Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

The company's market cap is $1.91 billion. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $29.51. About 915,701 shares traded or 15.35% up from the average. Finally, Schneider Capital Management Corp increased its position in Whiting Petroleum by 63.7% during the 2nd quarter. The company has volume of 6.31 Million shares. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. Fine Capital Partners L.P. now owns 26,394,454 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $144,114,000 after buying an additional 5,057,592 shares in the last quarter. The stock exchanged hands with 6,308,129 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 5.64M shares. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.57% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $2.68B company. The Blue Ridge Capital Llc holds 5.39 million shares with $29.43 million value, down from 5.46 million last quarter.

The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 19.59%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 12.24% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. BMO Capital Markets restated a "hold" rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum in a report on Thursday. Therefore 0 are positive. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had 134 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) gross margin percentage stands at 75.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -54 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -45.4 Percent.

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The institutional investor owned 1,026,744 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock after buying an additional 228,987 shares during the period. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Friday, June 9. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 6 by Goldman Sachs. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 12 by Morgan Stanley. (NYSE:FII) on Friday, September 1 with "Sell" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 61 investors sold WLL shares while 64 reduced holdings. 308.92 million shares or 6.48% more from 290.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fiera Cap invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Principal Inc invested in 46,658 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has 0.05% invested in Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM) for 30,500 shares. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 71,738 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $395,000 after purchasing an additional 31,910 shares during the last quarter. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Iberia Capital Partners. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $1.11 a share with a surprise factor of 132.1%. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Whiting Petroleum by 44.8% in the 3rd quarter.

The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of -6.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -12.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -9% with Gross margin of 75.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -54% and -45.4% respectively. Guggenheim Capital reported 1.76M shares stake. Connor Clark Lunn Investment Mngmt Limited holds 49,008 shares. 22,000 are owned by Brown Advisory.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in WLL. Linden Advsrs Limited Partnership reported 693,104 shares.

Analysts await Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) to report earnings on February, 20. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $0.24. On average, analysts expect Whiting Petroleum Corporation to post $-0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-0.55 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $741,599 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.57, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. Cwm Ltd reported 0% stake. Cambridge Investment Rech accumulated 68,407 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Renaissance Ltd Liability Corporation owns 1.09 million shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited Liability Co stated it has 281,500 shares. Tarbox Family Office reported 23 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Benchmark Capital Advisors, a New York-based fund reported 104,467 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt holds 20,180 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. It was reported on Jan, 12 by Barchart.com. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.10% shares. Susquehanna Int Llp invested 0% of its portfolio in Federated Investors, Inc. Tortoise Inv Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 3,305 shares. Country Club Tru Na has 13,537 shares.

Pomelo Capital Llc increased Gnc Hldgs Inc (Put) (NYSE:GNC) stake by 2.03 million shares to 2.13M valued at $18.79 million in 2017Q3. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $33.31. Sanmina-SCI Corporation had 27 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Seaport Global Securities has a "Neutral" rating on the stock. Robert W. Baird has "Neutral" rating and $42 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Monday, November 20. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Wednesday, November 4. Jefferies maintained the shares of FII in report on Wednesday, January 10 with "Hold" rating.

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