Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) went up by 5.46% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $56.47, while WLL stocks collected +0.93% of gains with the last five trading sessions.
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) Worth an Investment?
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.46 times of increase in earnings at the present.
WLL Market Performance
WLL stocks went up by 0.93% for the week, with the monthly drop of -21.68% and a quarterly performance of -12.77%, while its annual performance rate touched -48.95%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.66% for WLL stocks with the simple moving average of -30.46% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WLL stocks, with Imperial Capital repeating the rating for WLL shares by setting it to “In-line”. The predicted price for WLL socks in the upcoming period according to Imperial Capital is $29 based on the research report published on May 3, 2019.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WLL stock at the price of $29. The rating they have provided for WLL stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on April 12, 2019.
KeyBanc Capital Markets gave “Overweight” rating to WLL stocks, setting the target price at $33 in the report published on February 12, 2019.
WLL Stocks -9.88% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WLL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Whiting Petroleum Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -57.91% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 4.79%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 5.48%, while the shares sank at the distance of -20.95% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -6.86% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, WLL went up by +0.93%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -51.70% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $26.00. In addition, Whiting Petroleum Corporation saw 4.76% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
WLL Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), starting from Hagist Peter, who sold 4,654 shares at the price of $25.19 back on Mar 15. After this action, Rushing now owns 0 shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation, valued at $117,234 with the latest closing price.
Hagist Peter, the Senior Vice President of Whiting Petroleum Corporation, sold 346 shares at the value of $25.19 during a trade that took place back on Mar 15, which means that Hagist Peter is holding 43,930 shares at the value of $8,716 based on the most recent closing price.
WLL Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +28.15 for the present operating margin and +34.07 for gross margin. The net margin for Whiting Petroleum Corporation stands at +16.45. Total capital return value is set at 7.97, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.98. Equity return holds the value 6.30%, with 3.40% for asset returns.
Based on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), the company’s capital structure generated 65.39 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 39.54. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 32.70 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 65.39 and long-term debt to capital is 39.54.
EBITDA value lies at +212.69 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.99. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.54 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.57. The receivables turnover for Whiting Petroleum Corporation is 7.19 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.24. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.74.