Most Active Volume Stock: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

Finally, KeyCorp upped their price target on Oasis Petroleum from $12.00 to $18.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. This rating was issued on 1/09/17. 8,141,108 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.20.

12/21/2016 - Oasis Petroleum Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at Mizuho. (NYSE:OAS) recently. The rating firm issued a Outperform rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 09, 2017. They now have a Dollars 16 price target on the stock. Current price places the company's stock -0.68% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -2.93%, away from the 50-day average and also -2.62% away from 20-day average.

11/09/2016 - Oasis Petroleum Inc. was upgraded to " by analysts at Wunderlich. (NYSE:OAS) to Buy with no specific Price Target. The analyst projections are -$0.07 in EPS on $254.57 million in revenues. (NYSE:OAS) might hit $17.75, however, the High Price Target and Low price Target are $25 and $13.5, respectively. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.90 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The score shows the rating on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1=strong buy and 5=strong sell. Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. The company reported the earnings of $-0.08/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.12/share.

In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 0.60 while current ratio for time period was 0.60. The High end of the forecast is $-0.01/share, while the Low end is $-0.16/share. Equities analysts predict that Oasis Petroleum will post ($0.58) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Price changes resulting from an earnings surprise can be felt immediately. (NYSE:PE) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -3.41 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at -4.30 and sector's optimum level is 6.95. It opened the session with a $41.24 price tag, later ranging from $41.1 to $41.6, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock touched its high share price of $17.08 on Dec 12, 2016 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Mar 8, 2016 as $5.93. The median one-year price target of 34 analysts covering the company is $17.25, which suggests the stock could still rise over 14 percent. The Moving Average SMA50 is 0.55% while SMA200 is 28.84%.

Indicating how profitable this stock is relative to its assets, the ROA value is observed at -4.30%. Oasis Petroleum had a negative return on equity of 2.98% and a negative net margin of 27.57%.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Oasis Petroleum Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.55%, where Monthly Performance is -1.13%, Quarterly performance is 19.28%, 6 Months performance is 43.68% and yearly performance percentage is 120.16%. The insider owns 7,284,753 shares which have current market value of around $108397124.64.Mr. Thomas B. Nusz is another major inside shareholder in the company.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.87 and Average Volume (3 months) is 8.03 million. The stock is now trading 20.6 percent higher from its SMA-50. OAS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 58.13, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 321.04 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0.

  • Zachary Reyes