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Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Earns "Equal Weight" Rating from Morgan Stanley

Quadrature Capital Ltd now controls 226,625 shares with a value of $1,822,000. Caymus Capital Partners L.P. now owns 6,239,600 shares of the energy producer's stock valued at $50,229,000 after purchasing an additional 2,086,400 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Oasis Petroleum by 90.4% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Oasis Petroleum by 1.3% in the first quarter.

Oasis Midstream Partners has granted underwriters a 30-day option to buy an additional more than 1.1 million units. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 19,521,951 shares of the energy producer's stock worth $157,152,000 after acquiring an additional 125,706 shares during the period. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) average trading volume of 9,123,535 during the past month is 3.38% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are reading this article on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark laws. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/24/oasis-petroleum-inc-oas-receives-equal-weight-rating-from-morgan-stanley.html. Oasis Petroleum Inc.is based in Houston, Texas. (NYSE:OAS) opened at 9.13 on Tuesday. The company's 50 day moving average is $7.54 and its 200-day moving average is $10.10. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 2.2 Million.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The energy producer reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.06) by $0.01. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 287.53 Million and 220.4 Million respectively. Oasis Petroleum had a negative net margin of 5.16% and a negative return on equity of 2.43%. The Mcclain Value Management Llc holds 239,516 shares with $3.78 million value, down from 259,778 last quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.11) earnings per share. The company had revenue of $254.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $255.41 million.

In other Oasis Petroleum news, insider Taylor L. Reid sold 50,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. A total volume of 3.95 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 8.91 million shares. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

OAS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. The forecast of 17 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. Oasis Petroleum Inc. had 113 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (OAS) stock showed the move of 5.92% with the closing price of $9.13. (NYSE:OAS), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Credit Suisse Group reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eighteen have given a buy rating to the stock. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility.

Upon closing, seen on September 25, the public will own an approximate 27.3% limited partner interest in Oasis Midstream, or 31.4% if the underwriters exercise their option to buy additional units, while Oasis Petroleum (OAS) and affiliates will own the remaining 72.2%, or 68.6% if the option is exercised. The Firm 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.



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