Stocks Alert Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL), Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D)

Cheryl Sanders
March 9, 2017

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $-0.16 per share according to consensus of 30 analysts. The fiscal year 2016 current estimate trend was for $0.76 as compared to FY 2017 current Estimate trends of $0.92.

"Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts" was originally published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.3 and can go high up to $-0.1. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. The firm earned $342.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $353.75 million. The company's revenue was down 18.0% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on WLL.

According to sentiments of 37 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company's stock is marked at $14.28. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.41% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.41 percent.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) stock price tumbled -2.62% to finalize at $10.42 throughout previous buying and selling session.

Approximately 38.5% of the analysts rated Whiting Petroleum (WLL) as a "buy", while ~56.4% rated it as a "hold".

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $-0.28 The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $0.04 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 12.50%. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock.

Zacks provides analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. (NYSE:WLL) to Buy with no specific Price Target on 12/01/16. Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 2.48 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 2.94 Million shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $11.83 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.06. Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) are trading -27.84% downward from the 52-week high mark and 63.32% above from the fifty two-week low mark. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Whiting Petroleum Corporation by 65.2% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James Upgrades the company's stock to Strong Buy on 10/28/16 with no specific Price Target. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. purchased a new position in Whiting Petroleum Corporation during the third quarter valued at $608,000. With the volume soaring to 28,352,984 shares, the last trade was called at $9.37. City Financial Investment Co Ltd bought a new position in Whiting Petroleum Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $15,747,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp by 6.1% in the third quarter. A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market.

The Company now has Insider ownership of 0.6 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 83.7 Percent.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company.

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION, a DE 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 MI regions of the United States.

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