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NYSE:KOS

Kosmos Energy - KOS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$6.46
-0.03 (-0.46%)
(As of 08/12/2022 11:15 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.34
$6.51
50-Day Range
$5.16
$8.40
52-Week Range
$1.80
$8.48
Volume
107,553 shs
Average Volume
6.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.94 billion
P/E Ratio
16.15
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$9.95

Kosmos Energy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
54.0% 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
0.64mentions 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

40th out of 255 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

23rd out of 79 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on KOS. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Barclays cut their price objective on shares of Kosmos Energy from $11.00 to $10.40 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $9.95.

Kosmos Energy Stock Performance

NYSE:KOS traded up $0.36 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $6.52. The stock had a trading volume of 256,359 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,258,831. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.40 and a beta of 2.88. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $6.36 and a 200-day simple moving average of $6.27. Kosmos Energy has a 52 week low of $1.80 and a 52 week high of $8.48. The company has a current ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.44.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, August 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.09. Kosmos Energy had a net margin of 9.19% and a return on equity of 58.18%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.03) EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Kosmos Energy will post 1.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Kosmos Energy news, Director Roy A. Franklin sold 20,732 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 13th. The shares were 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 can be accessed through this link. 1.67% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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KOS Stock News Headlines

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
8/12/2022
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
+54.0%
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
$1.05 per share
Book Value
$1.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
447,662,000
Market Cap
$2.94 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kosmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" KOS shares.
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What is Kosmos Energy's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Kosmos Energy's stock. Their KOS share price forecasts range from $9.50 to $10.40. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $9.95 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 53.3% 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 87.6% and is now trading at $6.49.
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Are investors shorting Kosmos Energy?

Kosmos Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume of 8,380,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 8.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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.
View our KOS earnings forecast
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How were Kosmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

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

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (5.59%), RWC Asset Advisors US LLC (0.64%), Deutsche Bank AG (0.52%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.45%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.35%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.33%). 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 $6.49.

How much money does Kosmos Energy make?

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has a market capitalization of $2.95 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 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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