KOS (Kosmos Energy Ltd.): Time to Pay Attention?

The price of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) closed at $7.83 in the last session, down -0.13% from day before closing price of $7.84. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.01 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3023278 shares were traded. KOS stock price reached its highest trading level at $8.17 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $7.67.

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We take a closer look at KOS’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 15.32 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.84. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 0.90. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.58 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.55.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Berenberg on August 25, 2022, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $8.50 from $8.30 previously.

Barclays Upgraded its Equal Weight to Overweight on November 11, 2021, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $3.95.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Nov 10 when Dearlove Sir Richard Billing sold 147,000 shares for $6.65 per share. The transaction valued at 977,771 led to the insider holds 133,615 shares of the business.

Franklin Roy A. sold 20,732 shares of KOS for $147,197 on Jun 13. The Director now owns 52,009 shares after completing the transaction at $7.10 per share.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Kosmos’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 8.35, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 5.65. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.35. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.54 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.99.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, KOS has reached a high of $8.48, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $3.89. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 6.45, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 6.52.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, KOS traded on average about 5.40M shares per day over the past 3-months and 6.87M shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 455.84M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 443.37M. Insiders hold about 2.75% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 94.20% stake in the company. Shares short for KOS as of Oct 13, 2022 were 28.06M with a Short Ratio of 20.69M, compared to 26.9M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6.16% and a Short% of Float of 7.02%.

Earnings Estimates

The company has 0 analysts who recommend its stock at the moment. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0, with high estimates of $0 and low estimates of $0.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.47 and $0.67 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.06. EPS for the following year is $1.49, with 7 analysts recommending between $1.85 and $1.27.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 5 analysts have provided revenue estimates for KOS’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.13B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.91B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.01B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.06B, up 89.10% from the average estimate. Based on 6 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $2.04B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $2.4B and the low estimate is $1.64B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 1.60% from the average revenue estimate for this year.