Kosmos Energy Ltd. [NYSE: KOS] gained 7.32% or 0.26 points to close at $3.81 with a heavy trading volume of 48252138 shares. The company report on October 15, 2021 that Kosmos Energy Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock.
Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos” or the “Company”) (NYSE/LSE:KOS) announced the pricing of its registered underwritten public offering of 37,500,000 shares of common stock (the “Offering”) at a price to the public of $3.30. In addition, Kosmos has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,625,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price less underwriting discounts. The Offering is expected to close on October 19, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
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Kosmos intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its commercial debt facility, including borrowings incurred to finance a portion of the previously announced acquisition of Anadarko WCTP Company.
It opened the trading session at $3.71, the shares rose to $4.00 and dropped to $3.67, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for KOS points out that the company has recorded 42.70% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -292.78% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 6.23M shares, KOS reached to a volume of 48252138 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KOS shares is $4.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on KOS stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Berenberg have made an estimate for Kosmos Energy Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 15, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on June 21, 2021, representing the official price target for Kosmos Energy Ltd. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $4.50 to $6.25, while Johnson Rice kept a Buy rating on KOS stock. On May 17, 2021, analysts increased their price target for KOS shares from 3.50 to 3.70.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Kosmos Energy Ltd. is set at 0.22, with the Price to Sales ratio for KOS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.40. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.08, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.38. Price to Free Cash Flow for KOS in the course of the last twelve months was 2.98 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
Trading performance analysis for KOS stock
Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 19.44. With this latest performance, KOS shares gained by 54.88% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 42.70% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 217.50% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for KOS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 78.11, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 83.65, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 73.03 for Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.55, while it was recorded at 3.41 for the last single week of trading, and 2.84 for the last 200 days.
Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 0.70.
Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for KOS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Kosmos Energy Ltd. go to 23.80%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]
There are presently around $1,243 million, or 87.40% of KOS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KOS stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 50,261,715, which is approximately -12.591% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 40,570,156 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $154.57 million in KOS stocks shares; and VAUGHAN NELSON INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P., currently with $103.18 million in KOS stock with ownership of nearly -6.864% of the company’s market capitalization.
90 institutional holders increased their position in Kosmos Energy Ltd. [NYSE:KOS] by around 34,660,340 shares. Additionally, 68 investors decreased positions by around 36,516,556 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 255,070,783 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 326,247,679 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KOS stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,855,812 shares, while 14 institutional investors sold positions of 2,719,977 shares during the same period.