BidaskScore Gives Kosmos Energy (KOS) Lower Rating; Martin Currie LTD Boosted Its Mastercard (MA) Holding

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BidaskScore downgraded the shares of Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) to a Sell rating in a a research report released on Tuesday morning.

Martin Currie Ltd increased Mastercard Inc (MA) stake by 16.7% reported in 2019Q2 SEC filing. Martin Currie Ltd acquired 4,906 shares as Mastercard Inc (MA)’s stock rose 9.46%. The Martin Currie Ltd holds 34,283 shares with $9.07M value, up from 29,377 last quarter. Mastercard Inc now has $290.01B valuation. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $287.46. About 1.83M shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 37.60% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.60% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 02/05/2018 – Mastercard Profit Gets a Boost From Customers Traveling Abroad; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard Incorporated First-Quarter 2018 Financial Results Available on Company’s Website; 26/04/2018 – IFC, MA TO EXPAND PACT TO FOCUS ON EMERGING MARKET INCLUSION; 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Gilberto Caldart President, International; 24/05/2018 – Retailers Say Visa, Mastercard Pressing the Wrong Button; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard: Charges Related to Interchange Rates in Europe; 24/05/2018 – Retailers Met With FTC, Fed Over Concerns About Visa, Mastercard Plans; 06/03/2018 – Fiserv and Mastercard Help Financial Institutions Approve More Genuine Transactions Without Increasing Risk; 07/03/2018 – MASTERCARD TO INTEGRATE ITS PHYSICAL & DIGITAL PAYMENTS TEAMS; 11/04/2018 – U.S. BANK – CLIENTS WHOSE BUSINESS TRAVEL CARDS RUN ON MASTERCARD NETWORK CAN NOW PAY FOR PURCHASES VIA MOBILE DEVICES

Among 3 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Kosmos Energy has $11 highest and $8 lowest target. $9.67’s average target is 56.47% above currents $6.18 stock price. Kosmos Energy had 6 analyst reports since October 3, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8 target in Thursday, October 10 report. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Monday, October 28 with “Buy”. Berenberg maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) rating on Monday, October 28. Berenberg has “Buy” rating and $11 target.

More notable recent Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Should You Worry About Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s (NYSE:KOS) CEO Salary Level? – Yahoo Finance” on November 13, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool” published on November 04, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Investors Who Bought Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Down 36% – Yahoo Finance” on September 23, 2019. More interesting news about Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Examining Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s (NYSE:KOS) Weak Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” published on October 21, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Thursday – Benzinga” with publication date: November 07, 2019.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. explores for and produces gas and oil in Africa and South America. The company has market cap of $2.48 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 has a 15.17 P/E ratio.

The stock increased 3.43% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $6.18. About 3.03 million shares traded. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has declined 21.85% since December 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.85% the S&P500. Some Historical KOS News: 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS: ANAPAI-1 WELL ENCOUNTERED BORE-HOLE STABILITY ISSUES; 24/04/2018 – EU OIL & GAS EXPLORATION : CREDIT SUISSE SAYS TOP PICKS IN THE SECTOR ARE KOSMOS, CAIRN AND NOSTRUM; 21/05/2018 – Kosmos Energy Provides Suriname Activity Update; 09/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.L : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO 700P FROM 650P; 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS WILL RE-SPUD ANAPAI-1 WELL OFF SURINAME; 09/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $7.25 FROM $7.20; 17/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $9.40 FROM $7.25; 07/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY 1Q ADJ LOSS/SHR 6C; 14/05/2018 – Ophir Energy Enters Farm-Out With Kosmos Energy; 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY SAYS ANAPAI-1 WELL DRILLING IN BLOCK 45 OFFSHORE SURINAME ENCOUNTERED SHALLOW BORE HOLE STABILITY ISSUES BEFORE REACHING TARGET INTERVAL

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is Mastercard Incorporated’s (NYSE:MA) CEO Salary Justified? – Yahoo Finance” on December 02, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Mastercard OKs new $8B stock buyback, raises dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on December 03, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mastercard declares $0.40 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on December 03, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Now Mastercard Is A Buy – Seeking Alpha” published on November 19, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard: Taking A Breather – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.94 in 2019Q1. It dived, as 38 investors sold MA shares while 536 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 414 raised stakes. 720.31 million shares or 0.88% less from 726.70 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Renaissance Group Limited Liability Corp holds 111,015 shares or 1.19% of its portfolio. Boston Family Office Ltd Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1,473 shares. Huber Capital Mngmt Lc has invested 1.52% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). 1.34M were reported by Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems. Crestwood Advisors Grp Ltd Llc invested 0.12% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Farmers And Merchants Investments holds 0.08% or 4,583 shares in its portfolio. Page Arthur B holds 20,904 shares or 4.53% of its portfolio. Mogy Joel R Counsel Incorporated reported 1.49% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). First Hawaiian Bancshares invested 0.3% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Eastern Bancorporation holds 0.23% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 13,659 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough holds 2,735 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd Company invested in 0.45% or 120,357 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 558,306 shares. Moreover, Shine Investment Advisory has 0.16% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1,319 shares. Counselors Inc owns 5,606 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock (NYSE:MA), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock has $348 highest and $29100 lowest target. $317.36’s average target is 10.40% above currents $287.46 stock price. Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock had 20 analyst reports since July 10, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rating on Monday, August 5. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $31900 target. On Monday, September 9 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 30 with “Overweight”. On Friday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of MA in report on Wednesday, July 10 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 31. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, July 19. The company was maintained on Friday, November 1 by Guggenheim. As per Thursday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by UBS. On Wednesday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy”.

Since July 16, 2019, it had 2 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $71.87 million activity. On Wednesday, August 7 Mastercard Foundation sold $6.47 million worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 23,850 shares. The insider Uggla Lance Darrell Gordon bought 1,500 shares worth $413,560. DAVIS RICHARD K bought $468,603 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Monday, August 12.

Martin Currie Ltd decreased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 66,209 shares to 26,876 valued at $5.32M in 2019Q2. It also reduced Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX) stake by 5,392 shares and now owns 123,537 shares. Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) was reduced too.

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