About Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL)
Whiting 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Trailing P/E Ratio-35.71
Forward P/E Ratio16.95
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Price / Sales2.87
Cash Flow$9.3560 per share
Price / Cash5.00
Book Value$43.21 per share
Price / Book1.08
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.31)
Return on Equity-1.08%
Return on Assets-0.56%
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?
Whiting Petroleum's stock 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 market closes 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 net margin of 69.88% and a negative return on equity of 1.08%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 38.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.15) EPS. View Whiting Petroleum's Earnings History.
When is Whiting Petroleum's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for WLL?
28 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Whiting Petroleum's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $71.00. On average, they expect Whiting Petroleum's stock price to reach $44.9520 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Whiting Petroleum.
Are investors shorting Whiting Petroleum?
Whiting Petroleum saw a decline in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume of 5,638,757 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately 15.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
Who are some of Whiting Petroleum's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Whiting Petroleum include Noble Energy (NBL), Apache (APA), EQT (EQT), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Encana (ECA), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Parsley Energy (PE), Cimarex Energy (XEC), WPX Energy (WPX), RSP Permian (RSPP) and Antero Resources (AR).
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?
Headlines about WLL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Whiting Petroleum earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
Who are Whiting Petroleum's major shareholders?
Whiting Petroleum's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 $46.78.
How big of a company is Whiting Petroleum?
Whiting Petroleum has a market capitalization of $4.25 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]
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