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Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Insider Brian F. Maxted unloaded 36,787 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.93, for a total transaction of $402,081.91. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,514,516 shares in the company, valued at approximately $27,483,660. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) traded up 1.48% on Wednesday, hitting $10.99. 566,161 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Kosmos Energy has a 52 week low of $9.71 and a 52 week high of $12.17. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.81 and a 200-day moving average of $10.70. The company’s market cap is $4.151 billion.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 24th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $214.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $219.80 million.

KOS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Kosmos Energy in a research note on Tuesday. They set a “market perform” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of Kosmos Energy in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.31 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Societe Generale cut their price target on shares of Kosmos Energy from $17.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Friday, January 17th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kosmos Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $12.78.

Kosmos Energy, Ltd. operates as an oil exploration and production company. The Company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas in Africa.

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