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Oasis: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

August 6, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) _ Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $320.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Houston-based company said it had a loss of $1.02 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 10 cents per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share.

The oil and gas exploration and production company posted revenue of $501.3 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $394.3 million.

Oasis shares have increased 50 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $12.61, an increase of 57 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on OAS at https://www.zacks.com/ap/OAS

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