Wall Street Analyst Sentiment for Whiting Petroleum Stock


Jul. 5 2018, Updated 3:35 p.m. ET

Analysts’ ratings for WLL

Approximately 36.4% of Wall Street analysts rated Whiting Petroleum (WLL) a “buy” while 45.5% analysts rated it a “hold.” Around 12% have rated WLL “underperform.”

The average broker target price of $53.67 implies a return of 1.80% over the next 12 months. In comparison, Continental Resources (CLR) has a potential return of 17% over the next 12 months, and Sanchez Energy (SN) has a potential return of -8%. Meanwhile, Concho Resources (CXO) has implied returns of ~35% over the next 12 months.

The highest target price from a Wall Street analyst for Whiting Petroleum stock is $73 while the lowest target price is $31.

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Recent rating changes for Whiting Petroleum stock

On May 23, Morgan Stanley upgraded WLL stock from “equal weight” to “overweight.” On the same day, Morgan Stanley also upgraded Oasis Petroleum (OAS) from “equal-weight” to “overweight.”

Earlier, on April 20, Morgan Stanley upgraded Whiting Petroleum stock from “underweight” to “equal weight.”


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