Media headlines about Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Oasis Petroleum earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the energy producer an impact score of 47.5362955809675 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($0.08) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Private equity firm boosts shale funding in hunt for Permian deals (cnbc.com)
- US Crude Oil Is at a 3-Year High: Oil-Weighted Stocks to Watch (finance.yahoo.com)
- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $324.13 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Charming Stock- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) – The Stock Street (press release) (thestreetpoint.com)
Several research firms have recently commented on OAS. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $15.00 price objective on Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Jefferies Group set a $14.00 price objective on Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Macquarie lowered Oasis Petroleum from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $11.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on Oasis Petroleum from $9.00 to $11.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Guggenheim lowered Oasis Petroleum from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.55.
Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The energy producer reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. Oasis Petroleum had a negative net margin of 5.23% and a negative return on equity of 1.29%. The business had revenue of $304.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $264.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.19) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 71.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Oasis Petroleum will post -0.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal 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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