Towne Bank (TOWN) Investors: Brean Capital Maintains “Hold” Rating; Last Week Whiting Petroleum (WLL) Coverage

Among 41 analysts covering Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL), 11 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Whiting Petroleum Corporation had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Mizuho. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Thursday, April 28. On Monday, December 11 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Hold”. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 26 by Wunderlich. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Stephens. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wunderlich given on Tuesday, June 28. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. See Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) latest ratings:

24/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $14.4 New Target: $22 Maintain
21/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Hold Upgrade
19/12/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Outperform Old Target: $34.00 New Target: $27.00 Maintain

Among 6 analysts covering Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Towne Bank has $35.0 highest and $19 lowest target. $29.75’s average target is -4.65% below currents $31.2 stock price. Towne Bank had 14 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. Piper Jaffray maintained TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWN) rating on Tuesday, October 31. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $34.0 target. The stock of TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWN) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Bruyette & Woods”. On Tuesday, November 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The rating was reinitiated by PiperJaffray with “Neutral” on Thursday, October 5. Brean Capital initiated the shares of TOWN in report on Friday, December 1 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “” rating on Monday, August 24 by KBW. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of TOWN in report on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold” rating. The stock of TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWN) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 1.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent gas and oil company, engages in the development, production, acquisition, and exploration of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The company has market cap of $2.68 billion. It sells gas and oil to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had total estimated proved reserves of 615.5 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 517,200 net developed acres.

The stock decreased 2.86% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $29.59. About 3.50M shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since January 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.57, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 61 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 308.92 million shares or 6.48% more from 290.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 30 were accumulated by Bessemer. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Co holds 26,301 shares. Truenorth Incorporated holds 52,626 shares. Los Angeles Mngmt & Equity Research accumulated 50,992 shares or 0% of the stock. B And T Cap Mngmt Dba Alpha Cap Mngmt holds 50,485 shares. Capstone Investment Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0% or 24,085 shares. Credit Cap Investments Limited Liability Corp reported 100,000 shares. World Asset Management accumulated 16,405 shares. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 61,736 shares in its portfolio. Voya Investment Management Limited Company has 223,534 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership stated it has 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Inc owns 1.40M shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Texan Cap Management stated it has 0.11% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). 17,430 are owned by Segall Bryant Hamill Lc. Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc reported 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL).

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