Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) Analysts See $-0.07 EPS; Bluefin Trading Has Boosted Microsoft (MSFT) Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Analysts expect Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) to report $-0.07 EPS on February, 26.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 600.00% from last quarter’s $-0.01 EPS. After having $-0.09 EPS previously, Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s analysts see -22.22% EPS growth. The stock increased 7.74% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $5.71. About 4.28M shares traded or 60.25% up from the average. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 49.41% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.71% the S&P500.

Bluefin Trading Llc increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 271.04% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bluefin Trading Llc acquired 28,188 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Bluefin Trading Llc holds 38,588 shares with $2.88M value, up from 10,400 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $699.22B valuation. The stock increased 1.57% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $90.81. About 34.96M shares traded or 24.57% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Bluefin Trading Llc decreased Apache Corp (NYSE:APA) stake by 6,896 shares to 38,104 valued at $1.75 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) stake by 104,200 shares and now owns 30,000 shares. Citigroup Inc (Call) (NYSE:C) was reduced too.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bernstein maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Neutral” on Thursday, November 10. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 23 by UBS. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 6. On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by Piper Jaffray. J.P. Morgan maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $5.98 million activity. The insider COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE sold $1.98 million. 55,000 shares were sold by Hood Amy, worth $4.00M.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 708 raised stakes. 5.51 billion shares or 0.32% less from 5.53 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utah Retirement reported 2.31% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 2.42% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Prudential Public Lc reported 13.66 million shares or 3.21% of all its holdings. Cap Guardian Tru Company stated it has 1.05 million shares or 1.36% of all its holdings. Hbk Invs LP reported 0.12% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Victory Capital Mngmt holds 1.03M shares. Clough Capital Lp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 370,700 shares. 94,111 are owned by Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca. Nexus Inv Mgmt stated it has 420,940 shares or 4.9% of all its holdings. Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 11,945 shares. Hoplite Capital Management Lp holds 7.24% or 1.53 million shares. Alesco Limited Liability holds 10,402 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 7.93 million shares stake. 235,574 were reported by Boston Common Asset Lc. 21,650 are owned by Zevenbergen Capital Invests Lc.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. explores for and produces gas and oil in Africa and South America. The company has market cap of $2.22 billion. The Company’s asset portfolio includes production and other development projects in offshore Ghana, as well as exploration licenses with hydrocarbon potential offshore Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco, and Western Sahara. It currently has negative earnings.

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