Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. More Details
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Whiting Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WLL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how WLL performed against the US Oil and Gas industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how WLL performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Whiting Petroleum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
8 months ago | Simply Wall StWhy We’re Not Impressed By Whiting Petroleum Corporation’s (NYSE:WLL) 4.3% ROCE
9 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value
10 months ago | Simply Wall StImagine Owning Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) And Taking A 96% Loss Square On The Chin
Is Whiting Petroleum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WLL ($14.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WLL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WLL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: WLL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WLL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WLL has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
How is Whiting Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WLL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: WLL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: WLL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WLL's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WLL's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WLL is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Whiting Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WLL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WLL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WLL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WLL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WLL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-35%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WLL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Whiting Petroleum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WLL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: WLL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WLL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: WLL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: WLL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if WLL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Whiting Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WLL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lynn Peterson (67 yo)
Mr. Lynn Alan Peterson serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Whiting Petroleum Corporation since September 1, 2020 and serves as its President since 2020. He serves as the Chief Executive Offic ...
|Executive VP of Operations & COO||1.83yrs||US$3.48m||0.0016% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||1.17yrs||US$2.46m||0.0025% |
|President||no data||US$6.62k||no data|
|Executive VP of Finance & CFO||no data||no data||no data|
|VP of Accounting & Controller||0.75yr||no data||0.00070% |
|Vice President of Human Resources||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Restructuring Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WLL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WLL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: WLL only recently listed within the past 12 months, with total shares outstanding growing by -58.1% in the past year..
Whiting Petroleum Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Whiting Petroleum Corporation
- Ticker: WLL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$542.991m
- Shares outstanding: 38.05m
- Website: https://www.whiting.com
Number of Employees
- Whiting Petroleum Corporation
- 1700 Lincoln Street
- Suite 4700
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WLL1 *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||New Common Stock||MX||MXN||Sep 2020|
|WHT2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2020|
|WLL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2020|
Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily in the R ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/31 00:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.