Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Lowered to "Sell" at Tudor Pickering

Whiting Petroleum What to Expect from Its Stock

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Lowered to "Sell" at Tudor Pickering

Twin Securities Inc acquired 28,600 shares as Monsanto Co New (MON)'s stock rose 6.51%. The institutional investor held 1.00 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $12.02 million, up from 148,903 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Progressive Corp. now has $26.90 billion valuation.

The stock increased 1.89% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $33.41.

In the market the company is trading down from yesterday's close of 4.28. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500.

Recent action on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) lands the stock on today's most volatile list. Therefore 25% are positive. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Citigroup. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -15.66%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -7.13% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -51.58%. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Through a reverse stock split, Whiting announced last week its intent to reduce the number of common stocks now shared which the company said, "may improve marketability and facilitate its trading". The rating was initiated by R. F. Lafferty with "Buy" on Wednesday, December 21. Cowen & Co maintained Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) rating on Tuesday, July 18. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to "Neutral".

On September 7, 2017, Whiting Petroleum announced it plans to undertake a reverse stock split of its common stock at a ratio ranging from any whole number between one-for-two and one-for-six, as determined by its board at the meeting during 4Q17.

A volatility based measure Bollinger Bands suggests this stock poses high risk. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, May 10 by FBR Capital.

Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $107,966 activity. On Monday, April 10 the insider GRANT HUGH sold $17.33 million. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 9 by ING Group. Us Bancorporation De has 5.24M shares. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Arcelormittal had 46 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 4,835,600 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $26,644,000 after buying an additional 2,997,300 shares during the period. Also, the Hold rating count is 14 as of 09/11/17. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Loop Capital. Goldman Sachs maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Wednesday, April 20. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, March 24 with "Outperform". BRS was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 1, 2016. Its down 0.06, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 79 investors sold INTC shares while 690 reduced holdings. Focused Wealth Mgmt reported 62 shares. Georgia-based Asset has invested 0.91% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Outfitter Advsr Limited reported 0.55% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). Fil Limited owns 292,008 shares or 0.03% of their United States portfolio. Tradewinds accumulated 70 shares. Bp Public Ltd Company stated it has 0.09% in Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR).

The company showed 0.40 diluted EPS growth for trailing twelve months.

Whiting Petroleum anticipates an increased per share trading price, "which may improve marketability and facilitate its trading". Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability invested in 188,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership has 4.80 million shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. The stock has performed -3.06% over the last seven days, -7.31% over the last thirty, and -34.03% over the last three months. Halsey Assoc Ct has 39,299 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio.

The company has also told investors that its new completion designs and drilling strategies have not only increased production on a per-well basis, but will also translate across the E&P's entire Bakken position regardless of the geology. Its up 0.18, from 1.12 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 35 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corp shares while 97 reduced holdings.

These funds have shifted positions in (WLL).

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