Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO)’s stock declined by 5.42%, Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS)

Posted by Lynn Eisler May 22, 2013 0 Comment 988 views


Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) began the day’s trading session at a price of $6.89 and closed the day at $6.98. The stock declined 5.42%. During the day, the company saw 1.93 million shares change hands. On an average, in the last 30 days, the number of shares traded each day stands at 5.80 million. The day’s trading saw the share blow up to a high of $7.20 and cool down to a low of $6.89. Compare this to its 52-week price range of $6.58 – $16.20. The positive earnings-per-share figure of $0.27 posted by the company reveals that it is enjoying profits. The company boasts of a healthy current ratio, a figure of 4.90, suggesting prudent working capital handling. The distance of the stock price from its 50-day simple moving average is -13.00%. The company’s operating margin is 39.58% while its profit margin is 27.72%. The mean of analysts’ recommendation regarding the stock is 2.10 (where 1= buy; 5=sell), meaning a trader should buy the stock.

Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) began the day’s trading session at an opening price of $11.22 and closed the day at $11.15. The stock declined by 6.46%. During the day, the company saw 541.921K shares change hands. On an average, in the last 30 days, the number of shares traded each day stands at 684.315K. The day’s trading saw the share blow up to a high of $11.64 and cool down to a low of $11.00. Compare this to its 52-week price range of $8.19 – $13.05. The negative earnings per share figure of -$0.18 posted by the company reveals that it is suffering losses. The company boasts of a healthy current ratio, a figure of 3.94, suggesting prudent working capital handling. The distance of the stock price from its 50-day simple moving average is 3.59%. The company’s operating margin is 5.08% while its profit margin is -9.97%. The company returns a meager -6.54% on average equity.

The company had news from its exploration well, Sipo-1, situated at Cameroon. There are indications of a functioning oil system but commercial reserves remained elusive.


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