Kosmos Energy Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:KOS)
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company, ARN reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $12.77.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) opened at 10.02 on Tuesday. 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 $9.88 and its 200-day moving average is $10.51. The company has a market cap of $3.807 billion and a P/E ratio of 42.97.
Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 4th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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. On average, analysts predict that Kosmos Energy will post $0.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
KOS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Kosmos Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, August 25th. 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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