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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
WLL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. WLL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WLL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.54
WLL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. WLL: 0.54 )
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: 0.54
0.32
0.59
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.09
Beneish M-Score: -3.45
WACC vs ROIC
15.00%
-9.80%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating Margin % -48.61
WLL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.06 vs. WLL: -48.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WLL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -126.33  Med: 24.85 Max: 43.01
Current: -48.61
-126.33
43.01
Net Margin % -91.71
WLL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -29.08 vs. WLL: -91.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WLL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.06  Med: 14.45 Max: 25.88
Current: -91.71
-106.06
25.88
ROE % -25.99
WLL's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.78 vs. WLL: -25.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WLL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.49  Med: 9.91 Max: 17.67
Current: -25.99
-42.49
17.67
ROA % -12.22
WLL's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.02 vs. WLL: -12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WLL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.49  Med: 4.64 Max: 9.2
Current: -12.22
-17.49
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -8.08
WLL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.12 vs. WLL: -8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WLL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.23  Med: 10.16 Max: 16.87
Current: -8.08
-23.23
16.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -40.00
WLL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.40 vs. WLL: -40.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WLL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.7  Med: 15.3 Max: 30.8
Current: -40
-94.7
30.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -55.00
WLL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.00 vs. WLL: -55.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WLL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.5  Med: 10.1 Max: 59.2
Current: -55
-94.5
59.2
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:WHT.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
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.

Founded in 1980 and based in Denver, Whiting Petroleum is an independent oil and natural gas company with operations primarily in the Bakken-Three Forks system of North Dakota and Montana, the D-J Basin in Colorado, and the Permian Basin in Texas. At year-end 2015, proved reserves were 780 million barrels of oil equivalent with net production of 163,000 boe per day. Oil represented approximately 80% of reserves and production.

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Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 0.40
WLL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WLL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WLL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.45
Current: 0.4
0.17
3.45
PS Ratio 1.15
WLL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. WLL: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WLL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.44 Max: 5.34
Current: 1.15
0.36
5.34
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.85
WLL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. WLL: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WLL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 39.9 Max: 104.5
Current: 6.85
6.43
104.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.42
WLL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WLL: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WLL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 4.23 Max: 8.58
Current: 2.42
0.72
8.58
EV-to-EBITDA 16.75
WLL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. WLL: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 6.05 Max: 23.9
Current: 16.75
-5.7
23.9
Shiller PE Ratio 30.77
WLL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. WLL: 30.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WLL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 21.83 Max: 59.89
Current: 30.77
4.08
59.89
Current Ratio 0.55
WLL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WLL: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.77
Current: 0.55
0.45
2.77
Quick Ratio 0.55
WLL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WLL: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.77
Current: 0.55
0.45
2.77
Days Sales Outstanding 49.27
WLL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. WLL: 49.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.69  Med: 49.92 Max: 65.55
Current: 49.27
36.69
65.55
Days Payable 35.07
WLL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. WLL: 35.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WLL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.95  Med: 34.35 Max: 87.49
Current: 35.07
16.95
87.49

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.40
WLL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
92% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. WLL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WLL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.4
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -45.00
WLL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. WLL: -45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WLL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3227.4  Med: -11.95 Max: 0
Current: -45
-3227.4
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.40
WLL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. WLL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WLL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.49 Max: 3.41
Current: 0.4
0.37
3.41
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.47
WLL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. WLL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WLL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.47
0.36
2.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -15.39
WLL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.91 vs. WLL: -15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WLL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.5  Med: 8.1 Max: 22.3
Current: -15.39
-44.5
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -122.48
WLL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.06 vs. WLL: -122.48 )
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: -122.48  Med: -3 Max: 26.7
Current: -122.48
-122.48
26.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,367.63
EPS (TTM) $ -4.44
Beta3.73
Short Percentage of Float17.10%
52-Week Range $5.11 - 13.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)362.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,594 1,638 2,195
EPS ($) -0.58 -0.55 -0.00
EPS without NRI ($) -0.58 -0.55 -0.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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