Kosmos Energy (KOS) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) recently:

  • 11/9/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Kosmos Energy Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on under-explored regions in Africa. Kosmos Energy Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “
  • 10/27/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Kosmos Energy Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on under-explored regions in Africa. Kosmos Energy Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “
  • 10/27/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $15.00 price target on by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at Howard Weil from a “sector perform” rating to a “sector outperform” rating. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a “sector perform” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 10/24/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $11.00 price target on by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/11/2017 – Kosmos Energy had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $6.00 to $7.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/11/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kosmos Energy Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on under-explored regions in Africa. Kosmos Energy Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “
  • 10/6/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating.
  • 10/4/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/29/2017 – Kosmos Energy is now covered by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. They set a “neutral” rating and a $9.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – Kosmos Energy had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $9.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/20/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Kosmos Energy Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on under-explored regions in Africa. Kosmos Energy Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) opened at $7.87 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 1.39. Kosmos Energy Ltd. has a one year low of $4.60 and a one year high of $8.62.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.06) by ($0.03). Kosmos Energy had a negative return on equity of 8.88% and a negative net margin of 23.83%. The business had revenue of $151.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $149.10 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.09) EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 126.9% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Kosmos Energy Ltd. will post -0.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Yves-Louis Darricarrere sold 14,000 shares of Kosmos Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.57, for a total value of $119,980.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 65,191 shares in the company, valued at $558,686.87. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 3.80% of the company’s stock.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the emerging areas along the Atlantic Margins. Its assets include existing production and development projects offshore Ghana, discoveries and further exploration potential offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara.

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