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NYSE:KOS

Kosmos Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$1.97
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$1.85
Now: $1.97
$1.99
50-Day Range
$0.99
MA: $1.22
$1.97
52-Week Range
$0.50
Now: $1.97
$6.79
Volume9.97 million shs
Average Volume9.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$798.75 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.37

Short Interest

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:28,570,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:29,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-1.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$36.57 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:4.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:401,300,000 shares
Float Size:384,600,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:7.43%
Today's Trading Volume:9,968,414 shares
Average Trading Volume:9,770,296 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:2.03%



Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/202028,570,000 $36.57 million -1.8%7.4%3.7$1.28
10/15/202029,090,000 $33.74 million -3.6%7.5%3.8$1.16
9/30/202030,170,000 $32.58 million 7.7%7.8%3.8$1.08
9/15/202028,020,000 $28.02 million 2.5%7.3%3.1$1.00
8/31/202027,340,000 $28.98 million 9.7%7.1%2.9$1.06
8/14/202024,930,000 $36.15 million -14.7%6.5%2.5$1.45
7/31/202029,230,000 $49.40 million -15.0%7.6%2.7$1.69
7/15/202034,380,000 $55.35 million -11.4%8.9%3$1.61
6/30/202038,790,000 $67.88 million 41.9%10.1%3.1$1.75
6/15/202027,330,000 $42.36 million 8.8%7.1%2.3$1.55
5/29/202025,130,000 $43.98 million -3.5%6.5%2$1.75
5/15/202026,040,000 $47.39 million 37.4%6.8%2$1.82
4/30/202018,950,000 $35.82 million -10.4%4.9%1.5$1.89
4/15/202021,160,000 $29.62 million 21.5%5.5%1.8$1.40
3/31/202017,420,000 $20.56 million -31.9%4.5%1.7$1.18
3/13/202025,581,300 $23.79 million 76.9%6.6%3.3$0.93
2/28/202014,460,000 $10.12 million -5.9%3.8%1.9$0.70
2/14/202015,370,000 $18.29 million 0.9%4.1%2.5$1.19
1/31/202015,240,000 $51.97 million -11.8%4.0%2.7$3.41
1/15/202017,270,000 $90.49 million -21.0%4.5%2.9$5.24
12/31/201921,860,000 $130.72 million 24.3%5.8%3.7$5.98
8/15/201921,372,800 $126.10 million -9.4%6.9%4.9$5.90

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Kosmos Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kosmos Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 30th, traders have sold 28,570,000 shares of KOS short. 7.43% of Kosmos Energy's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kosmos Energy?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Kosmos Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Kosmos Energy?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 7.43% of Kosmos Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kosmos Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kosmos Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 28,570,000 shares, a drop of 1.8% from the previous total of 29,090,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Kosmos Energy's float size?

Kosmos Energy currently has issued a total of 405,455,000 shares. Some of Kosmos Energy's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Kosmos Energy currently has a public float of 384,600,000 shares.

How does Kosmos Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.43% of Kosmos Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas exploration & production" compare to Kosmos Energy: ConocoPhillips (2.41%), EOG Resources, Inc. (0.00%), Pioneer Natural Resources (3.00%), Concho Resources Inc. (2.74%), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (7.21%), Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (4.70%), Continental Resources, Inc. (29.85%), Devon Energy Co. (4.76%), Apache Co. (0.00%), and Marathon Oil Co. (9.04%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kosmos Energy stock?

Short selling KOS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kosmos Energy as its price is falling. To short Kosmos Energy stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Kosmos Energy will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Kosmos Energy?

A short squeeze for Kosmos Energy occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of KOS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kosmos Energy's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including KOS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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