Whiting Petroleum (NYSE: WLL) had its price target increased by Barclays Capital from $60.00 to $65.00 in a research report released on Friday morning. Barclays Capital currently has an overweight rating on the stock.
WLL has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Whiting Petroleum from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, February 14th. They now have a $60.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $50.00. Separately, analysts at Brean Murray reiterated a buy rating on shares of Whiting Petroleum in a research note to investors on Friday, January 18th. They now have a $67.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded shares of Whiting Petroleum from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note to investors on Friday, January 18th.
Shares of Whiting Petroleum traded up 0.74% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $50.19. Whiting Petroleum has a 52 week low of $35.68 and a 52 week high of $63.97. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $47.62. The company has a market cap of $5.904 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.99.
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