Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) went down by -1.13% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $8.48. The company’s stock price has collected 2.89% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE :KOS) Right Now?
Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.36 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KOS is at 2.82. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Kosmos Energy Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $10.02, which is $1.95 above the current price. KOS currently public float of 443.37M and currently shorts hold a 4.67% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KOS was 5.45M shares.
KOS’s Market Performance
KOS stocks went up by 2.89% for the week, with a monthly jump of 31.99% and a quarterly performance of 25.84%, while its annual performance rate touched 78.59%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.65% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.64% for Kosmos Energy Ltd. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 17.17% for KOS stocks with a simple moving average of 20.34% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KOS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KOS stocks, with Berenberg repeating the rating for KOS by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for KOS in the upcoming period, according to Berenberg is $8.50 based on the research report published on August 25th of the previous year 2022.
Barclays gave a rating of “Overweight” to KOS, setting the target price at $3.95 in the report published on November 11th of the previous year.
KOS Trading at 21.74% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KOS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.60% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.64%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.65%, as shares surge +27.07% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.84% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KOS rose by +2.89%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.70% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $6.77. In addition, Kosmos Energy Ltd. saw 23.27% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KOS starting from Dearlove Sir Richard Billing, who sale 147,000 shares at the price of $6.65 back on Nov 10. After this action, Dearlove Sir Richard Billing now owns 133,615 shares of Kosmos Energy Ltd., valued at $977,771 using the latest closing price.
Franklin Roy A., the Director of Kosmos Energy Ltd., sale 20,732 shares at $7.10 during a trade that took place back on Jun 13, which means that Franklin Roy A. is holding 52,009 shares at $147,197 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KOS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +27.60 for the present operating margin
- +34.41 for the gross margin
The net margin for Kosmos Energy Ltd. stands at -5.81. Equity return is now at value 67.10, with 8.90 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.02.