Kosmos Energy Insider Unloads $88,875 in Stock (KOS)
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Insider Brian F. Maxted sold 7,900 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.25, for a total transaction of $88,875.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,256,998 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,391,228. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on KOS shares. Analysts at Global Hunter Securities downgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from an “accumulate” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 3rd. They now have a $11.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $12.50. Separately, analysts at Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kosmos Energy in a research note on Wednesday, May 14th. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $18.00. Finally, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.56.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) traded up 0.45% on Wednesday, hitting $11.08. The stock had a trading volume of 968,599 shares. Kosmos Energy has a 1-year low of $9.71 and a 1-year high of $11.60. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.57 and its 200-day moving average is $10.73. The company’s market cap is $4.187 billion.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 5th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.15.
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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