Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) registered a 1.19% increase, still its new closing price is 231.04% up from the company’s 1 year high of 14.44.It posted -8.50% losses in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 22 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 1 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 1 sells versus 8 buy or better ratings. The 39 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $14.09, with individual PT in the $6.90-$23.00 range. The shares moved at $11.09, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 66.52% in twelve months time.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) SEC Form 4 News

The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are adding shares while they posted a -7.74% fall year to date. A Chairman, President and CEO at Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) acquired shares in a transaction closed on Tuesday May 03, 2016. VOLKER JAMES J bought 10,000 shares in the company at $10.3 each and collected $103,000 in proceeds. VOLKER JAMES J now owns 629,514 shares in the company after this transaction. A Director in the company, Peterson Lynn A, disclosed a transaction on Wednesday March 04, 2015 that ended up generating $494,000 from the sale of 25,000 shares at $19.76 per share.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Upcoming Results on Tap

Whiting Petroleum Corporation will next provide financial results for the March 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $-0.20 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $377.24 million.

Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $129.23 million in revenue and EPS of $-0.47. The mean forecast was for $345.35 million and $-0.41 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $339.58 million, with earnings at $-0.70/share.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Brokerage Update 

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) is in Stifel’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were upgraded to Buy from Hold by Stifel, according to news reported on Thursday December 01, 2016.Another important research note was issued by Raymond James on Friday October 28, 2016.The firm upgraded WLL to Strong Buy from Outperform. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), have changed 70.62% and 25.74%, respectively.