Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Kosmos Energy (KOS) Share Price

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Media coverage about Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kosmos Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.0676225032008 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

KOS stock opened at $8.39 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.57. The company has a market cap of $3.46 billion, a P/E ratio of -25.42 and a beta of 1.61. Kosmos Energy has a 12-month low of $5.15 and a 12-month high of $9.17.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 6th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $215.47 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $215.07 million. Kosmos Energy had a negative net margin of 49.78% and a negative return on equity of 15.21%. The business’s revenue was up 47.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Kosmos Energy will post -0.05 earnings per share for the current year.

KOS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet raised Kosmos Energy from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kosmos Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 10th. Barclays set a $11.00 target price on Kosmos Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. ValuEngine lowered Kosmos Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 15th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised Kosmos Energy from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.83.

Kosmos Energy Company Profile

Kosmos Energy Ltd. explores for and produces oil and gas in Africa and South America. Its asset portfolio includes production and other development projects in offshore Ghana and Equatorial Guinea; and exploration potential in offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses in offshore Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Sao Tome and Principe, and Suriname.

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