Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM) Stock Rating Kept by Analysts at Liberum Capital; The GBX 415.00 Target Indicates 15.21% Potential; Oasis Petroleum (OAS)’s Sentiment Is 1.03

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 $2.42 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 currently has negative earnings. It also operates midstream services and a well services businesses.

In analysts note revealed on 18 January, Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM) stock “Buy” was reaffirmed at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 415.00 price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target gives a potential upside of 15.21% from the company’s stock close price.

Analysts await Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.03 EPS, up 137.50% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.08 per share. OAS’s profit will be $8.08 million for 74.92 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $618,888 activity.

Caymus Capital Partners L.P. holds 6.53% of its portfolio in Oasis Petroleum Inc. for 5.69 million shares. Scepter Holdings Inc. owns 200,000 shares or 4.45% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Columbia Pacific Advisors Llc has 3.95% invested in the company for 347,907 shares. The Texas-based Tph Asset Management Llc has invested 3.13% in the stock. Spo Advisory Corp, a California-based fund reported 10.25 million shares.

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $8.99. About 7.00M shares traded. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) has risen 26.53% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.83% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 70% of Oasis Petroleum’s analysts are positive. Out of 10 Wall Street analysts rating Oasis Petroleum, 7 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12.0 while the high is $15.0. The stock’s average target of $13.25 is 47.39% above today’s ($8.99) share price. OAS was included in 10 notes of analysts from August 29, 2016. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by CapitalOne. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 19 by Wunderlich. As per Monday, August 29, the company rating was initiated by Williams Capital Group. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 7 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 30 by Seaport Global Securities. Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, October 19 report. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. The rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering on Thursday, October 20 to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform” on Monday, January 9. As per Tuesday, October 18, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs.

Among 16 analysts covering Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Morgan Advanced Materials has GBX 445 highest and GBX 194 lowest target. GBX 319.94’s average target is -10.98% below currents GBX 359.4 stock price. Morgan Advanced Materials had 92 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 9 by Credit Suisse. Liberum Capital maintained Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) rating on Monday, October 2. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 380 target. On Tuesday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform”. The stock of Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 6 by Peel Hunt. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of MGAM in report on Tuesday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 13 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, February 24 with “Equal Weight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Numis Securities on Monday, September 28. The company was maintained on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) rating on Friday, November 6. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and GBX 267 target.