The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) is a huge mover today! About 343,344 shares traded hands. Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) has risen 0.50% since March 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.05% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $2.42B company. It was reported on Oct, 19 by Barchart.com. We have $7.93 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:KOS worth $605.00M more.
Analysts await Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $-0.08 EPS, down 500.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.02 per share. After $-0.11 actual EPS reported by Kosmos Energy Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.27% EPS growth.
Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) Ratings Coverage
Out of 6 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Kosmos Energy has been the topic of 16 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KOS in a report on Thursday, February 25 with “Sector Perform” rating. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 31. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 29. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, September 14. Raymond James upgraded the shares of KOS in a report on Wednesday, May 11 to “Strong Buy” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 16. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 23 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Raymond James on Monday, January 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by TheStreet given on Wednesday, August 5.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “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.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.43, from 0.96 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 12 funds sold all Kosmos Energy Ltd shares owned while 32 reduced positions. 18 funds bought stakes while 43 increased positions. They now own 348.19 million shares or 1.18% more from 344.14 million shares in 2016Q1.
Citigroup holds 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) for 18,163 shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Pacad Invest has invested 0.01% in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement last reported 267,334 shares in the company. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has invested 0.01% in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS). Alliancebernstein Lp has 101,005 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tfs Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) for 25,463 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 0% or 512,471 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn reported 16,415 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of America Corp De accumulated 0% or 53,191 shares. Blackrock Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 436,545 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) for 20,837 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Company owns 119,900 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 361,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Zebra Mgmt Lc accumulated 109,909 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsr last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock.
KOS Company Profile
Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos), incorporated on January 6, 2011, is a holding company. The Firm is an independent gas and oil exploration and production firm focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. The Firm operates in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas segment. The Company’s assets include existing production and development projects offshore Ghana, large discoveries offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara. The Firm has activities in Africa, Europe and South America. The Company’s discoveries in Ghana include Jubilee Field, TEN, Mahogany, Teak, Akasa and Wawa. The Company’s other discoveries in Mauritania include Ahmeyim and Marsouin, and Senegal include Guembeul.
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