Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

A Look Into Insider Activity With Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

Nellie Chapman | 17 January, 2018, 12:27

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $29.78. About 1.00 million shares traded or 31.93% up from the average.

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.56/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.78/share. Fdx Advisors, a California-based fund reported 12,119 shares. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 24,585 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $138,000 after purchasing an additional 475 shares during the period. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 1.93 million shares. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in Epam Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.86B market cap company. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $92.02. Its down 3.12% from 1.77 million shares previously. It has underperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for Whiting Petroleum's Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.25) EPS and FY2018 earnings at ($1.54) EPS. It turned negative, as 61 investors sold WLL shares while 64 reduced holdings.

The most recent open market insider trade was Disposition (Non Open Market) of 43,081 shares on a day where the closing price was 26.48. 308.92 million shares or 6.48% more from 290.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advsrs Asset Mngmt accumulated 0% or 9,039 shares. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.56) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $0.24. Tudor Pickering downgraded shares of Whiting Petroleum from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. After $-0.56 actual EPS reported by Whiting Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.21% EPS growth. Aperio Gp Limited Liability Corp reported 99,032 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Fine Capital Partners L.P. holds 15.11% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation for 26.39 million shares. Finally, R. F. Lafferty assumed coverage on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, December 21st. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $8.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. Pnc Group stated it has 7,646 shares. They expect $-0.43 earnings per share, up 61.61% or $0.69 from last year's $-1.12 per share. S R Schill And Assocs invested 0.88% of its portfolio in, Inc. Goldman Sachs Gru invested in 2.60 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. It now has negative earnings. Therefore 94% are positive. Vetr downgraded shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $14.01 price target for the a research note on Tuesday, December 27th. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, October 2. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Thursday, July 30 by Stephens. Barclays raised their price objective on shares of Anadarko Petroleum from $39.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Friday, October 23. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $33 target in Wednesday, November 2 report. Tower Rech Limited Liability (Trc) reported 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Stifel Nicolaus set a $40.00 price target on shares of Whiting Petroleum and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. The Group One Trading Lp holds 420,181 shares with $2.29M value, up from 306,715 last quarter.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $741,599 activity. 2,077 shares valued at $2.05M were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Tuesday, August 15.

Among 17 analysts covering EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Analog Devices had 112 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Buy". On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Neutral". The firm earned "Long-Term Buy" rating on Thursday, January 21 by Hilliard Lyons. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy" on Tuesday, September 1. (NYSE:EPAM) rating on Friday, August 4. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $77. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Evercore given on Monday, July 10. (NYSE:EPAM) rating on Friday, July 28. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Wells Fargo. (NYSE:EPAM) on Wednesday, November 29 to "Neutral" rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 50,169. 52 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Caprock Grp Inc invested in 3,361 shares or 0.67% of the stock. (NYSE:LDOS) for 8,760 shares. (NYSE:LDOS). Tci Wealth has 278 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability owns 13,200 shares. (NASDAQ:PTEN) for 32,268 shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt L P accumulated 560,400 shares. State Street Corp now owns 28,641,263 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $1,298,599,000 after buying an additional 218,628 shares during the last quarter.

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