Looking at the Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum Stock


Sep. 6 2017, Updated 7:37 a.m. ET

Short interest trends in OAS stock

On September 1, 2017, Oasis Petroleum’s (OAS) short interest as a percentage of float, or its short interest ratio, was ~20.0%. At the beginning of the year, in January, Oasis Petroleum’s short interest ratio was 16.0%.

As you can see above, Oasis Petroleum stock and short interest have mostly been moving in opposite directions.

Oasis Petroleum stock was $15.73 on January 3, 2017, and it was $7.39 on September 1, 2017.

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Short interest of peers

In comparison, peers Cimarex Energy (XEC) and Continental Resources (CLR) have short interest ratios of 2.5% and 20.4%, respectively.

To know more about OAS, read What Factors Are Likely to Steer Oasis Stock in 2017.


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