Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Receives a Hold from RBC Capital

In a report issued on January 10, Scott Hanold from RBC Capital maintained a Hold rating on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLLResearch Report), with a price target of $85.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $76.06.

According to TipRanks.com, Hanold is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.0% and a 56.1% success rate. Hanold covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Centennial Resource Development, Continental Resources, and Northern Oil And Gas.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Whiting Petroleum Corporation with a $81.57 average price target, a 15.4% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 5, Wells Fargo also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $77.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $71.61 and a one-year low of $19.75. Currently, Whiting Petroleum Corporation has an average volume of 476K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 23 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of WLL in relation to earlier this year.

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Whiting Petroleum Corp is a US-based independent oil and gas company. It is engaged in the development, production, acquisition and exploration activities primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. It explores the production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The operations of the company are principally carried out in the United States. It derives the revenue from the sales of oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas.

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