Short Interest Update on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS)

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) : The short interest in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) has changed with an increase of 712,160 shares and the open interest is 4.5%. From 15,760,854 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 16,473,014 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 8 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 1,940,103 shares. The total interest of shorts is 10.6% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS): The stock opened at $6.07 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $6.20 for the day. The stock traded down to $5.97 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $6.01 with a loss of -1.80% for the day. The stock had closed at $6.12 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,119,451 shares.


In a related news, The officer (Senior VP, CAO), of Kosmos Energy Ltd., Nobel Paul had unloaded 2,997 shares at $6.95 per share in a transaction on August 3, 2015. The total value of transaction was $20,829. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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