Recent Analysts Ratings Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)


Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 25 AMC at -0.18, whereas, 29 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.17. Market cap is just a fancy name for a straightforward concept: it is the market value of a company's outstanding shares. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -56.41%.

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2.44, number of Recs in ABR is 22 while industry rank of the company by ABR is out of 265. Analysts have placed a $7.65 price target on Whiting Petroleum Corporation, suggesting a 43.8% gain from recent close. 30 analysts on average projected earnings of $-0.17 per share for the current quarter. For the next 5 years, Whiting Petroleum expecting Growth of 22% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -38.56% per annum. A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. Similarly, the Value Composite Two (VC2) is calculated with the same ratios, but adds the Shareholder Yield. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had a negative net margin of 88.27% and a negative return on equity of 6.77%.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. This indicator was developed by James Montier in an attempt to identify firms that were altering financial numbers in order to appear better on paper. A C-score of -1 would indicate that there is not enough information available to calculate the score.

FCF is an indicator of a firm's financial performance, measured as operating cash flow minus capital expenditures.

The MF Rank (aka the Magic Formula) is a formula that pinpoints a valuable company trading at a good price. The company has market cap of $2.04 billion. A company with a low rank is considered a good company to invest in. Whiting Petroleum Corp.'s institutional ownership is 84.9%, while its institutional transactions stand at 0.01%. The specifics of the variables and formula can be found in the Beneish paper "The Detection of Earnings Manipulation". After a long term look, we can observe that the current signal is unattractive for investors. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Syntal Capital Prns stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). The lower the ERP5 rank, the more undervalued a company is thought to be.

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WLL is down -1.7% over the last three months and down -42.4% over the last six months. Adams Natural Resource Fund reported 0.23% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). The P/E Ratio measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. There can be a contrarian urge to enter a new long position as the stock drops, but as of this moment, the stock price is moving lower and may yet weaken further. After a recent spot-check, the stock has touched $5.22 which represents a change from the open of 0.48%. On a Monthly basis the stock is 27.49%. A ratio over one indicates an increase in share price over the period. Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.5526, the 24 month is 0.23423, and the 36 month is 0.07462. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $26.42.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -10.5 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is -20.6 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at -9 percent.

Liquidity ratios help investors to determine a company's ability to pay off its debts. Similarly, the Return on Invested Capital Quality ratio is a tool in evaluating the quality of a company's ROIC over the course of five years. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Whiting Petroleum 294.8 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 393 Million.

Annual EPS growth Past 5 years is -26.8 percent.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 33 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 24.28% of shares outstanding.