Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Boosted by Analyst

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation has a 12-month low of $3.97 and a 12-month high of $13.39. The current stock price is $5.14. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Friday, November 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Fine Capital Partners L.P. now owns 21,336,862 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $117,566,000 after buying an additional 7,450,722 shares during the period. Imperial Capital assumed coverage on Whiting Petroleum Corporation in a report on Thursday, September 28th. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, March 2 by Longbow. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 24 report. UBS downgraded the shares of WLL in report on Wednesday, January 13 to "Neutral" rating.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 21 by R. F. Lafferty. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Currently, the stock has a consensus analyst rating of 3.2727272727273.

Osborne Partners Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Shire Plc (SHPG) by 92.73% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Agf Investments America Inc acquired 11,338 shares as Cummins Inc. Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Hot Stocks Point; however, human error can exist. A weighted alpha below 0 suggest additional declines. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 27,919,350 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $264,116,000 after buying an additional 6,211,479 shares during the period. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) has risen 43.32% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.09% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. However, the institutional investors are observed to own 84.90% of the total shares. 45 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 167.16 million shares or 1.53% more from 164.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The 20-day RSI for WLL is 52.74%, which suggests that the stock is not particularly expensive or cheap, and not predisposed to a reactive price movement based on this measure. Cwm Limited Company has 0% invested in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). Da Davidson & Co reported 2,000 shares. Schwab Charles Mgmt invested in 0% or 939,638 shares. Many analysts use price trends and patterns to predict future performance, and we can glean some important insights about WLL by examining the chart. Cadence Ltd Com has invested 0.05% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Waddell And Reed Finance holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) for 2.15 million shares. That gives us a street projected return of 2.64%.

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Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has average revenue estimates of $328.74 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $294.8 Million and high estimates of $393 Million for the current quarter.

According to analysts Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.31 and can go high up to $-0.12. After having $-0.11 EPS previously, Murphy Oil Corporation's analysts see 9.09% EPS growth. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has declined 16.51% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.41% the S&P500.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent gas and oil company. Pacad Investment Ltd who had been investing in Target Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.28 billion market cap company. The Firm 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 and natural gas. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, September 5. Vanguard Gru Incorporated holds 28.17M shares. It also reduced its holding in Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) by 36,825 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 100,875 shares, and cut its stake in Novartis A G Sponsored Adr (NYSE:NVS). Ward Pat sold 14,050 shares worth $2.30 million. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.