Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) Stock Price Down 3.5%
Shares of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) traded down 3.5% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $6.00 and last traded at $6.05, with a volume of 356,378 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $6.27.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $6.50 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Raymond James Financial Inc. upgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $7.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kosmos Energy in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.58.
The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $5.66 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.46. The company’s market cap is $2.32 billion.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last posted its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.02. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.20) earnings per share. The business earned $45.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $121.81 million. The business’s revenue was up 37397.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Kosmos Energy Ltd. will post ($0.40) earnings per share for the current year.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Kosmos Energy stock. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) by 32.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 420,586 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 103,456 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.11% of Kosmos Energy worth $2,188,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) is a holding company. The Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. The Company operates in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas segment. The Company’s assets include existing production and development projects offshore Ghana, large discoveries offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara.
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