Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $35.67, above its previous 52-week high of $35.57 with 991,121 shares traded as of 2:46 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days. Oasis has a market cap of $3.25 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas resources in the Montana and North Dakota regions of the Williston Basin. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Oasis as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Oasis Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.