Balyasny Asset Management Discloses Oasis Petroleum Position ~ market folly

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Balyasny Asset Management Discloses Oasis Petroleum Position

Dmitry Balyasny's hedge fund firm Balyasny Asset Management has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Oasis Petroleum (OAS).   Per the filing, Balyasny now owns 5.24% of the company with over 5.31 million shares.

This is a newly disclosed equity stake for the firm, as they did not report ownership as of the end of the third quarter.  The filing was required due to portfolio activity on December 9th.

Like many energy stocks, Oasis has plunged from a high of $56.50 this year, down to current levels of around $12 per share.

We've posted previous portfolio activity from Balyasny here.

Per Google Finance, Oasis Petroleum is "an exploration and production company. The Company focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the Montana and North Dakota regions of the Williston Basin."

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