Analysts’ Recommendations for Whiting Petroleum



Consensus ratings for Whiting Petroleum

Approximately 39.5% of analysts have rated Whiting Petroleum (WLL) as a “buy,” while ~58% have rated it as a “hold.” 

The average broker target price of $14.09 for Whiting Petroleum implies a potential return of ~71.4% for the stock over the next 12 months.

Whiting Petroleum’s high target price stands at $19.00, while its low target price stands at ~$9.70.

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Analysts’ recent upgrades and downgrades

On December 1, 2016, Stifel upgraded its rating for Whiting Petroleum from a “hold” to a “buy.” Whiting Petroleum’s peer Continental Resources (CLR) was recently downgraded by Deutsche Bank (DB), JPMorgan (JPM), and KLR Group.

On December 8, 2016, Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating for Continental Resources from a “buy” to a “hold.” On the same day, JPMorgan downgraded its rating for Continental Resources from an “overweight” to “neutral.” KLR Group downgraded Continental Resources from an “accumulate” to a “hold” on December 5, 2016.


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