0.69) earnings per share for the current 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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