Kosmos Energy (KOS) Upgraded By Jefferies; Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 3 (NXR) Has 2.4 Sentiment

June 16, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Jefferies gave Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) shares a new “Buy” rating in a analysts note published on 11 June.

Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 3 (NXR) investors sentiment increased to 2.4 in 2018 Q1. It’s up 1.50, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. The ratio increased, as 12 investment professionals increased and started new holdings, while 5 trimmed and sold stock positions in Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 3. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 1.13 million shares, up from 990,735 shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 3 in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 5 Increased: 7 New Position: 5.

The stock decreased 3.73% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $7.75. About 3.80 million shares traded or 60.85% up from the average. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 6.77% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.80% the S&P500. Some Historical KOS News: 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS WILL RE-SPUD ANAPAI-1 WELL OFF SURINAME; 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD SAYS KOSMOS AND ITS PARTNER WILL RE-SPUD WELL, ANAPAI-1A, TARGETING SAME OBJECTIVES

More recent Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “5 Stocks Rated Buy Under $10 With Massive Upside Potential” on June 16, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Gridsum Holding, Wave Life Sciences, KT, BlackBerry, Kosmos Energy, and …” on June 07, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 11, 2018” with publication date: June 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Kosmos Energy has $13.0 highest and $4.50 lowest target. $8.70’s average target is 12.26% above currents $7.75 stock price. Kosmos Energy had 52 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Citigroup. BMO Capital Markets maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of KOS in report on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, September 25. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KOS in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Monday, January 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, February 5. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, August 7 by Macquarie Research.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. explores for and produces gas and oil in Africa and South America. The company has market cap of $3.08 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.90, from 1.78 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 28 investors sold Kosmos Energy Ltd. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 385.37 million shares or 1.09% less from 389.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership holds 0.03% or 10.14 million shares. Peak6 Lp holds 39,258 shares. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 150 shares. Connecticut-based Ellington Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0.01% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc has invested 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 18,150 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Gsa Llp holds 0.14% or 405,563 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0% or 324,000 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup Inc stated it has 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System accumulated 330,012 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 11,219 shares. Two Sigma Secs Ltd holds 0% or 11,903 shares in its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 16,167 shares. Reilly Fincl, California-based fund reported 460 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 375,672 shares.

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $14.32. About 6,647 shares traded. Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 3 (NXR) has declined 1.45% since June 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Tortoise Investment Management Llc holds 0.81% of its portfolio in Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 3 for 206,005 shares. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. owns 18,269 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, 1607 Capital Partners Llc has 0.04% invested in the company for 56,217 shares. The New York-based Karpus Management Inc. has invested 0.04% in the stock. Capital Investment Advisors Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 27,224 shares.

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