News coverage about Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kosmos Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.3982680819215 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Kosmos Energy (KOS) opened at $5.90 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,239.70, a price-to-earnings ratio of -10.54 and a beta of 1.71. Kosmos Energy has a 52 week low of $5.15 and a 52 week high of $8.62. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.43.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 26th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $187.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $182.28 million. Kosmos Energy had a negative net margin of 34.98% and a negative return on equity of 12.49%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.01) earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Kosmos Energy will post -0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on KOS. Royal Bank of Canada lowered shares of Kosmos Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Jefferies Group set a $6.00 price target on shares of Kosmos Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. BMO Capital Markets set a $10.00 price target on shares of Kosmos Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 26th. BNP Paribas began coverage on shares of Kosmos Energy in a research note on Friday, November 24th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Kosmos Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Kosmos Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.27.

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Kosmos Energy Company Profile

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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