Were Analysts Bullish Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) This Week?

April 17, 2018 - By Jimmy Baldridge

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.94, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 199 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 5.49 million shares or 98.22% less from 308.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Fine Capital Ptnrs Limited Partnership holds 5.46 million shares or 18.21% of its portfolio. Cypress Lc (Wy) invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Texan Management has 7,685 shares. Macquarie Gru Ltd invested in 0% or 3,725 shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $29,412 activity.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Whiting Petroleum had 40 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 10 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Wednesday, October 18. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Monday, November 13 report. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10 target in Thursday, October 26 report. Ladenburg maintained the shares of WLL in report on Thursday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by Robert W. Baird. Below is a list of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/04/2018 Broker: Ladenburg Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $49 New Target: $53 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0000 Maintain
04/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0000 Initiate
28/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0000 Maintain
21/03/2018 Broker: Johnson Rice Rating: Buy New Target: $58 Initiates Coverage On
14/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $6 Upgrade
07/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral New Target: $32 Initiates Coverage On

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $38.2. About 1.65M shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 0.96% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.51% the S&P500.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent gas and oil company, engages in the development, production, acquisition, and exploration of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The company has market cap of $3.48 billion. It sells gas and oil to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had total estimated proved reserves of 615.5 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 517,200 net developed acres.

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