Whiting Petroleum Corporation [NYSE: WLL] dipped by -0.96% on the last trading session, reaching $6.68 price per share at the time. Whiting Petroleum Corporation represents 91.29M in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $615.27M with the latest information.

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation traded at the price of $6.68 with 3.99 million shares were bought and sold during the latest trading session. Over the period of the last 3 months, the average trading volume of WLL shares recorded 9.73M.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation [NYSE:WLL]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 6.00 to 42.22. This is compared to its latest closing price of $6.74.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Tue 5 Nov (In 18 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] sitting at +28.15 and its Gross Margin at +34.07, this company’s Net Margin is now 13.50%. These measurements indicate that Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 7.97, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 7.60%. Its Return on Equity is 8.36, and its Return on Assets is 3.90. These metrics suggest that this Whiting Petroleum Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 65.39. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 39.54, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 32.70. Looking

toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.97, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 65.39.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 2.46 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.99. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.86, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.57. Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.48, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 1.93 and P/E Ratio of 2.45. These metrics all suggest that Whiting Petroleum Corporation is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] earns $2,756,840 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 7.19 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.24. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.74 and its Current Ratio is 0.74. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] has 91.29M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $615.27M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 6.00 to 42.22. At its current price, it has moved down by -84.19% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 11.25% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 3.25, which indicates that it is 8.55% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 39.14. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation [WLL], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.