Market Analysts see Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH] falling to $18. Time to buy?


Oak Street Health Inc. [NYSE: OSH] gained 5.23% or 1.32 points to close at $26.58 with a heavy trading volume of 6408138 shares. The company report on July 14, 2022 that Oak Street Health to Host Second Quarter 2022 Earnings Conference Call.

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Oak Street Health, Inc. (NYSE: OSH or the “Company”) will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 7:30 AM Eastern Time to review the Company’s fiscal second quarter 2022 financial results. A press release announcing the fiscal second quarter results will be issued on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, after market close.

To participate in the Company’s live conference call and webcast, please dial (844) 200-6205 for U.S. participants, or +1 (929) 526-1599 for international participants, referencing participant code 482239, or visit the “Events & Presentations” section of A replay of the call will be available via webcast for on-demand listening shortly after the completion of the call.

It opened the trading session at $25.50, the shares rose to $28.90 and dropped to $25.41, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for OSH points out that the company has recorded 36.31% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -100.0% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 1.68M shares, OSH reached to a volume of 6408138 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for OSH shares is $30.33 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on OSH stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

BofA Securities have made an estimate for Oak Street Health Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 15, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 27, 2022, representing the official price target for Oak Street Health Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $60 to $26, while Bernstein kept a Outperform rating on OSH stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Oak Street Health Inc. is set at 1.72, with the Price to Sales ratio for OSH stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.61.

Trading performance analysis for OSH stock

Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 19.51. With this latest performance, OSH shares gained by 63.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 36.31% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -55.85% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for OSH stock in for the last two-week period is set at 70.09, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 75.50, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.58 for Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.87, while it was recorded at 24.74 for the last single week of trading, and 25.86 for the last 200 days.

Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH] shares currently have an operating margin of -29.15 and a Gross Margin at +0.59. Oak Street Health Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -28.58.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -175.11, with Return on Assets sitting at -31.23.

Oak Street Health Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.

Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for OSH. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Oak Street Health Inc. go to 30.00%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Oak Street Health Inc. [OSH]

There are presently around $5,446 million, or 94.30% of OSH stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OSH stocks are: GENERAL ATLANTIC, L.P. with ownership of 61,384,475, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 4.40% of the total institutional ownership; NEWLIGHT PARTNERS LP, holding 40,509,640 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.02 billion in OSH stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $657.62 million in OSH stock with ownership of nearly 49.311% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Oak Street Health Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 121 institutional holders increased their position in Oak Street Health Inc. [NYSE:OSH] by around 32,292,645 shares. Additionally, 111 investors decreased positions by around 30,940,082 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 152,383,258 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 215,615,985 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OSH stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,631,298 shares, while 46 institutional investors sold positions of 9,686,663 shares during the same period.