Investors Catching Stocks: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)


Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $-0.47/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.41/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.06/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -14.6%.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 28 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Whiting Petroleum Corp. as 354.01 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Whiting Petroleum Corp. is 309.19 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 437.62 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 423.52 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Whiting Petroleum Corp., where 8 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 21 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 36 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Whiting Petroleum Corp. might touch $20 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $11.39 and $6.9 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Whiting Petroleum Corp. got Upgrade on 28-Oct-16 where investment firm Raymond James Upgrade the stock from Outperform to Strong Buy.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. closed its last trading session at $9.38 with the gain of 30.28%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.47 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $15.94 and 52-week low of $3.35. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 35.4% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 40.87% and 37.78% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 25, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 3.44 and Average Volume (3 months) is 23.58 million. Whiting Petroleum Corp. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 0.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -11.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -27.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -20.7%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Whiting Petroleum Corp. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 20.75%, where Monthly Performance is 48.3%, Quarterly performance is 67.63%, 6 Months performance is -4.16% and yearly performance percentage is -26.16%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 29.45%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 7.90% and Monthly Volatility of 5.66%.