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Present Movement: Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS)


Oasis Petroleum trades as part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry and is part of the energy sector. The company CEO is Thomas Nusz. Oasis Petroleum Inc is an independent oil and gas producer in the United States. The company operates exclusively in the Williston Basin.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The OAS stock showed a previous change of 3.17% with an open at 5.43 and a close of 5.54. It reached an intraday high of 5.68 and a low of 5.36.

SeekingAlpha:  Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) CEO Thomas Nusz on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $1.8b with 322.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 314.8m shares. Trading volume reached 8,816,767 shares compared to its average volume of 11,715,777 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Oasis Petroleum shares returned 5.93% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -20.06%. Over three months, it changed -2.12%. In one year it has changed -55.47% and within that year its 52-week high was 14.57 and its 52-week low was 4.74. OAS stock is 16.88% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 8.06 and a 50 day moving average of 5.87. Currently OAS stock is trading -31.26% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) CEO Thomas Nusz on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.09 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 13 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.04. The TTM EPS is 0.26, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.31.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/07/2019): -0.37
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/26/2019): 0.70
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/05/2018): 0.20
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/06/2018): -1.02
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/07/2018): 0.00

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 1.74, which means it may be overvalued by -218.49%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 40,930,095, which was 12.71% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.24. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 2.04.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -4.28%, return on assets is -2.06%, profit margin is -5.94%, price-to-sales is 0.78 and price-to-book is 0.48.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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