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A report released today by Mizuho Securities about Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) bumps the target price to $9.00

Indicating a possible upside of 0.01%, Mizuho Securities increased the stock price target of Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) to $9.00

Yesterday Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) traded -0.66% lower at $8.90. The company’s 50-day moving average is $7.79 and its 200-day moving average is $9.31. The last stock close price is down -3.01% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.01% over the same time. 20,457,759 shares of the stock were exchanged, down from an average trading volume of 26,143,500

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Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL)

Whiting Petroleum has a 52 week low of $3.35 and a 52 week high of $22.39 The company’s market cap is currently $0.

In addition to Mizuho Securities reporting its target price, a total of 34 firms have reported on the stock. The consensus target price is $13.74 with 6 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 10 firms rating the stock a buy, 21 firms rating the stock a hold, 1 firm rating the stock a underperform, and finally 2 firms rating the stock a sell.

About Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL)

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in development, production, acquisition and exploration activities primarily in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. The Company operates in the segment of exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid (NGLs) and natural gas. The Company's estimated proved reserves totaled approximately 820.6 Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent (MMBOE). The Company has interests in approximately 5,889 gross (3,177 net) productive wells on approximately 948,600 gross (593,900 net) developed acres across all its geographical areas. The Company's Rocky Mountains operations include assets in the states of Colorado, Montana and North Dakota. The Company's Permian Basin operations include its North Ward Estes field in the Ward and Winkler counties of Texas. Its other operations primarily relate to non-core assets in Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.

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