Whiting on the Street: Analysts Recommendations after Its 1Q17 Earnings

Analyst recommendations for Whiting

After Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) 1Q17 earnings release, Wall Street analysts updated their target prices for the next 12 months.

Whiting on the Street: Analysts Recommendations after Its 1Q17 Earnings

Consensus rating for Whiting Petroleum

Approximately 40% of analysts rate Whiting a “buy,” while 58% rate it a “hold.” The average broker target price of $13.36 for Whiting implies a return of ~65.5% over the next 12 months. The high and low analyst target prices for Whiting are now $19 and $8, respectively.

Notably, Whiting Petroleum is a component of the First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ETF (FXN). FXN has ~0.5% of its portfolio in WLL.

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