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NYSE:KOS - Kosmos Energy Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $4.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.50 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for KOS

Analyst Price Target is $4.86
▲ +2.50% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kosmos Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $4.86, with a high forecast of $7.80 and a low forecast of $2.95. The average price target represents a 2.50% upside from the last price of $4.74.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Kosmos Energy. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/11/2021BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$3.95High
10/15/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
10/8/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$2.40 ➝ $3.95High
6/21/2021Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$3.70 ➝ $7.80High
6/8/2021Johnson RiceUpgradeAccumulate ➝ Buy$4.50 ➝ $6.25High
5/17/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$3.50 ➝ $3.70High
3/9/2021Johnson RiceUpgradeHold ➝ AccumulateLow
3/2/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Hold$2.75 ➝ $2.95Medium
2/24/2021Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$2.75 ➝ $2.95High
2/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$2.40 ➝ $4.50High
12/16/2020Renaissance CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$2.30High
12/16/2020Panmure GordonInitiated CoverageBuy$2.89High
12/9/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/7/2020Renaissance CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
5/15/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$1.50High
5/14/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$2.00Low
5/13/2020Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuy$3.60 ➝ $3.45Medium
5/13/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
4/29/2020Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuy$9.00 ➝ $3.60Low
4/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuy$1.80 ➝ $1.55Low
4/21/2020InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
4/1/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$1.40Medium
3/17/2020Capital One FinancialDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
3/17/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
3/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$7.00 ➝ $1.10High
2/26/2020Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$9.00 ➝ $4.00High
11/11/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy$11.00Medium
10/10/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$8.00High
8/7/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/1/2019MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$6.69Low
4/5/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$9.50High
3/6/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$10.00Low
2/26/2019Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetBuy$8.00High
2/26/2019Berenberg BankSet Price TargetBuy$12.00High
1/10/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$9.00Low
1/4/2019Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMkt Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
12/16/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$10.00High
12/10/2018Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
12/10/2018BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
11/6/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$11.00 ➝ $9.00High
11/5/2018Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetBuy$10.00Medium
11/1/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$12.00High
10/2/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
9/26/2018Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformHigh
8/29/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$11.00Medium
7/5/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$10.00High
6/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$5.15 ➝ $8.62Medium
5/17/2018BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$9.00Medium
5/9/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$7.00Low
5/8/2018Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$7.00High
4/23/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$7.00High
3/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$7.00High
2/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$10.00Medium
2/9/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$6.00Medium
2/5/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
1/24/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
1/8/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
12/20/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$7.00Low
12/14/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$9.00Low
11/24/2017BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ OutperformN/A
11/20/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$7.00 ➝ $8.00N/A
10/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$15.00N/A
10/26/2017ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ BuyN/A
10/26/2017Howard WeilUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Outperform$12.00N/A
10/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$11.00N/A
10/11/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$6.00 ➝ $7.00N/A
10/4/2017Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
9/29/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$9.00Low
9/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$9.00Low
9/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMkt Perform ➝ Market Perform$7.00Low
8/7/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$10.00High
8/4/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$9.00High
7/22/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$8.00Low
7/21/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$10.00 ➝ $9.00Low
7/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$7.00Low
6/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$9.00N/A
6/20/2017Johnson RiceInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
6/17/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$8.00High
5/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$10.00Low
5/16/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$8.00Medium
5/10/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$7.00 ➝ $8.00High
5/9/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$10.00 ➝ $8.50Medium
5/9/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$7.00Medium
4/21/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$10.00Low
3/27/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$7.00Low
3/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$9.00 ➝ $10.00Low
3/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$10.00 ➝ $9.00Low
1/30/2017Capital One FinancialReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
(Data available from 1/26/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.91 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Kosmos Energy Ltd. engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas. The firms 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 a sustainable exploration program balanced between proven basin infrastructure-led exploration, emerging basins, and frontier basins. The company was founded by Brian F. Maxted on April 23, 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.
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Today's Range

Now: $4.74
Low: $4.06
High: $4.80

50 Day Range

MA: $3.86
Low: $3.26
High: $4.77

52 Week Range

Now: $4.74
Low: $1.80
High: $4.89


15,354,904 shs

Average Volume

11,009,538 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.14 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kosmos Energy?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Kosmos Energy in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Johnson Rice, Sanford C. Bernstein, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Kosmos Energy?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kosmos Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $4.86, suggesting a possible upside of 2.5%. Sanford C. Bernstein has the highest price target set, predicting KOS will reach $7.80 in the next twelve months. Berenberg Bank has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $2.95 for Kosmos Energy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kosmos Energy?

Kosmos Energy currently has 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe KOS will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Kosmos Energy.
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How do I contact Kosmos Energy's investor relations team?

Kosmos Energy's physical mailing address is 8176 PARK LANE SUITE 500, DALLAS TX, 75231. The oil and gas producer's listed phone number is (214) 445-9600 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Kosmos Energy is www.kosmosenergy.com.

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