Oil Search Share Price and Company Fundamentals

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Oil Search Limited explores for, develops, and produces oil and gas properties primarily in Papua New Guinea, the United States, and Australia. It operates through PNG Business Unit and Alaska Business Unit segments. The company is involved in the exploration, development, production, and sale of hydrocarbons, liquefied natural gas, crude oil, natural gas, condensate, naphtha, and other refined products; and power generation activities. As of December 31, 2020, its proved and probable reserves, and contingent resources comprised approximately 547.2 million barrels of oil and condensate; and 3,956.4 billion cubic feet of gas. The company was incorporated in 1929 and is based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesExploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, with 98% of the Company assets in Papua New Guinea.
Industry / SectorOil & Gas E&P / Energy
Full time employees1243
Mailing addressHarbourside East Building Ground Floor Stanley Esplanade Port Moresby Papua New Guinea
Phone / Fax675 322 5599 / 675 322 5566


More: Oil Search Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Oil Search paid $0.00 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 02 Mar 2021.The dividend payout ratio is . The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.

OSH's forward dividend amount is $0.07 and the forward dividend yield is 1.91%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Oil Search.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Ms. Elizabeth White B.Sc., M.Sc.Exec. VP of Sustainability & Technology762.1k
Mr. Michael DrewGroup Sec. and Exec. VP of Corp. & Gen. Counsel51783.07k
Mr. Bart Lismont M.B.A.EVP of PNG Devel. & Operations834.8k
Mr. Bruce Dingeman B.S., M.B.A.EVP & Pres of Alaska720.22k
Mr. Diego Fettweis M.B.A.Exec. VP of Commercial434.72k
Mr. Peter J. Fredricson B.Com., C.A., BCom, CA, GAICDCFO & Acting CEO
Peter LaliberteVP of Investor Relations
Matthew ParkVP of Communications & Media
Mr. John KurzChief Operating Officer of PNG Bus. Unit
Ruth WaramCommunications Mang.

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Oil Search is 8.27B and its enterprise value is 10.68B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of OSH is 9.94.

The OSH's stocks Beta value is 2.17 making it 117% more volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Oil Search (ASX:OSH) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Oil Search's Stock Symbol?

Oil Search trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "OSH".

2. What is Oil Search's stock price today?

One share of OSH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.98.

3. How can I contact Oil Search?

Oil Search's mailing address is Harbourside East Building Ground Floor Stanley Esplanade Port Moresby Papua New Guinea. The company can be reached via phone at 675 322 5599.

4. What is Oil Search's official website?

The official website of Oil Search is http://www.oilsearch.com.

5. Which share registry manages Oil Search's stock?