The Insider For Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) Sold 25,000 Shares.

The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) decreased by remained unchanged at $3.95, down -0.50 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 12,213,399 shares of common stock traded. 16 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $1.60. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 11,498,665, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 7,471,048.

KOS stock appreciated 51.92% since last month. On 09/23/21, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $2.40. The stock touched a high of $4.24 on 10/19/21, after rallying from a low of $0.97 in 52 weeks. The price of KOS stock has risen by 68.09% or $1.60 this year, reaching a new high 16 times. Still, the stock price is down -6.84% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

There have been 164 days since Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) last reported insider trading activity on May 14. On May 14, SVP,Pres.Gulf of Mexico Unit Clark Richard Ryan sold 25,000 shares at $2.78 each. This transaction resulted in the insider making $69,500.

Valuation Metrics

The PE ratio of Kosmos Energy Ltd. has varied between 229.33 and 13.29 in the last five years. Beta for the stock is 3.59. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.69, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 5.27, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 3.59.

Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s dividend is $0.18 per share per year. On Mar. 26, the company paid $0.0452 per share in dividends, an increase of 0.44% from $0.0450 last year. A $0.0002 dividend increase was reported on Tuesday February 25 2020.

For the three months ended June 29, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s quick ratio was 0.50, while its current ratio was 0.70, indicating its inability to pay off its debt. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 is 7.24, and the total debt to equity ratio is 7.31. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 67.00% percent. Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s EBITDA margin for the year ended June 29 was 36.15%, whereas its operating margin stood at 4.90% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of -$98.06 million and revenue of $896.2 million.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. KOS’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been -4.50%. There was a -15.00% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was -46.40%. ROE has averaged 12.45 in the past year for the broader industry.

Earnings Surprise

According to Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended June 29. A higher net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $384.05 million, while revenues rose by 66.85% to $176.47 million. It was predicted that Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s quarterly earnings would be -$0.03, but it ended up being $0.04, beating the consensus by -175.00%. EBITDA was $238.65 million for the quarter. At the end of Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s most recent quarter ended June 29, its liabilities totaled 3.7 billion, while its total debt was $2.34 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $408.48 million.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s (KOS) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 22 October, the RSI 9-day stood at 71.77%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with a 61.08% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 83.33% and 88.74% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 0.25. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 78.99%, the RSI (14) reading is 71.78%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at 0.21, and the 14-day reading is at 0.47.

Analyst Ratings

In its most recent analyst report, Berenberg raised its rating on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) to a Buy. Prior to this, analysts firm rated the stock as a Hold. Analysts have assigned Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) an Overweight rating. KOS is a stock that is recommended for selling by 0 brokerage firms, while 3 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 1 rate it overweight and 5 others recommend it as a buy.

What is KOS’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $2.33 and $8.00, with a median target price of $5.10. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) is $5.23.


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