Mizuho set a $32.00 target price on Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) in a research note released on Tuesday, January 16th. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock.
Several other equities analysts also recently commented on WLL. Imperial Capital began coverage on Whiting Petroleum in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. They issued an in-line rating and a $24.00 target price on the stock. KeyCorp reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. BMO Capital Markets set a $24.00 target price on Whiting Petroleum and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Robert W. Baird set a $27.00 target price on Whiting Petroleum and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities raised Whiting Petroleum from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $34.28.
Shares of Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) traded down $0.11 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $22.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,987,077 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,860,000. Whiting Petroleum has a 1 year low of $15.88 and a 1 year high of $47.00. The company has a current ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,040.00, a P/E ratio of -3.13 and a beta of 3.33.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. TCW Group Inc. bought a new stake in Whiting Petroleum during the fourth quarter worth $559,000. Royce & Associates LP bought a new stake in Whiting Petroleum during the fourth quarter worth $12,644,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Whiting Petroleum during the fourth quarter worth $1,467,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. bought a new stake in Whiting Petroleum during the fourth quarter worth $9,758,000. Finally, Aveo Capital Partners LLC bought a new stake in Whiting Petroleum during the fourth quarter worth $306,000.
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Whiting Petroleum Company Profile
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.
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