Consensus Price Target Updates for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

May 2, 2017

Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $106.529 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $126 while the most conservative estimate stand at $85.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.. They give the company shares an ABR of 2.04. This is based on the 17 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $1.11 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2017-03-31, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.'s EPS was reported as $1.1. This created a “surprise factor” 2.8% due to being $0.03 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2017-07-25, the date when Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) are expected to release their quarterly results.

Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $17.275 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $24 while the most conservative estimate stand at $11.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover Oasis Petroleum Inc.. They give the company shares an ABR of 1.7. This is based on the 20 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $-0.07 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2016-12-31, Oasis Petroleum Inc.'s EPS was reported as $-0.08. This created a “surprise factor” 33.33% due to being $0.04 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2017-05-08, the date when Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) are expected to release their quarterly results.

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