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Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS)

Raymond James Downgrades Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS)’s stock to Outperform with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 9/26/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $8.53 by showing a percentage change of -7.68% from its previous day closing price of $9.24.

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Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) in which RBC Capital Upgrades Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) to Outperform with no specific Price Target on 7/05/18. Jefferies Upgrades the stock to Buy on 6/11/18 with no specific Price Target. Barclays Upgrades the company’s stock to Overweight on 5/17/18 with no specific Price Target. Jefferies Downgrades Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) to Hold with no specific Price Target.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) currently has a consensus Price Target of $10.51. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $13 and a Low Price Target of $9.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) where 3 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 10 analysts said it’s a Buy, 2 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.25. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) reported its Actual EPS of $-0.09/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) could bring EPS of $-0.04/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.05 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -125 Percent.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has a market capitalization of 3.7 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 6.68 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $9.75 on 10/03/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 02/13/18 as $5.15. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $10.23. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -8.31%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -1.86% while SMA200 is 15.13%.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -11.2%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -5.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -38.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 24.53 percent while its Weekly performance value is -12.15%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -0.47 percent and 13.58 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) is 3. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.22 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. KOS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 19.26, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 29.2 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 56.89. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of -8.1 percent.

Company Profile:

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.