News coverage about Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Oasis Petroleum earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the energy producer an impact score of 45.8840128464539 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- ANALYSTS GIVE THESE STOCKS MIX NOD:: Oasis Petroleum Inc., (NYSE: OAS) (stocksnewspro.com)
- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) stock price is -0.75% declining from 50 SMA (analystrecommendation.com)
- WALL STREET ANALYST ACTIONS TO WATCH: – Oasis Petroleum Inc., NYSE: OAS), Adobe Systems Incorporated … (dailynysenews.com)
- Do Relative Strength Index Hits Key Level? – Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) (thestockgem.com)
- Stock News Update: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) (thestreetpoint.com)
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. SunTrust Banks cut Oasis Petroleum from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Raymond James Financial set a $14.00 price target on Oasis Petroleum and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Williams Capital set a $13.00 target price on Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Oasis Petroleum from $11.00 to $10.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $9.00 price target on shares of Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.18.
Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The energy producer reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $404.47 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $328.78 million. Oasis Petroleum had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 0.16%. equities analysts predict that Oasis Petroleum will post 0.23 EPS for the current year.
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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