Active Broker’s Choice in Focus: Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM)

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.60% to close at $6.59 with the total traded volume of 102371 shares. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) reported that pricing of a previously reported underwritten public offering of 30,000,000 of its common shares, all of which were offered by funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC and The Blackstone Group L.P., respectively (the “Selling Shareholders”). The price to the public was $6.65 per share. The Offering is expected to close on January 18, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

Kosmos will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the common shares. Barclays is acting as the underwriter of the Offering.The Offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, including a prospectus, filed by Kosmos with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 22, 2015. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents Kosmos has filed with the SEC for more complete information about Kosmos and the Offering. The firm has institutional ownership of 60.50%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 9.29. KOS attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 with week performance of -6.36%.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) [Trend Analysis] moved up reacts as active mover, shares a gain 0.13% to traded at $168.18 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.01%. IBM (NYSE: IBM) reported that Ermes Group, the largest and most diversified retailer in Cyprus, is leveraging its cloud-based Watson Commerce pricing optimization solutions to help ensure that product markdowns resonate with value-seeking consumers while maximizing profits for across all of its retail locations relating to Debenhams Department Stores, Next Stores, Oviesse Stores, Peacocks Stores and Uber Stores.Product pricing mark downs are a common practice for retailers.

The challenge is identifying the ideal price point and timing of these discounts to deliver cost-conscious consumers great deals while avoiding the need to sell items at a loss that erodes potential profits. This was precisely the issue for Ermes Group, which decided to move from a rather manual approach to IBM’s cloud-based Watson Price Optimization capabilities. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.20 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2 and price to cash ratio remained 15.87. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 76.40% and return on investment was 23.40% while its return on asset stayed at 10.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 2.50.

 

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