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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.41
WLL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WLL: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WLL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.41
0.32
0.59
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.39
M-Score: -4.51
WACC vs ROIC
12.92%
-14.85%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -117.79
WLL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -63.48 vs. WLL: -117.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WLL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.63  Med: 33.94 Max: 47.26
Current: -117.79
-16.63
47.26
Net-margin (%) -125.98
WLL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -68.47 vs. WLL: -125.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WLL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.91  Med: 19.65 Max: 25.88
Current: -125.98
-10.91
25.88
ROE (%) -41.30
WLL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.18 vs. WLL: -41.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WLL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.75  Med: 12.07 Max: 17.67
Current: -41.3
-5.75
17.67
ROA (%) -18.16
WLL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.66 vs. WLL: -18.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WLL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.65  Med: 6.36 Max: 9.2
Current: -18.16
-2.65
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -23.69
WLL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.94 vs. WLL: -23.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.61  Med: 12.77 Max: 16.87
Current: -23.69
-2.61
16.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
WLL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. WLL: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.7  Med: 16.40 Max: 30.8
Current: 16.3
-94.7
30.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
WLL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. WLL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.5  Med: 11.50 Max: 59.2
Current: 1.2
-94.5
59.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -49.60
WLL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WLL: -49.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.9  Med: 9.10 Max: 53.2
Current: -49.6
-91.9
53.2
» WLL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

WLL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Andreas Halvorsen 8,653,431 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 180,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 33,362 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 552,958 sh (+2101.53%)
Pioneer Investments 311,636 sh (+12.55%)
Diamond Hill Capital 442,065 sh (+5.94%)
Ron Baron 13,058 sh (+0.77%)
Richard Snow 20,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 906,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
John Paulson 12,418,400 sh (-0.24%)
Mario Gabelli 109,700 sh (-8.35%)
Steven Cohen 1,246,300 sh (-71.16%)
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Q3 2015

WLL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

T Boone Pickens 105,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 250,862 sh (+651.94%)
Mario Gabelli 190,262 sh (+73.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (+66.67%)
Diamond Hill Capital 445,960 sh (+0.88%)
Richard Snow 20,100 sh (unchged)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Paul Singer 882,100 sh (-2.64%)
John Paulson 9,600,000 sh (-22.70%)
Steven Cohen 515,700 sh (-58.62%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,031,483 sh (-88.08%)
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Q4 2015

WLL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Michael Price 40,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 52,002 sh (New)
Jana Partners 246,634 sh (New)
Jim Simons 876,062 sh (+249.22%)
Mario Gabelli 200,451 sh (+5.36%)
Paul Singer 882,100 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 445,960 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
John Paulson 3,186,900 sh (-66.80%)
Steven Cohen 28,400 sh (-94.49%)
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Q1 2016

WLL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 464,300 sh (+1534.86%)
Jim Simons 1,893,076 sh (+116.09%)
Mario Gabelli 215,450 sh (+7.48%)
Michael Price 40,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
John Paulson 3,167,200 sh (-0.62%)
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Preferred stocks of Whiting Petroleum Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WLLPRA66.600.76Whiting Petroleum Corporation,6.25% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:WHT.Germany,
Whiting Petroleum Corp is an independent oil and gas company engaged in exploration, development, acquisition and production activities mainly in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States.

Whiting Petroleum Corp was incorporated in the state of Delaware in July 2003. The Company is an independent oil and gas company engaged in exploration, development, acquisition, exploration and production activities mainly in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It is focused mainly on organic drilling activity both on grassroots oil plays and on the development of previously acquired properties, and specifically on projects that it believes provide the opportunity for repeatable success and meaningful production growth. The Company mainly sells its oil and gas production to end users, marketers and other purchasers that have access to nearby pipeline facilities. The Company operates in a competitive environment for acquiring properties, marketing oil and natural gas and securing trained personnel. FERC regulates the transportation, and to a lesser extent, the sale for resale of natural gas in interstate commerce pursuant to the Natural Gas Act of 1938 and the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and regulations issued under those Acts. The Company's oil and natural gas exploration, development and production operations are subject to stringent federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise relating to environmental protection.

Top Ranked Articles about Whiting Petroleum Corp

Andreas Halvorsen Buys Whiting Petroleum Near 5-Year Low
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)’s hedge fund Whiting Petroleum took a 5.02% stake in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL), a company that has seen a number of guru buyers, on July 2, according to Real Time Picks. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.42
WLL's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. WLL: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WLL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.58 Max: 3.43
Current: 0.42
0.17
3.43
P/S 1.09
WLL's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. WLL: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WLL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.46 Max: 5.21
Current: 1.09
0.36
5.21
POCF 2.18
WLL's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.63 vs. WLL: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WLL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 4.27 Max: 8.89
Current: 2.18
0.72
8.89
Shiller P/E 11.37
WLL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. WLL: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WLL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 20.82 Max: 36.05
Current: 11.37
4
36.05
Current Ratio 0.85
WLL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WLL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.70 Max: 2.77
Current: 0.85
0.45
2.77
Quick Ratio 0.85
WLL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. WLL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.70 Max: 2.77
Current: 0.85
0.45
2.77
Days Sales Outstanding 52.68
WLL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 38.60 vs. WLL: 52.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.69  Med: 50.14 Max: 64.35
Current: 52.68
36.69
64.35
Days Payable 42.17
WLL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 74.36 vs. WLL: 42.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WLL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.65  Med: 36.36 Max: 67.06
Current: 42.17
13.65
67.06

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.50
WLL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WLL: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WLL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.5
0.36
3.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
WLL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. WLL: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WLL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.51
0.36
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -35.14
WLL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.20 vs. WLL: -35.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.35  Med: 9.60 Max: 22.3
Current: -35.14
-33.35
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -53.07
WLL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.81 vs. WLL: -53.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WLL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.4  Med: -3.30 Max: 26.5
Current: -53.07
-84.4
26.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,814
EPS (TTM) $ -11.19
Beta3.51
Short Percentage of Float19.36%
52-Week Range $3.35 - 36.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)251.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,501 1,802 2,276
EPS ($) -2.16 -1.07 -0.36
EPS w/o NRI ($) -2.16 -1.07 -0.36
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Kyle Bass Takes Big Stake in Argentina-Focused Shale Company Jul 20 2015 
Andreas Halvorsen Takes Stake in Whiting Petroleum Near 5-Year Low Jul 13 2015 
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Energy Acquisitions Fill Kyle Bass' 10 Most Valuable Stakes List in First Quarter Jun 08 2015 
Paul Singer Adds to Six Stakes in First Quarter May 21 2015 

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