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How to buy Kosmos Energy stock | $3.79

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 252 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Kosmos Energy stock price (NYSE: KOS)

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Kosmos Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-25.
Latest market close$3.79
52-week range$0.97 - $4.24
50-day moving average $2.99
200-day moving average $2.84
Wall St. target price$3.32
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.44

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Kosmos Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.79 from 2021-10-26

1 week (2021-10-20) -7.79%
1 month (2021-09-28) 25.08%
3 months (2021-07-28) 62.66%
6 months (2021-04-28) 29.79%
1 year (2020-10-27) 226.72%
2 years (2019-10-25) -35.54%
3 years (2018-10-26) 6.51
5 years (2016-10-27) 5.62

Is Kosmos Energy under- or over-valued?

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 EBITDA

Kosmos Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $300.8 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 $1.1 billion
Gross profit TTM $452.4 million
Return on assets TTM -3.09%
Return on equity TTM -46.59%
Profit margin -16.74%
Book value $0.75
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kosmos Energy shares

There are currently 21.4 million Kosmos Energy shares held short by investors – that's known as Kosmos Energy's "short interest". This figure is 0.4% down from 21.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kosmos Energy shares can be evaluated.

Kosmos Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kosmos Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kosmos Energy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kosmos Energy shares traded daily (recently around 5.4 million). Kosmos Energy's SIR currently stands at 3.96. In other words for every 100,000 Kosmos Energy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3960 shares are currently held short.

However Kosmos Energy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kosmos Energy shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kosmos Energy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kosmos Energy's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kosmos Energy shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0728% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kosmos Energy shares, roughly 73 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Kosmos Energy.

Find out more about how you can short Kosmos Energy stock.

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 $0.97 up to $4.24. 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 3.5492. 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 deepwater 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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Kosmos Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.336% of Kosmos Energy shares are held by insiders and 79.281% by institutions.
How many people work for Kosmos Energy?
Latest data suggests 252 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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