You Should Know These Things About Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS)


As of Wednesday close, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s (NYSE:KOS) stock was down -$0.18, moving down -2.73 percent to $6.41. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 4,854,180 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.26 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 5,313,545, while in the previous 50 days, it was 6,291,382.

Since last month, KOS stock rose 0.31%. Shares of the company fell to $6.00 on 10/28/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $8.48 was reached on 06/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $3.02. Since the beginning of this year, KOS’s stock price has risen by 85.26% or $2.95, and marked a new high 28 times. However, the stock has declined by -24.45% since its 52-week high.

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KOS stock investors should be aware that Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 15 days ago on Nov 10. Dearlove Sir Richard Billing, the Director of the company, disposed of 147,000 shares for $6.65 on Nov 10. It resulted in a $977,771 divestment by the insider. Franklin Roy A. sold 20,732 shares at an average price of $7.10 on Jun 13. The insider now owns 52,009 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) has a P/E ratio of about 6.83. The stock’s beta is 2.84. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.29, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.27, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 4.89 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.0452 per share was paid out, which is 0.44% more than last year’s $0.0450.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s quick ratio stood at 0.70, while its current ratio was 0.90, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 2.55, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 2.58. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 82.20% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 46.90%. Based on annual data, KOS earned $365.29 million in gross profit and brought in $1.33 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 9.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 67.10%.

In Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.28 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. KOS’s revenue rose 56.38% to $620.37 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $456.06 million. While analysts expected Kosmos Energy Ltd. to report $0.18 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.25 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 38.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $354.59 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Kosmos Energy Ltd. were 4.03 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $2.31 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $455.89 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s (KOS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 56.66%, the RSI 9-day stood at 44.62% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Kosmos Energy Ltd. price is down by -3.90% percent or -$0.26. At present, KOS shares trade -1.23% below its 20-day simple moving average and +10.52% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -6.15% below its SMA50 and +45.02% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 28.06% and Stochastic coefficient D was 29.01%, while ATR was 0.36. Given the Stochastic reading of 23.57% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 47.99%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.18, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.27.

Analyst Ratings

Berenberg upgraded its rating on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) to a Buy in a note to investors on August 25, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Hold rating on the stock.Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, KOS is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate Kosmos Energy Ltd. stock as buy, with 5 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $9.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $7.96 – $12.04. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) will achieve an average price target of $10.01.


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