What Are Wall Street’s Recommendations for Whiting Petroleum?



Consensus ratings for Whiting Petroleum

Approximately 19% of analysts have rated Whiting Petroleum (WLL) as a “buy,” while another 19% have rated it as a “strong buy.” However, most analysts, or 57%, have rated WLL as a “hold.”

The average broker target price of ~$12.2 for Whiting Petroleum implies a potential return of ~51% for the stock over the next 12 months.

Whiting Petroleum’s high and low target prices are $19.00 and ~$6, respectively.

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Analysts’ recent recommendations

On May 30, 2017, Goldman Sachs downgraded its rating for WLL from a “neutral” to a “sell.” On June 2, Credit Suisse downgraded its rating on the stock from an “outperform” to a “neutral.”


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