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Whiting Petroleum (WLL) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.26 (+3.01%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
397,257 shs
Average Volume
348,734 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.04 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Whiting Petroleum

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids 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, 2021, it had interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 539,900 net developed acres, as well as total estimated proved reserves of 326.0 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

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.53 billion


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.04 billion

Company Calendar

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Last Earnings
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Overall MarketRank

2.85 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

22nd out of 373 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

14th out of 121 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Whiting Petroleum a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Whiting Petroleum in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Whiting Petroleum stock.
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Are investors shorting Whiting Petroleum?

Whiting Petroleum saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,010,000 shares, a decline of 17.6% from the March 31st total of 2,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 603,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 5.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Whiting Petroleum's next earnings date?

Whiting Petroleum is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Whiting Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Whiting Petroleum Co. (NYSE:WLL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $4.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $5.04 by $0.43. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $527 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $403 million.
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How often does Whiting Petroleum pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Whiting Petroleum?

Whiting Petroleum declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Whiting Petroleum a good dividend stock?

Whiting Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.33%. The dividend payout ratio of Whiting Petroleum is 10.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Whiting Petroleum will have a dividend payout ratio of 3.58% next year. This indicates that Whiting Petroleum will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Whiting Petroleum's stock split? How did Whiting Petroleum's stock split work?

Shares of Whiting Petroleum reverse split on the morning of 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.

What price target have analysts set for WLL?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Whiting Petroleum's stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Whiting Petroleum's stock price to reach $93.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Whiting Petroleum's key executives?
Whiting Petroleum's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lynn Alan Peterson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 69, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. James P. Henderson, Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 57, Pay $942.63k)
  • Mr. Charles J. Rimer, Exec. VP of Operations & COO (Age 64, Pay $976.96k)
  • Mr. M. Scott Regan, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $752.27k)
  • Ms. Sirikka R. Lohoefener, VP of Accounting & Controller (Age 43, Pay $543.52k)
  • Mr. Brandon Day, Investor Relations Mang.
  • Mr. Chris L. Edwards, VP of HR
  • Mr. Jeffrey Scott Stein, Chief Restructuring Officer (Age 53)
What other stocks do shareholders of Whiting Petroleum own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Whiting Petroleum investors own include Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Under Armour (UAA), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

What is Whiting Petroleum's stock symbol?

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

Who are Whiting Petroleum's major shareholders?

Whiting Petroleum's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.57%), Wellington Management Group LLP (9.32%), BlackRock Inc. (6.96%), State Street Corp (4.35%), Boston Partners (3.58%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.33%). Company insiders that own Whiting Petroleum stock include Daniel J Iv Rice, Kevin S Mccarthy and Paul Korus.
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Which major investors are selling Whiting Petroleum stock?

WLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, Foundry Partners LLC, and Wellington Management Group LLP.
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Which major investors are buying Whiting Petroleum stock?

WLL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Versor Investments LP, First Trust Advisors LP, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Citigroup Inc., State Street Corp, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Whiting Petroleum stock in the last two years include Daniel J Iv Rice, Kevin S Mccarthy, and Paul Korus.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Whiting Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of WLL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.35.

How much money does Whiting Petroleum make?

Whiting Petroleum has a market capitalization of $3.04 billion and generates $1.53 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Whiting Petroleum have?

Whiting Petroleum employs 356 workers across the globe.

When was Whiting Petroleum founded?

Whiting Petroleum was founded in 1980.

What is Whiting Petroleum's official website?

The official website for Whiting Petroleum is www.whiting.com.

How can I contact Whiting Petroleum?

The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at (303) 837-1661 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 5/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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