Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) in the last few weeks:

  • 7/11/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “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. “
  • 7/5/2017 – Kosmos Energy was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/1/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $7.00 price target on by analysts at Scotiabank. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/26/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $9.00 price target on by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/22/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 6/20/2017 – Kosmos Energy is now covered by analysts at Johnson Rice. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/20/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 6/17/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $8.00 price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/25/2017 – Kosmos Energy was given a new $10.00 price target on by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE KOS) opened at 6.42 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $6.44 and its 200 day moving average is $6.33. The stock’s market cap is $2.49 billion. Kosmos Energy Ltd. has a 52 week low of $4.39 and a 52 week high of $7.90.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 8th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.01. Kosmos Energy had a negative return on equity of 11.56% and a negative net margin of 53.37%. The company had revenue of $152 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $173.10 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.04) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 144.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Kosmos Energy Ltd. will post ($0.22) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, major shareholder Iv Gp L.L.C. Bcp sold 30,000,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.15, for a total value of $214,500,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 3.80% of the company’s stock.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the emerging areas along the Atlantic Margins. Its assets include existing production and development projects offshore Ghana, discoveries and further exploration potential offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara.

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