Whiting Petroleum Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:WLL)

About Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. logoWhiting 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 and Permian Basin regions of the United States. The Company operates in the segment of exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid (NGLs) and natural gas. The Company's estimated proved reserves totaled approximately 820.6 Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent (MMBOE). The Company has interests in approximately 5,889 gross (3,177 net) productive wells on approximately 948,600 gross (593,900 net) developed acres across all its geographical areas. The Company's Rocky Mountains operations include assets in the states of Colorado, Montana and North Dakota. The Company's Permian Basin operations include its North Ward Estes field in the Ward and Winkler counties of Texas. Its other operations primarily relate to non-core assets in Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WLL
  • CUSIP: 96638710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.52
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.29
  • 52-Week Range: $3.35 - $22.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -8.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.10
  • Market Cap: $2.07B
  • Outstanding Shares: 275,395,000
  • Beta: 3.15
  • Net Margins: -155.88%
  • Return on Equity: -9.62%
  • Return on Assets: -4.05%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.04%
  • Current Ratio: 0.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 18 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $13.48 (79.29% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarketperformView Rating Details
8/14/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/4/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$16.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$18.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$13.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$14.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$12.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetHold$7.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$13.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeSell -> Neutral$9.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$13.75 -> $12.75View Rating Details
6/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Tigress FinancialDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
5/2/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$18.00View Rating Details
4/29/2016Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$12.20 -> $11.77View Rating Details
4/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$12.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/18/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$7.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016JP Morgan CazenoveDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$7.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016Iberia CapitalUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$7.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$23.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016GMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
1/26/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetNeutral$9.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
1/21/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutral$23.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
1/11/2016Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
1/5/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$24.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
12/22/2015KeyCorpLower Price Target$15.00View Rating Details
12/22/2015BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$27.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
11/1/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingNeutral$27.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$27.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price Target$27.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
8/14/2015Howard WeilLower Price Target$53.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
8/10/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeUnderperform -> Outperform$39.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
7/31/2015GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$45.00View Rating Details
3/25/2015StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$46.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
12/17/2014Brean CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$99.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
12/1/2014Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$122.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216($0.52)($0.70)$374.83 million$339.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116($0.72)($0.85)$346.78 million$292.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415($0.30)($0.43)$502.56 million$423.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315($0.25)($0.17)$583.21 million$508.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215($0.11)$0.04$622.75 million$590.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115($0.32)($0.23)$586.03 million$529.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.50$0.44$740.54 million$696.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.22$1.24$832.40 million$813.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.17$1.40$773.40 million$835.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.96$1.05$691.58 million$740.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.88$0.88$683.45 million$720.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.08$1.28$830.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.74$1.14$580.76 million$663.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.90$0.94$589.70 million$613.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.74$0.83$535.95 million$577.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.76$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.89$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.03$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.95$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.94$1.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.03$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.89$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$1.71$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-2.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.93 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168($0.75)($0.15)($0.53)
Q2 20165($0.56)($0.32)($0.46)
Q3 20166($0.46)($0.26)($0.37)
Q4 20166($0.46)($0.22)($0.30)
Q1 20173($0.45)($0.21)($0.30)
Q2 20173($0.32)($0.20)($0.25)
Q3 20173($0.29)($0.20)($0.24)
Q4 20173($0.25)($0.20)($0.22)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.29%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/3/2016James J VolkerCEOBuy10,000$10.30$103,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Lynn A PetersonDirectorSell25,000$19.76$494,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Lynn A PetersonDirectorSell25,000$19.73$493,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Lynn A PetersonDirectorSell25,000$19.67$491,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$90.00$90,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$87.50$87,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell2,000$84.13$168,260.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$80.00$80,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$77.73$77,730.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$75.00$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell1,000$72.65$72,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Brent JensenTreasurerSell1,100$72.00$79,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Brent JensenTreasurerSell4,348$70.51$306,577.48View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Brent JensenTreasurerSell2,138$68.70$146,880.60View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013James VolkerCEOBuy1,000$64.84$64,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Brent JensenTreasurerSell1,598$67.47$107,817.06View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013James BrownCOOSell10,900$66.99$730,191.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Rick Mr. RossVPSell10,000$67.14$671,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Michael J StevensCFOSell23,936$65.50$1,567,808.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013D Sherwin ArtusDirectorSell6,000$68.89$413,340.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013David M SeeryVPSell3,166$69.01$218,485.66View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Mark R WilliamsSVPSell14,250$69.10$984,675.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Bruce R DeboerVPSell23,556$68.60$1,615,941.60View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff