Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Stock “Buy” Rating Reconfirmed at Susquehanna; The Target Given is $13.0000; Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Covered By 4 Bulls

April 20, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Susquehanna have a $13.0000 PT on the stock. The PT suggests a potential upside of 28.08% from Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE:OAS)‘s last close price. This rating was revealed to investors in a research note on 19 April.

Among 7 analysts covering Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Century Aluminum Company had 35 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded the shares of CENX in report on Monday, August 21 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by JP Morgan. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of CENX in report on Monday, October 30 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, March 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. JP Morgan upgraded Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) on Monday, August 21 to “Overweight” rating. As per Monday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank downgraded Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) on Monday, October 5 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Deutsche Bank. See Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) latest ratings:

11/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $18 New Target: $20 Maintain
14/03/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $29.0 Upgrade
14/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $14.5 Upgrade
13/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
12/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $20 Upgrade
23/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $18 New Target: $20 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $14.0 Downgrade
30/10/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $10.15. About 11.48M shares traded or 18.98% up from the average. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) has declined 35.79% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.34% the S&P500.

Among 37 analysts covering Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Oasis Petroleum Inc. has $20 highest and $3 lowest target. $12’s average target is 18.23% above currents $10.15 stock price. Oasis Petroleum Inc. had 151 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) on Monday, September 25 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) rating on Thursday, October 19. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $11.0 target. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) rating on Wednesday, November 8. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $12 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global given on Friday, December 9. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, August 15. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Friday, March 31 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of OAS in report on Wednesday, November 4 with “Outperform” rating.

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 has market cap of $3.22 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had 517,801 net leasehold acres in the Williston Basin; and approximately 305.1 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated net proved reserves. It has a 19.52 P/E ratio. It also operates midstream services and a well services businesses.

Analysts await Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) to report earnings on May, 7 after the close. They expect $0.05 EPS, up 200.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $-0.05 per share. OAS’s profit will be $15.87 million for 50.75 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by Oasis Petroleum Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -58.33% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.44, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold Oasis Petroleum Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 224.26 million shares or 5.34% more from 212.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 107,985 shares. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Limited Co holds 0.01% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) or 11,490 shares. Massachusetts-based Fmr Limited Co has invested 0% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Schneider Cap Mgmt Corporation has 0.39% invested in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) for 213,725 shares. Bluecrest Mngmt Limited stated it has 58,110 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Wealthtrust accumulated 0% or 100 shares. Proshare Advsrs Llc has 59,519 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) for 141,795 shares. Tph Asset Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 3.79M shares. Atlantic Group Lc owns 500 shares. American Grp Inc, New York-based fund reported 179,954 shares. Hite Hedge Asset Ltd Llc reported 200,000 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P has 46,621 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Magnetar Financial Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Connor Clark And Lunn Management Ltd holds 0.01% or 287,300 shares in its portfolio.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $169,607 activity. Hoerner John E. sold 8,000 shares worth $169,607.

It closed at $18.31 lastly. It is down 33.17% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.62% the S&P500.

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