Analyst Rating Update on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS)

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) : The consensus on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) based on 7 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.86, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 4 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) : The highest level Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) is projected to reach is $12 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $6. The consolidated price target from 7 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $7.79 and the possibility the share price can swing is $2.31.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, In a research note released to the investors, Raymond James upgrades its rating on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Strong Buy on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Outperform by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on May 11, 2016.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $5.23, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $5.49 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $5.23 and closed the trading day at $5.43, in the green by 6.47%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,369,699. The stock had closed at $5.1 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Nobel Paul, officer (Senior VP, CAO) of Kosmos Energy Ltd., had unloaded 2,997 shares at an average price of $6.95 in a transaction dated on August 3, 2015. The total value of the transaction was worth $20,829.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) is a holding, independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. The Companys operations are conducted through its wholly owned subsidiary, Kosmos Energy, LLC. The Companys assets include existing production and other development projects offshore Ghana, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco (including Western Sahara), Senegal and Suriname. The Company has operations in Africa, Europe, South America and Ghana. Its discoveries in Ghana include Jubilee Field, TEN, Mahogany, Teak, Akasa and Wawa. The companys other properties include Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal and Suriname.

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