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NYSE:KOS

Kosmos Energy - KOS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$6.50
+0.01 (+0.15%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.34
$6.57
50-Day Range
$5.16
$8.40
52-Week Range
$1.80
$8.48
Volume
3.71 million shs
Average Volume
6.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.96 billion
P/E Ratio
16.25
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$9.95

Kosmos Energy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
53.1% Upside
$9.95 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.13% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-7.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.62mentions of Kosmos Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$147,197 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
36.70%
From $1.09 to $1.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.71 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

41st out of 258 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

23rd out of 80 stocks

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About Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Stock

Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deep-water independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. The company's primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. It also maintains a proven basin exploration program. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Kosmos Energy Trading Up 0.2 %

KOS opened at $6.50 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.44. The stock's fifty day moving average is $6.29 and its two-hundred day moving average is $6.31. The company has a market capitalization of $2.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.25, a PEG ratio of 0.66 and a beta of 2.88. Kosmos Energy has a 52 week low of $1.80 and a 52 week high of $8.48.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Sunday, August 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.09. Kosmos Energy had a return on equity of 58.18% and a net margin of 9.19%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.03) EPS. Analysts forecast that Kosmos Energy will post 1.09 earnings per share for the current year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research firms recently issued reports on KOS. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of Kosmos Energy from $11.00 to $10.40 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Thursday. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Berenberg Bank lowered Kosmos Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Kosmos Energy currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $9.95.

Insider Activity at Kosmos Energy

In other news, Director Roy A. Franklin sold 20,732 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.10, for a total transaction of $147,197.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 52,009 shares in the company, valued at approximately $369,263.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.67% of the company's stock.

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KOS Stock News Headlines

Barclays Lowers Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Price Target to $10.40
Kosmos Energy Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results
Kosmos Energy (KOS) to Release Earnings on Monday
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Shares Gap Down to $6.34
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Shares Up 7.1%
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KOS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/07/2022
Today
8/14/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
CUSIP
G5315B10
Employees
229
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$9.95
High Stock Price Forecast
$10.40
Low Stock Price Forecast
$9.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+53.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-77,840,000.00
Pretax Margin
16.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.33 billion
Cash Flow
$1.00 per share
Book Value
$1.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
448,228,000
Market Cap
$2.96 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.88

Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew G. Inglis (Age 63)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $2.58M
  • Mr. Neal D. Shah (Age 37)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.68M
  • Mr. Jason E. Doughty (Age 57)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.12M
  • Mr. Christopher James Ball (Age 54)
    Sr. VP & Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $1.63M
  • Mr. Richard R. Clark (Age 66)
    Sr. VP & Head of Gulf of Mexico Bus. Unit
    Comp: $1.43M
  • Mr. Ronald W. Glass (Age 43)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Jamie Buckland
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Marvin M. Garrett (Age 66)
    Sr. VP of Drilling
  • Mr. Rajiv Inder Singh Manhas (Age 54)
    Sr. VP of External Affairs
  • Mr. Michael James Anderson (Age 61)
    Sr. VP of Sustainability & External Affairs













KOS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kosmos Energy stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kosmos Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" KOS shares.
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What is Kosmos Energy's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Kosmos Energy's stock. Their KOS share price forecasts range from $9.50 to $10.40. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $9.95 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 53.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have KOS shares performed in 2022?

Kosmos Energy's stock was trading at $3.46 at the start of the year. Since then, KOS stock has increased by 87.9% and is now trading at $6.50.
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Are investors shorting Kosmos Energy?

Kosmos Energy saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 25,380,000 shares, an increase of 7.5% from the July 15th total of 23,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,380,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 8.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Kosmos Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 14th 2022.
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How were Kosmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, August, 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.09. Kosmos Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 58.18% and a net margin of 9.19%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.03) EPS.

What is Brian F. Maxted's approval rating as Kosmos Energy's CEO?

7 employees have rated Kosmos Energy Chief Executive Officer Brian F. Maxted on Glassdoor.com. Brian F. Maxted has an approval rating of 75% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kosmos Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kosmos Energy investors own include Marathon Oil (MRO), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Callon Petroleum (CPE), WPX Energy (WPX), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), EnLink Midstream (ENLC), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), OrganiGram (OGI), Ford Motor (F) and Two Harbors Investment (TWO).

What is Kosmos Energy's stock symbol?

Kosmos Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KOS."

Who are Kosmos Energy's major shareholders?

Kosmos Energy's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (14.91%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (5.59%), Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (4.22%), Natixis Investment Managers International (1.44%), Northern Trust Corp (0.95%) and RWC Asset Advisors US LLC (0.64%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew G Inglis, Richard Ryan Clark, Ronald W Glass, Roy A Franklin and Steven Sterin.
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How do I buy shares of Kosmos Energy?

Shares of KOS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kosmos Energy's stock price today?

One share of KOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.50.

How much money does Kosmos Energy make?

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has a market capitalization of $2.96 billion and generates $1.33 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-77,840,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.40 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kosmos Energy have?

The company employs 229 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Kosmos Energy?

Kosmos Energy's mailing address is 8176 PARK LANE SUITE 500, DALLAS TX, 75231. The official website for the company is www.kosmosenergy.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (214) 445-9600, via email at investor.relations@kosmosenergy.com, or via fax at 1-214-363-9024.

This page (NYSE:KOS) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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