Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Lloyd Doyle
August 19, 2017

With 26.11M avg volume, 3 days are for Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL)'s short sellers to cover WLL's short positions. Whiting Petroleum Corporation also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. It has underperformed by 37.57% the S&P500.

Paragon Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Ford Motor Company (F) by 10.38% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock exchanged hands 19.27 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 22.84 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.57 Billion. Cypress Capital Management LLC WY now owns 75,200 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $711,000 after buying an additional 73,200 shares during the period. Through this figure traders can analyze that RIG show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. About 1,250 shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since August 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 7.35% the S&P500.

Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Oasis Petroleum Inc. Nuveen Asset Management LLC's holdings in Whiting Petroleum Corporation were worth $1,081,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". The firm has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, March 23 by UBS.


WLL has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, August 24 to "Buy". Its down 0.14, from 1.31 in 2016Q3.

Currently Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 85.2%. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 29 by Goldman Sachs. Currently Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) stock is moving with downswing trend. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $-0.23 on a per share basis this quarter. For WLL, the company now has $23.24 Million of cash on the books. The Company is engaged in development, production, acquisition and exploration activities primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. It now has negative earnings. The energy and medical segment is engaged in the designing and manufacturing of machined and fabricated pressure and vacuum vessels and process plant and equipment for the power, gas and oil and medical markets. Traders acquired 1,246 put options on the stock. Its down 0.40, from 0.41 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 35 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corp shares while 97 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. Van Eck Assocs Corporation has 42,680 shares. Raymond James Associate holds 501,777 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Drexel Morgan & reported 20,000 shares. 782,600 are owned by Numeric Ltd Llc. More interesting news about Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: "Whiting Petroleum Corporation Announces $500 Million Sale of Fort Berthold ..." published on August 15, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Whiting's Redtail Wells Begin Producing..." Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. Gamco Et Al invested in 0.01% or 180,000 shares. Hbk Invests LP has 1.01M shares.

The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. Renaissance Technology Lc holds 878,612 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 0.01% or 96,903 shares. Fmr Ltd, Massachusetts-based fund reported 13,900 shares. Pittenger And Anderson Inc stated it has 1,675 shares. Allianz Asset Ag has 69,872 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Eam Investors Lc has 0.44% invested in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). 1St Glob Advsrs holds 8,677 shares. Performance history gives insight to investors into the health of companies in which they invested. Raiff Prns Inc owns 1,000 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Capital Innovations LLC acquired a new position in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation during the first quarter worth $133,000. It also upped First Defiance Finl Corp (NASDAQ:FDEF) stake by 8,700 shares and now owns 107,700 shares.

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