KOS Stock Overview
Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deep-water independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins.
Kosmos Energy Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$6.19|
|52 Week High||US$8.49|
|52 Week Low||US$1.80|
|1 Month Change||-20.03%|
|3 Month Change||-21.75%|
|1 Year Change||71.47%|
|3 Year Change||3.86%|
|5 Year Change||0%|
|Change since IPO||-66.06%|
Recent News & Updates
An Intrinsic Calculation For Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) Suggests It's 46% Undervalued
How far off is Kosmos Energy Ltd. ( NYSE:KOS ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...
Why Is Kosmos Energy Stock Rising And Will It Continue?
Kosmos Energy's stock price increased by +133% year-to-date, as it grew its free cash flow and lowered its financial leverage helped by rising energy prices. I don't expect KOS' positive share price momentum to continue, considering its mixed outlook and uncertainty over the timing of its shareholder capital return resumption. I have a Hold rating for Kosmos Energy, as I see KOS' shares staying range-bound in the near term.
|KOS||US Oil and Gas||US Market|
Return vs Industry: KOS exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 31.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KOS exceeded the US Market which returned -20.8% over the past year.
|KOS Average Weekly Movement||10.4%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: KOS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KOS's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deep-water 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.
Kosmos Energy Fundamentals Summary
|KOS fundamental statistics|
Is KOS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KOS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$429.84m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.031|
|Net Profit Margin||0.79%|
How did KOS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is KOS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KOS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is KOS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does KOS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|KOS PS Ratio vs Peers|
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KOS Kosmos Energy
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: KOS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the peer average (4.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does KOS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Oil and Gas Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: KOS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (1.9x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is KOS's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.6x|
|Fair PS Ratio||3x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: KOS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of KOS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: KOS ($6.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($13.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KOS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (32.5x)
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How is Kosmos Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KOS's forecast earnings growth (6.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: KOS's earnings (6.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KOS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: KOS's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KOS's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KOS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.6%)
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How has Kosmos Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KOS has a large one-off loss of $26.8M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KOS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KOS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 3.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: KOS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KOS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (102.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KOS's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.
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How is Kosmos Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KOS's short term assets ($794.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($933.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: KOS's short term assets ($794.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KOS's net debt to equity ratio (406.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KOS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 110.6% to 469.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.8%).
Interest Coverage: KOS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.2x coverage).
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What is Kosmos Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: KOS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as KOS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andy Inglis (62 yo)
Mr. Andrew G. Inglis, also known as Andy, has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Kosmos Energy Ltd. since March 1, 2014. Mr. Inglis served as the Chief Executive of Integr...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD6.24M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.89M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KOS's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KOS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: KOS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.5%.
Kosmos Energy Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kosmos Energy Ltd.
- Ticker: KOS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.819b
- Shares outstanding: 455.44m
- Website: https://www.kosmosenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Kosmos Energy Ltd.
- 8176 Park Lane
- Suite 500
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.