Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Kosmos Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KOS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: KOS underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -56.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KOS underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kosmos Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe Consensus EPS Estimates For Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) Just Fell By 167%
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSteven Sterin Is The Director of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) And They Just Spent US$105k On Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDo These 3 Checks Before Buying Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) For Its Upcoming Dividend
Is Kosmos Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KOS ($0.86) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($2.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KOS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: KOS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KOS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KOS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
How is Kosmos Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KOS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: KOS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: KOS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KOS's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KOS's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KOS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).
How has Kosmos Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KOS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KOS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KOS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -21% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KOS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KOS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KOS has a negative Return on Equity (-6.63%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Kosmos Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KOS's short term assets ($566.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($539.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: KOS's short term assets ($566.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KOS's debt to equity ratio (238.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KOS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 56% to 238.6% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: KOS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: KOS's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable KOS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: KOS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -18.9% per year.
What is Kosmos Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KOS's dividend (21.08%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).
High Dividend: KOS's dividend (21.08%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.4%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether KOS's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if KOS's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KOS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: KOS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (73.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andy Inglis (60yo)
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 ($USD6.36M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.12M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman & CEO||6.08yrs||US$6.36m||0.46% $1.7m|
|Senior VP & CFO||5.42yrs||US$3.56m||0.15% $541.9k|
|Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer||6.67yrs||US$3.10m||0.17% $633.9k|
|SVP & Head of Gulf of Mexico Business Unit||no data||US$2.96m||0.11% $396.4k|
|Controller||0.42yr||no data||0.020% $72.3k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||8.58yrs||US$2.44m||0.18% $664.3k|
|SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Drilling||10.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Production & Development||6.25yrs||US$2.37m||0.091% $331.2k|
Experienced Management: KOS's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||6.08yrs||US$6.36m||0.46% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$225.00k||0.36% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$260.00k||0.026% $96.1k|
|Director||0.75yr||no data||0.018% $66.8k|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$182.86k||0.0044% $16.0k|
|Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: KOS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: KOS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kosmos Energy Ltd.'s company bio, 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
- Market Cap: US$362.806m
- Shares outstanding: 405.10m
- Website: https://www.kosmosenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Kosmos Energy Ltd.
- 8176 Park Lane
- Suite 500
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KOS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||May 2011|
|KOS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||May 2011|
|KOS||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||GBP||May 2011|
|KOSL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||GBP||May 2011|
Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater 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 U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. It also maintains an exploration program balanced between proven basin infrastructure-led exploration, emerging basins, and frontier basins. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 10:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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