Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS): Price and Financial Metrics

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS): $7.98

0.29 (+3.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where KOS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • KOS's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • KOS's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 6.01% of US stocks).

KOS Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Kosmos Energy Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.58% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • KOS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 94.33% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Kosmos Energy Ltd's share price is greater than that of 88.68% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kosmos Energy Ltd are MUR, AEM, CHNG, WLL, and CCMP.
  • Visit KOS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.kosmosenergy.com.

KOS Valuation Summary

  • KOS's price/sales ratio is 0.8; this is 46.67% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 126 months, KOS's price/sales ratio has gone down 724.1.
  • KOS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 126 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KOS 2021-09-03 0.8 3.2 -5.5 -28.5
KOS 2021-09-02 0.9 3.2 -5.6 -28.6
KOS 2021-09-01 0.8 3.2 -5.5 -28.4
KOS 2021-08-31 0.8 3.1 -5.4 -28.4
KOS 2021-08-30 0.8 3.1 -5.3 -28.1
KOS 2021-08-27 0.8 3.1 -5.4 -28.2

KOS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -47.44%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 246.74%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -69.83%.
Over the past 15 months, KOS's revenue has gone up $343,742,000.

The table below shows KOS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,333.839 374.344 -77.836
2021-09-30 1,127.545 319.329 -168.596
2021-06-30 1,151.792 501.236 -177.383
2021-03-31 894.987 166.482 -319.587
2020-12-31 896.198 196.145 -411.586
2020-09-30 990.097 248.531 -455.315

KOS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KOS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 26.28% of graded US stocks.
  • KOS's asset turnover comes in at 0.289 -- ranking 90th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • NCSM, PED, and XPRO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KOS.

The table below shows KOS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.289 0.696 -0.019
2021-03-31 0.225 0.640 -0.054
2020-12-31 0.222 0.622 -0.056
2020-09-30 0.239 0.625 -0.052
2020-06-30 0.265 0.659 -0.037
2020-03-31 0.319 0.724 0.020

KOS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KOS, see our KOS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $4.43 Average Broker Recommendation 1.44 (Moderate Buy)

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KOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.98 52-week high $8.36
Prev. close $7.69 52-week low $1.80
Day low $7.55 Volume 8,621,400
Day high $8.03 Avg. volume 11,825,867
50-day MA $7.09 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.57 Market Cap 3.63B

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) Company Bio

Kosmos Energy Ltd. explores for and produces oil and gas in Africa, Europe, and South America. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Below are the latest news stories about Kosmos Energy Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KOS as an investment opportunity.

Kosmos Energy's (NYSE:KOS) investors will be pleased with their respectable 69% return over the last year

These days it's easy to simply buy an index fund, and your returns should (roughly) match the market. But if you pick...

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) Shares Fall :-85.61% From The Trough – But Can It Keep Going?

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS)’s traded shares stood at 9.2 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 3.23. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $4.31, to imply a decrease of -2.71% or -$0.12 in intraday trading. The KOS share’s 52-week high remains $5.09, putting it -18.1% down since that … Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) Shares Fall :-85.61% From The Trough – But Can It Keep Going? Read More »

Marketing Sentinel | February 11, 2022

Kosmos Energy Ltd. -- Moody's changes Kosmos Energy's outlook to stable on Ghana downgrade, affirms B2 CFR

Rating Action: Moody's changes Kosmos Energy's outlook to stable on Ghana downgrade, affirms B2 CFRGlobal Credit Research - 09 Feb 2022New York, February 09, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") changed Kosmos Energy Ltd.'s (Kosmos Energy) rating outlook to stable from positive while concurrently affirming the company's B2 Corporate Family Rating (CFR), B2-PD Probability of Default Rating (PDR) and B3 senior unsecured notes.The outlook change was triggered by the ratings downgrade of the Government of Ghana (Ghana, Caa1 stable), where the majority of Kosmos Energy's production and cash flow are concentrated today. On February 4, 2022, Moody's downgraded Ghana on concerns over the country's heightened fiscal, refinancing and debt challenges. Moody's lowered Ghana's local curre...

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Kosmos Energy to Host Fourth Quarter 2021 Results and Webcast on February 28, 2022

DALLAS, February 08, 2022--Kosmos Energy (NYSE/LSE: KOS) announced today the following schedule for its fourth quarter 2021 results:

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Kosmos kicked to the curb as partner Tullow guides production lower

Kosmos Energy (KOS) doubled down on two mega-fields in Ghana late last year, buying stakes from partners Occidental (OXY) and operator Tullow

Seeking Alpha | January 26, 2022

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KOS Price Returns

1-mo 18.05%
3-mo 64.20%
6-mo 118.03%
1-year 150.94%
3-year 36.28%
5-year 31.63%
YTD 130.64%
2021 47.23%
2020 -58.06%
2019 44.20%
2018 -40.58%
2017 -2.28%

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