Henry James International Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS)

Henry James International Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) by 36.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 74,557 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,085 shares during the quarter. Henry James International Management Inc.’s holdings in Kosmos Energy were worth $303,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of KOS. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Kosmos Energy by 2,638.8% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 23,460,244 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $219,354,000 after acquiring an additional 22,603,644 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors bought a new position in shares of Kosmos Energy during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $208,942,000. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. boosted its position in shares of Kosmos Energy by 19.9% during the 4th quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 21,161,245 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $86,126,000 after acquiring an additional 3,506,030 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Kosmos Energy by 1,464.4% during the 3rd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 2,844,048 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $26,592,000 after acquiring an additional 2,662,255 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FIL Ltd boosted its position in shares of Kosmos Energy by 340.3% during the 3rd quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 2,861,682 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $27,415,000 after acquiring an additional 2,211,682 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.25% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:KOS opened at $5.94 on Tuesday. Kosmos Energy Ltd has a fifty-two week low of $3.53 and a fifty-two week high of $9.75. The firm has a market cap of $2.58 billion, a P/E ratio of -18.00 and a beta of 2.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.24, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 1.02.

In related news, Director David Benjamin Krieger sold 52,250,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.40, for a total transaction of $282,150,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.76% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on KOS shares. Berenberg Bank started coverage on Kosmos Energy in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.00 target price for the company. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded Kosmos Energy from a “mkt perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, January 4th. Societe Generale set a $10.00 price target on Kosmos Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 5th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Kosmos Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $11.00 to $9.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Kosmos Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.77.

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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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