Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of $0.0 to close at $3.26, a downside of 0.00 percent. An average of 5,867,541 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.38 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 6,694,275 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 5,731,196.
KOS stock has increased by 36.40% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $2.21 on 09/21/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 06/23/21, shares of the company touched a low of $0.97 and a high of $3.95 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -17.57% from the 52-week high.
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153 days have passed since Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) last reported insider trading activity. Clark Richard Ryan, who is SVP,Pres.Gulf of Mexico Unit, most recently acquired $25,000 shares at $2.78 per share on May 14.
Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.90 for the broader industry and 19.70 for the sector. In the last five years, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s PE ratio has ranged between 229.33 and 13.29. The stock’s beta is 3.52. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.20, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 4.35, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 2.55.
The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.0452 a share, representing a up of 0.44 from $0.0450 last year.
The quick ratio of Kosmos Energy Ltd. for the three months ended June 29 was 0.50, and the current ratio was 0.70, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 7.24 and a total debt to equity ratio of 7.31 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 67.00% against a 5-year average of 24.1%. Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s EBITDA margin for the year ending June 29 is 36.15%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at 4.90%. Its gross profit as reported stood at -$98.06 million compared to revenue of $896.2 million.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s return on assets was -4.50%, compared to -5.9% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been -15.00%, and the 5-year average is -6.2%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been -46.40% and the 5-year average holds at -25.4%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 12.45 over the past year.
The analyst consensus anticipated Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.01 per share, but it turned out to be -$0.09, a -1,000.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $238.65 million. Shareholders own equity worth $408.48 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 13 October was 70.36%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with historical volatility in this time frame at 56.62%.
As of today, KOS’s price is $3.19 +13.19% or $0.38 from its 5-day moving average. KOS is currently trading +28.35% higher than its 20-day SMA and +7.59% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +47.51% above the SMA50 and +37.55% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 86.96% and 86.91%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.19. With the 14-day stochastic at 87.80% and the average true range at 0.19, the RSI (14) stands at 67.73%. The stock has reached 0.11 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.18.
Bernstein upgraded Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) to a an Outperform rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a a Mkt perform.The consensus rating for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell KOS, while 4 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 3 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is KOS’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $2.33 and $7.60, with a median target of $3.95. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) stock is $4.20.