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Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ)

  • Jun. 3, 2014, 12:46 PM
  • Mar. 5, 2014, 11:59 AM
    • Robert W. Baird refreshes its outlook for master limited partnerships with six downgrades: five high-growth partnerships that now look fairly valued - NGL Energy Partners (NGL -1.8%), New Source Energy (NSLP -4%), Plains GP Holdings (PAGP -0.3%), Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP -0.6%) and Tallgrass Energy Partners (TEP -2.7%) - and are cut to Neutral from Outperform, and a reduction for Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ -0.7%) to Underperform from Neutral on elevated commodity risk.
    • The firm recommends recycling capital into its top investment ideas: ONEOK Partners (OKS -1.2%), Plains All American Pipeline (PAA +0.9%), Rose Rock Midstream (RRMS +0.2%) and Crosstex Energy LP (XTEX -1.5%)
    • Despite downgrading multiple high-quality MLPs, Baird says its long-term bullish view on the sector remains unchanged (
  • Jun. 21, 2013, 1:12 PM
    Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT), Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) and Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) are downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Robert W. Baird, which also notes that after another missed distribution by a trust vs. estimates and a less robust outlook for U.S. monetary policy, the firm raises its targeted rate of return to 8% for NDRO and ROYT and to 9% for WHZ.
  • May. 29, 2013, 11:12 AM
    Galbraith Investment Management issues a warning to investors of Whiting USA Trust (WHX -8.9%), believing the market continues to fail to recognize that WHX expects to make only eight more quarterly distributions and will terminate in August 2015 with no residual value. Galbraith believes WHX is overvalued and investors holding a long position will lose a substantial portion of their investment.
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  • Dec. 11, 2012, 11:33 AM
    Sandridge Mississippian Trust (SDT +1.4%) moves higher as Anthony Donato lays out how a brutal year for the shares has left them undervalued under nearly any oil and gas price scenario. One trader agrees, saying brokers - burned by VOC, WHX, and WHZ - have been dumping anything that looks similar. This includes not just SDT, but SDR and ECT as well.
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Company Description
Whiting USA Trust II acquires and holds a term net profits interest (NPI) for the benefit of the Trust unitholders pursuant to a conveyance from Whiting Oil and Gas, a owned subsidiary of the Company, to the Trust.