About Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL)
Whiting 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 region of the United States. It is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid (NGLs) and natural gas. Its Northern Rocky Mountains operations included properties in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana targeting the Bakken and Three Forks formations and encompassing approximately 736,000 gross developed and undeveloped acres, as of December 31, 2016. Its Central Rocky Mountains operations included properties at its Redtail field in the Denver Julesburg Basin in Weld County, Colorado targeting the Niobrara and Codell/Fort Hays formations and encompassing approximately 157,200 gross developed and undeveloped acres, as of December 31, 2016. Its other operations primarily relate to non-core assets in Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Trailing P/E Ratio-30.33
Forward P/E Ratio41.82
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Price / Sales2.44
Cash Flow$9.4595 per share
Price / Cash4.20
Book Value$43.21 per share
Price / Book0.92
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.31)
Return on Equity-3.96%
Return on Assets-2.08%
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 before market open 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.13. The oil and gas exploration company earned $474.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.55 million. Whiting Petroleum had a negative net margin of 83.54% and a negative return on equity of 3.96%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 38.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.28) earnings per share. View Whiting Petroleum's Earnings History.
When is Whiting Petroleum's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for WLL?
28 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Whiting Petroleum's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Whiting Petroleum's share price to reach $36.4214 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Whiting Petroleum.
Who are some of Whiting Petroleum's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Whiting Petroleum include Energen (EGN), WPX Energy (WPX), Antero Resources (AR), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Murphy Oil (MUR), Centennial Resource Dev (CDEV), Crescent Point Energy (CPG), Vermilion Energy (VET), ARC Resources (AETUF), PDC Energy (PDCE), Range Resources (RRC), Matador Resources (MTDR), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Jagged Peak Energy (JAG), Enerplus (ERF) and Qep Resources (QEP).
Who are Whiting Petroleum's key executives?
Whiting Petroleum's management team includes the folowing people:
- Bradley J. Holly, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 46)
- Michael J. Stevens CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 51)
- Peter W. Hagist, Senior Vice President - Planning (Age 56)
- Rick A. Ross, Senior Vice President - Operations (Age 58)
- Mark R. Williams, Senior Vice President - Exploration and Development (Age 60)
- Bruce R. DeBoer, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Age 64)
- Heather M. Duncan, Vice President - Human Resources (Age 46)
- Steven A. Kranker, Vice President - Reservoir Engineering & Acquisitions (Age 55)
- David M. Seery, Vice President - Land (Age 62)
- Sirikka R. Lohoefener, Controller, Treasurer (Age 38)
Has Whiting Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about WLL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 47.44 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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 $39.73.
How big of a company is Whiting Petroleum?
Whiting Petroleum has a market capitalization of $3.58 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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Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
29 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Whiting Petroleum in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $36.4214, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 8.33%. The high price target for WLL is $64.00 and the low price target for WLL is $6.00. There are currently 17 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.41||2.36||2.18||2.20|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||0 Sell Rating(s)|
17 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
16 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|5 Sell Rating(s)|
13 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|6 Sell Rating(s)|
13 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$36.4214||$35.1407||$34.2519||$37.1778|
|Price Target Upside: ||8.33% downside||14.61% upside||14.44% upside||84.78% upside|
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Consensus Price Target History
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/21/2016 forward)
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE WLL) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.55%
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE WLL) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/1/2018||David M Seery||VP||Sell||1,059||$27.77||$29,408.43||37,122|| |
|5/3/2016||James J Volker||CEO||Buy||10,000||$10.30||$103,000.00||629,514|| |
|3/4/2015||Lynn A Peterson||Director||Sell||25,000||$19.76||$494,000.00|| |
|2/4/2015||Lynn A Peterson||Director||Sell||25,000||$19.73||$493,250.00|| |
|1/7/2015||Lynn A Peterson||Director||Sell||25,000||$19.67||$491,750.00|| |
|7/23/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$90.00||$90,000.00|| |
|7/16/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$87.50||$87,500.00|| |
|7/15/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||2,000||$84.13||$168,260.00|| |
|6/16/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$80.00||$80,000.00|| |
|6/12/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$77.73||$77,730.00|| |
|4/17/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$75.00||$75,000.00||46,173|| |
|4/4/2014||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||1,000||$72.65||$72,650.00||47,173|| |
|3/5/2014||Brent Jensen||Treasurer||Sell||1,100||$72.00||$79,200.00||27,778|| |
|3/4/2014||Brent Jensen||Treasurer||Sell||4,348||$70.51||$306,577.48||28,878|| |
|3/3/2014||Brent Jensen||Treasurer||Sell||2,138||$68.70||$146,880.60||33,226|| |
|11/6/2013||James Volker||CEO||Buy||1,000||$64.84||$64,840.00||110,731|| |
|11/5/2013||Brent Jensen||Treasurer||Sell||1,598||$67.47||$107,817.06||30,250|| |
|11/5/2013||James Brown||COO||Sell||10,900||$66.99||$730,191.00||101,788|| |
|11/5/2013||Rick Mr. Ross||VP||Sell||10,000||$67.14||$671,400.00||23,590|| |
|11/1/2013||Michael J Stevens||CFO||Sell||23,936||$65.50||$1,567,808.00|| |
|10/30/2013||D Sherwin Artus||Director||Sell||6,000||$68.89||$413,340.00|| |
|10/30/2013||David M Seery||VP||Sell||3,166||$69.01||$218,485.66|| |
|10/29/2013||Mark R Williams||SVP||Sell||14,250||$69.10||$984,675.00|| |
|10/28/2013||Bruce R Deboer||VP||Sell||23,556||$68.60||$1,615,941.60|| |
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