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How to buy Kosmos Energy stock
Learn how to easily invest in Kosmos Energy stock.
Kosmos Energy Ltd is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Kosmos Energy shares (KOS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kosmos Energy employs 229 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.
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Kosmos Energy stock price (NYSE: KOS)Use our graph to track the performance of KOS stocks over time.
Kosmos Energy shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$5.17|
|52-week range||$2.82 - $8.49|
|50-day moving average||$6.26|
|200-day moving average||$5.93|
|Wall St. target price||$7.47|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.36|
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Kosmos Energy price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||5.08%|
|1 month (2022-09-01)||-21.67%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||-16.88%|
|6 months (2022-04-01)||-34.64%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||67.31%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||427.55%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||6.02|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||7.96|
Is Kosmos Energy stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Kosmos Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kosmos Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kosmos Energy's P/E ratio
Kosmos Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Kosmos Energy shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Kosmos Energy's EBITDA
Kosmos Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $988.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kosmos Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Kosmos Energy financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||22.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||$987.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.55%|
|Return on equity TTM||38.92%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Kosmos Energy share dividends
We're not expecting Kosmos Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Kosmos Energy share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Kosmos Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.82 up to $8.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kosmos Energy's is 2.8158. This would suggest that Kosmos Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Kosmos Energy overview
Kosmos Energy Ltd. , a deep-water independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. The company's primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and the U. S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. It also maintains a proven basin exploration program. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Kosmos Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.144% of Kosmos Energy shares are held by insiders and 93.766% by institutions. How many people work for Kosmos Energy?
Latest data suggests 229 work at Kosmos Energy. When does the fiscal year end for Kosmos Energy?
Kosmos Energy's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Kosmos Energy based?
Kosmos Energy's address is: 8176 Park Lane, Dallas, TX, United States, 75231 What is Kosmos Energy's ISIN number?
Kosmos Energy's international securities identification number is: US5006881065 What is Kosmos Energy's CUSIP number?
Kosmos Energy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 500688106
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