Stock Price of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Increases 2.43%

Whiting Petroleum Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 20.91% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 48.11% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 153.11% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Whiting Petroleum Corporation has a positive value of 50.63 compared to overall market. Stocks of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) rallied by 2.43% during the past week but lost 6.94% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.6% in the past week but underperformed the index by 8.61% in the last 4 weeks.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $11.32 and hit $11.49 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $11.39, with a gain of 3.08% or 0.34 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,999,461 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $14.44 and the company has a market cap of $3,239 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $3.35 .

Whiting Petroleum Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 26, 2016. The company reported $-0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.37. The company had revenue of $129.23 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $345.86 million. The companys revenue was down -74.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.17 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Whiting Petroleum Corp was Initiated by R. F. Lafferty on Dec 21, 2016 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $23.Company shares were Upgraded by Stifel on Dec 1, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 15 from a previous price target of $8 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 25, 2016 to Sector Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 12 from a previous price target of $10 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on May 5, 2016, James J Volker (CEO) purchased 10,000 shares at 10.30 per share price.On Mar 4, 2015, Lynn A Peterson (director) sold 25,000 shares at 19.73 per share price.

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.

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