Analysis Of The Weekly Performance Of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS)

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Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) finished Thursday with a subtraction of -$0.19 to close at $5.68, a downside of -3.24 percent. An average of 7,612,560 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$1.08 in the past week, and it reached a new high 36 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 7,041,140 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 6,684,010.

KOS stock has decreased by -16.72% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $5.67 on 09/22/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 06/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $2.33 and a high of $8.48 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 28 times so far this year and achieved 64.16% or $2.22 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -33.06% from the 52-week high.


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Insider Transactions

102 days have passed since Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) last reported insider trading activity. Franklin Roy A., who is Director, most recently acquired $20,732 shares at $7.10 per share on Jun 13.

Valuation Metrics

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.13. The stock’s beta is 2.81. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.31, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 3.92, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 10.60.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Kosmos Energy Ltd. for the three months ended December 30 was 0.60, and the current ratio was 0.80, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 3.44 and a total debt to equity ratio of 3.49 for the quarter ending December 30. Its gross profit as reported stood at $365.29 million compared to revenue of $1.33 billion.

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 4.00%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended December 30, Kosmos Energy Ltd. had $2.28 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $117.17 million in the quarter, while revenues of $1.4 million were grew 148.81%. The analyst consensus anticipated Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.16 per share, but it turned out to be $0.1, a -37.50% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $419.48 million. Shareholders own equity worth $455.84 million.

Technical Picture

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 22 September was 30.71%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 51.43%.

As of today, KOS’s price is $6.07 -15.98% or -$1.08 from its 5-day moving average. KOS is currently trading -16.10% lower than its 20-day SMA and -15.98% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +7.98% above the SMA50 and +48.30% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 2.48% and 8.45%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.38. With the 14-day stochastic at 0.77% and the average true range at 0.39, the RSI (14) stands at 37.49%. The stock has reached -0.47 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.51.

Analyst Ratings

Berenberg upgraded Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) to a a Buy rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Hold. The consensus rating for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) among analysts is Buy. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell KOS, while 1 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 7 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 $6.18 and $12.10, with a median target of $8.60. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) stock is $9.44.

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