Kosmos Energy Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NYSE:KOS)
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the company, American Banking News reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $12.77.
Shares of Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) traded up 0.20% on Tuesday, hitting $10.12. 414,675 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Kosmos Energy has a 52-week low of $9.24 and a 52-week high of $11.60. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.93 and its 200-day moving average is $10.52. The company has a market cap of $3.845 billion and a P/E ratio of 43.53.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 4th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $329.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193.78 million. Analysts expect that Kosmos Energy will post $0.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on KOS shares. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday. They now have a $12.10 price target on the stock. 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.
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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