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Whiting Petroleum


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Bradley J. Holly

CEO Title

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer




Mining, Crude-Oil Production

HQ Location

Denver, Colo.

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,081.440.5%
Profits ($M)$342.5
Assets ($M)$7,759.6
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,270.3
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues16.5%
Profits as % of Assets4.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity8.0%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.73
EPS % Change (from 2017)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-21.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-10.9%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)-14.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-38.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-10.3%
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