Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) shares are trading at higher $23.67 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Hold.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $585.70 and the low is $12.36. Over the last 52 weeks, WLL is down -93.51% while the S&P 500 is up 15.97%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, WLL reported a profit of $-400.26 million. Whiting Petroleum Corporation also saw revenues decrease to $91.6 million. In addition, WLL has free cash flow of -$157.42 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$430.29 million which compares well with its peers.
WLL Return on Equity (ROE) is -207.80%, and its Return on Assets is -73.80%. All told, it is clear that, WLL needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. WLL has a short ratio of 104.56 and outstanding shares of 91.43M.
WLL has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 8.85 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -47.81. Whiting Petroleum Corporation WLL also noted assets of $3.73 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as WLL has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Whiting Petroleum Corporation WLL has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, WLL represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Whiting Petroleum Corporation WLL is now commanding a market cap of 2.17B and a float of 90.98M. WLL is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of WLL stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in WLL, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.