Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL): Stifel Nicolaus Keeps Buy Rating Today, Has a Target of $49.0000/Share

April 25, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.94, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 199 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 5.49 million shares or 98.22% less from 308.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Cypress Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co (Wy) accumulated 22,100 shares. Moreover, Texan Management has 0.13% invested in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Macquarie Group Inc Limited accumulated 0% or 3,725 shares. Fine Cap Prns L P invested in 18.21% or 5.46 million shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $29,412 activity.

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) Rating Reaffirmed

Stifel Nicolaus now has a $49.0000 TP on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). The TP would indicate a potential upside of 20.01 % from the close price of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). This rating was revealed in an analyst note on 23 April.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.94, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 199 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 5.49 million shares or 98.22% less from 308.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Cypress Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co (Wy) accumulated 22,100 shares. Moreover, Texan Management has 0.13% invested in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Macquarie Group Inc Limited accumulated 0% or 3,725 shares. Fine Cap Prns L P invested in 18.21% or 5.46 million shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $29,412 activity.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Whiting Petroleum has $6000 highest and $3.6 lowest target. $36.71’s average target is -10.09% below currents $40.83 stock price. Whiting Petroleum had 44 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, April 20 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Jefferies. Mizuho maintained the shares of WLL in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4500 target in Wednesday, March 28 report. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $33.0 target in Wednesday, January 17 report. SunTrust maintained Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) rating on Friday, April 6. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $4400 target. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $35.0 target in Thursday, January 18 report. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, April 20 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 10 by Cowen & Co. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of WLL in report on Monday, February 26 with “Hold” rating.

The stock increased 1.35% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $40.83. About 2.60M shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 0.96% since April 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.51% the S&P500.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent gas and oil company, engages in the development, production, acquisition, and exploration of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The company has market cap of $3.72 billion. It sells gas and oil to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had total estimated proved reserves of 615.5 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 517,200 net developed acres.

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