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How to buy Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares (WLL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Whiting Petroleum Corporation employs 356 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock price (NYSE: WLL)

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-03.
Latest market close$68.03
52-week range$38.14 - $101.74
50-day moving average $80.36
200-day moving average $72.89
Wall St. target price$106.29
PE ratio 7.3785
Dividend yield $0.25 (1.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $9.22

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Is it a good time to buy Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock?

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $68.03 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) -13.55%
1 month (2022-06-03) -26.47%
3 months (2022-04-04) -15.96%
6 months (2022-01-01) N/A
1 year (2021-07-02) 19.18%
2 years (2020-07-01) N/A
3 years (2019-07-01) N/A
5 years (2017-07-01) N/A

Is Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Whiting Petroleum Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Whiting Petroleum Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's P/E ratio

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's PEG ratio

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2744. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Whiting Petroleum Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's EBITDA

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $454 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Whiting Petroleum Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.46%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.48%
Return on equity TTM 27.52%
Profit margin 22.33%
Book value $41.17
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Whiting Petroleum Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 3.22% of net profits

Recently Whiting Petroleum Corporation has paid out, on average, around 3.22% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.47% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Whiting Petroleum Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Whiting Petroleum Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.25 per share.

While Whiting Petroleum Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Whiting Petroleum Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 31 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Whiting Petroleum Corporation's shares ever split?

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 8 November 2017. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Whiting Petroleum Corporation's share price.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Whiting Petroleum Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.1368 up to $101.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Whiting Petroleum Corporation's is 4.1082. This would suggest that Whiting Petroleum Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation overview

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The company sells its oil and gas production to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2021, it had interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 539,900 net developed acres, as well as total estimated proved reserves of 326. 0 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Whiting Petroleum Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.613% of Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares are held by insiders and 99.697% by institutions.
How many people work for Whiting Petroleum Corporation?
Latest data suggests 356 work at Whiting Petroleum Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Whiting Petroleum Corporation?
Whiting Petroleum Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Whiting Petroleum Corporation based?
Whiting Petroleum Corporation's address is: 1700 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO, United States, 80203-4547
What is Whiting Petroleum Corporation's ISIN number?
Whiting Petroleum Corporation's international securities identification number is: US9663874090
What is Whiting Petroleum Corporation's CUSIP number?
Whiting Petroleum Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 966387102

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