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Two Top Stocks to Keep an Eye on: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)

The shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) started off the last trading session with the price of $29.8 while closing the day with the price of $30.66. The shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) Rise 3.93% with the Gain of 0.86 points.

The shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) traded with the day volume of 3.54 Million shares whereas its average trading volume is 4.85 Million.

While analyzing the past performance of the stock we can see that the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) Gain 0.86% in the last week while rising 31.42% in the last month. Past quarter performance shows the green light with 37.3%. The semi-annual and annual performance shows 56.43% and -16.23% respectively.

Some critical values of the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) to be discussed here are: the beta which shows the value at 3.21 while Average True Range of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) demonstrate the value at 1.44. The weekly and monthly volatility of the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) are indicated at 3.98% and 5.17%. Also to discuss here is the Relative Strength Index or RSI which is depicted at 58.59.

While studying the financial position of the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL), we can see that the Market capitalization of the company is at 2.78 Billion. The shares outstanding for the company is 90.64 Million and the shares float stands at 89.93 Million. The income of the company stand at -1160600000 while the sales stand at 1.48 Billion.

Here are some critical ratios for a financial perspective: Earnings Per Share or EPS of the company stand at -12.8, Price to Earnings or P/E is at 0, Price to Sales P/S show the value of 1.88, the Return on Asset ROA stood at -0.139 and the Return on Equity ROE depicted at -0.265 while Return on Investment ROI is at -0.127.


Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) started its previous trading session at $153 and closed at $154.06 showing a Rise of 1.26 Percent.

The Company traded with an average Volume of 6.1 Million whereas, its Day Volume stood at 3.54 Million.

Looking at the performance of the stock, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Gain 0.24% in the last week in its shares price and -1.43% in the last month. Quarterly performance shows a green of 5.02 Percent while Semi-Annual and Annual performances shows a 24.41 and 61.49 percent respectively.

Beta for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) stands at 1.28 while the ATR (average true range) is at 4.74. The Stock’s Weekly and Monthly Volatility is 2.46% and 2.85% respectively showing a RSI value of 46.72.

While studying the financial position of the shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), we can see that the Market capitalization of the company is at 90.96 Billion. The shares outstanding for the company is 590.41 Million and the shares float stands at 590.41 Million.

The Company generated an income of 3.13 Billion and the sales of 45.46 Billion in the Trailing Twelve Months period.

While analyzing the stock from technical aspects, Diluted Earnings per share stands at $5.23 a share. P/E (price to earnings) and P/S (price to sales) values are 29.44 and 2 respectively.

The Return on Assets stands at 0.01, ROE shows a value of 0.053 and ROI for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is 0.073 as of Trailing Twelve Months period.

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Eldred Matthew

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