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Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) closed its last session at $38.21. The stock traded within a range of $38.08 and $38.55. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 3.38 Million. Trading volume for Whiting Petroleum Corp. was 2.93 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) has an average volume of 4.93 Million.

Company Profile

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that acquires, exploits, develops and explores for crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and Michigan regions of the United States. The Company trades publicly under the symbol WLL on the New York Stock Exchange.

Analyst Views

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) touched its 1-Year High price of $38.94 on 04/13/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $15.88 on 09/08/17.

EPS & Financials

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.17/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.3/Share by a difference of $0.13. This showed a surprise of 43.3% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 28 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.19/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.48/share and a low EPS of $-0.58/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $465.63 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 497 Million and 425.18 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with MEDIUM volatility. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.65 Million. According to today’s trading volume Whiting Petroleum Corp. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.8 Percent and Institutional ownership of 97.2 Percent. The return on assets stands at -13.9%, Return on Equity currently is -26.5% and the Return on Investment value is -12.7%.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) gross margin percentage stands at 72.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 0 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -83.5 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.33% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 29.13 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 56.94 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 44.3 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 0%. The return on invested capital is at -12.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 5.9.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 56.94%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 44.3% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.