Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that acquires, exploits, develops and explores for crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and Michigan regions of the United States. The Company trades publicly under the symbol WLL on the New York Stock Exchange.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)’s Financial Overview

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) declined -3.1% yesterday to close its trading session at $9.38. The company has 1 year Price Target of $11.39. Whiting Petroleum Corp. has 52-Week high of $17.04 and 52-Week Low of $3.35. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Dec 1, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 25, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 22.6 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $2.67 Billion.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.47/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.41/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.06 a share with a surprise factor of -14.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 4.59 Percent, SMA50 of 8.73 Percent and SMA200 of 6.03 percent. Whiting Petroleum Corp. has P/S value of 1.96 while its P/B value stands at 0.57. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -11.6 percent, Return on Equity of -27.1 percent and Return on Investment of -20.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 63.5 percent and -55.5 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL). On 28-Oct-16 Raymond James Upgrade Whiting Petroleum Corp. Stock  to Strong Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 6-Oct-16 where Mizuho Initiated the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 36 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Whiting Petroleum Corp have a median target of 11.00, with a high estimate of 20.00 and a low estimate of 6.90. The median estimate represents a +17.27% increase from the last price of 9.38.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft is a technology company. Their products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; cross-device productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. They also design and sell hardware including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories. They offer cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content. They also provide consulting and product and solution support services, and they train and certify computer system integrators and developers.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Financial Outlook

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Microsoft have a median target of 65.00, with a high estimate of 72.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a +6.40% increase from the last price of 61.09.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Microsoft Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.6. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 0.79% and closed its last trading session at $61.09. The company has the market capitalization of $475 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $61.41 and 52-Week low of $48.04. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Oct 25, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jun 27, 2016. The company has volume of 22.35 Million shares. The company has a total of 7.78 Billion shares outstanding.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.76/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.68/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.08. This shows a surprise factor of 11.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 13.13 percent. Beta for Microsoft Corporation stands at 1.13 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.01. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.13%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.57%%.

Microsoft Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.45%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.53 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.52%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 0 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.5% with Gross margin of 60.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively.

 

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