Michael Lou Unloaded 16000 shares of Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) in an Insider Trade; 3 Analysts Bullish Equity Commonwealth (EQC)

May 18, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Among 4 analysts covering Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Equity Commonwealth had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, September 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, August 15. On Thursday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, September 11 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Zacks. On Tuesday, May 8 the stock rating was maintained by JMP Securities with “Market Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. See Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) latest ratings:

08/05/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Old Rating: Market Outperform New Rating: Market Outperform Old Target: $33 New Target: $34 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Upgrade

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 38 analysts covering Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), 24 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Oasis Petroleum Inc. has $20 highest and $3 lowest target. $12.52’s average target is -1.88% below currents $12.76 stock price. Oasis Petroleum Inc. had 164 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) rating on Thursday, September 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $14.0 target. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, November 3 by Evercore. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14.0 target in Thursday, August 24 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 21 by Mizuho. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Thursday, August 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) earned “Sell” rating by SunTrust on Monday, April 23. BMO Capital Markets maintained Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) on Friday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 14.

Analysts await Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.07 earnings per share, up 240.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $-0.05 per share. OAS’s profit will be $22.21 million for 45.57 P/E if the $0.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Oasis Petroleum Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% 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. Jpmorgan Chase And Co has invested 0% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). 966,649 were accumulated by Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Com. Citigroup owns 141,795 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Virginia Retirement System Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 21,618 shares. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability reported 2.10 million shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Broadview Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 0.86% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) or 719,725 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America De owns 0% invested in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) for 841,349 shares. Moreover, Gsa Capital Llp has 0.08% invested in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Skylands Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 0.05% or 50,000 shares in its portfolio. Bridgeway Cap has invested 0.04% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Artemis Investment Llp has invested 0.01% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Bancshares Of Ny Mellon owns 3.89M shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 538,531 shares. Corecommodity Management Limited Liability stated it has 150,061 shares. Caymus Capital Prtnrs Lp stated it has 3.18M shares or 3.73% of all its holdings.

The stock increased 3.66% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $12.76. About 8.90M shares traded. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) has declined 35.79% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.34% the S&P500.

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 $4.05 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 24.54 P/E ratio. It also operates midstream services and a well services businesses.

The Executive VP and CFO of Oasis Petroleum Inc, Michael Lou has made a sudden deal in the Texas-based company that is with a total value of $196,320 USD. As revealed in the (SEC) electronic document filed on May 17, 2018, Michael unloaded 16,000 shares at an average stock price per share of $12.3. At present, Michael Lou has 418,959 shares or 0.13% of the Company’s market capitalization (total value of the shares outstanding).

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $30.38. About 526,141 shares traded. Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) has declined 3.67% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.22% the S&P500.

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