Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 75,808 shares of the energy producer’s stock after buying an additional 2,062 shares during the period. Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Oasis Petroleum were worth $610,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Federated Investors Inc. PA bought a new position in shares of Oasis Petroleum in the second quarter valued at $121,000. Stephens Inc. AR lifted its stake in shares of Oasis Petroleum by 13.8% in the first quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 16,050 shares of the energy producer’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 1,950 shares in the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its stake in shares of Oasis Petroleum by 2.9% in the first quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 17,588 shares of the energy producer’s stock valued at $251,000 after buying an additional 497 shares in the last quarter. Bourgeon Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Oasis Petroleum in the second quarter valued at $161,000. Finally, Highbridge Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Oasis Petroleum by 100.6% in the first quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC now owns 20,462 shares of the energy producer’s stock valued at $292,000 after buying an additional 10,262 shares in the last quarter. 93.57% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) traded up 0.95% during trading on Friday, hitting $8.48. 4,955,494 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $8.23 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.46. The company’s market cap is $2.01 billion. Oasis Petroleum Inc. has a 52-week low of $6.69 and a 52-week high of $17.08.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The energy producer reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.01. Oasis Petroleum had a negative net margin of 5.16% and a negative return on equity of 2.43%. The firm had revenue of $254.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $255.41 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.11) EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 42.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Oasis Petroleum Inc. will post ($0.16) EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms have weighed in on OAS. Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective (down from $10.50) on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eighteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.90.

In other news, insider Taylor L. Reid sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.82, for a total value of $391,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,175,727 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,194,185.14. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Nickolas J. Lorentzatos sold 10,985 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.77, for a total transaction of $96,338.45. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 182,351 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,599,218.27. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Oasis Petroleum 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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