NYSE:WLL - Whiting Petroleum Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$52.84 -2.62 (-4.72 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 11:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.41
Today's Range$52.40 - $55.79
52-Week Range$15.88 - $56.47
Volume89,077 shs
Average Volume4.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.04 billion
P/E Ratio-40.27
Dividend YieldN/A
Whiting Petroleum logoWhiting Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The company sells its oil and gas production to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2017, it had interests in 1,980 net productive wells on approximately 490,000 net developed acres, as well as total estimated proved reserves of 617.6 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio0.58
Quick Ratio0.58


Trailing P/E Ratio-40.27
Forward P/E Ratio18.54
P/E Growth2.43

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Price / Sales3.24
Cash Flow$8.9257 per share
Price / Cash5.92
Book Value$43.21 per share
Price / Book1.22


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.31)
Net Income$-1,237,640,000.00
Net Margins-69.88%
Return on Equity-1.08%
Return on Assets-0.56%


Outstanding Shares90,930,000

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Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whiting Petroleum's stock symbol?

Whiting Petroleum trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WLL."

When did Whiting Petroleum's stock split? How did Whiting Petroleum's stock split work?

Shares of Whiting Petroleum reverse split on Thursday, November 9th 2017. The 1-4 reverse split was announced on Wednesday, November 8th 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Wednesday, November 8th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Whiting Petroleum stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

How were Whiting Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.70. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $515.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $476.68 million. Whiting Petroleum had a negative return on equity of 1.08% and a negative net margin of 69.88%. The company's revenue was up 38.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.15) earnings per share. View Whiting Petroleum's Earnings History.

When is Whiting Petroleum's next earnings date?

Whiting Petroleum is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Whiting Petroleum.

What price target have analysts set for WLL?

27 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Whiting Petroleum's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $71.00. On average, they expect Whiting Petroleum's stock price to reach $45.8750 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Whiting Petroleum.

Are investors shorting Whiting Petroleum?

Whiting Petroleum saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,144,946 shares, a decline of 19.3% from the April 30th total of 17,530,057 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,638,757 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 15.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Whiting Petroleum's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Whiting Petroleum's key competitors?

Who are Whiting Petroleum's key executives?

Whiting Petroleum's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Stevens, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Rick A. Ross, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 59)
  • Mr. Mark R. Williams, Sr. VP of Exploration & Devel. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter W. Hagist, Sr. VP of Planning (Age 57)
  • Mr. Bradley J. Holly, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)

Has Whiting Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WLL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Whiting Petroleum earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 45.64 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Whiting Petroleum's major shareholders?

Whiting Petroleum's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barings LLC (16.50%), FMR LLC (12.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.33%), Fine Capital Partners L.P. (5.16%), Millennium Management LLC (2.34%) and Earnest Partners LLC (1.34%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Whiting Petroleum.

Which major investors are selling Whiting Petroleum stock?

WLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fine Capital Partners L.P., UBS Group AG, Caymus Capital Partners L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Legal & General Group Plc, Royal Bank of Canada, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whiting Petroleum.

Which major investors are buying Whiting Petroleum stock?

WLL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barings LLC, Earnest Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Barometer Capital Management Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whiting Petroleum.

How do I buy shares of Whiting Petroleum?

Shares of WLL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Whiting Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of WLL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.74.

How big of a company is Whiting Petroleum?

Whiting Petroleum has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion and generates $1.48 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $-1,237,640,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.31) on an earnings per share basis. Whiting Petroleum employs 830 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Whiting Petroleum?

Whiting Petroleum's mailing address is 1700 BROADWAY SUITE 2300, DENVER CO, 80290. The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at 303-837-1661 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Whiting Petroleum (WLL)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  918 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  745 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,663
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Whiting Petroleum and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WLL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WLL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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