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Short Interest Trends in Whiting Petroleum Stock

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Short interest in Whiting Petroleum stock

On March 3, 2017, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) was ~11.2%. Its short interest ratio was ~12.6% at the beginning of the year.

The above graph shows that Whiting Petroleum’s short interest ratio fell since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen consistently since the beginning of the year.

Whiting Petroleum’s stock price was $12.64 on January 3, 2017, and $10.78 on March 3, 2017.

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Peer comparison

In comparison, Whiting Petroleum’s peers Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Cimarex Energy (XEC), and Continental Resources (CLR) have short interest ratios of ~15%, 2.8%, and ~22.5%, respectively. These companies account for 4% of the iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO).

To learn more about Whiting Petroleum, read Must-Read Insights into Whiting Petroleum’s Key Fundamentals.

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