Headlines about Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Oasis Petroleum earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy producer an impact score of 46.0030164086185 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus set a $9.00 target price on shares of Oasis Petroleum and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oasis Petroleum from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a report on Thursday, February 1st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $10.00 target price for the company. Stephens restated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 target price on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a report on Thursday, March 15th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Oasis Petroleum from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Oasis Petroleum presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.18.
NYSE OAS opened at $7.82 on Monday. Oasis Petroleum has a 52 week low of $6.69 and a 52 week high of $14.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a current ratio of 0.65. The firm has a market cap of $2,483.60, a PE ratio of 391.00 and a beta of 2.11.
Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The energy producer reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.07. Oasis Petroleum had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 0.16%. The business had revenue of $404.47 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $328.78 million. equities research analysts anticipate that Oasis Petroleum will post 0.23 earnings per share for the current year.
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Oasis Petroleum Company Profile
Oasis Petroleum Inc is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. Its segments include Exploration and Production, Well Services, and Midstream Services.
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