Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (DFRG) Reaches $12.65 After 6.00% Down Move; Encompass Capital Advisors Increased Kosmos Energy LTD (KOS) Holding By $15.50 Million

June 14, 2018 - By Sheldon Barnett

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Encompass Capital Advisors Llc increased Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS) stake by 206.67% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc acquired 2.58 million shares as Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS)’s stock rose 16.58%. The Encompass Capital Advisors Llc holds 3.83M shares with $24.15M value, up from 1.25 million last quarter. Kosmos Energy Ltd now has $3.18 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.14% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $8.01. About 859,673 shares traded. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 6.77% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.80% the S&P500. Some Historical KOS News: ; 16/03/2018 Kosmos Energy Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 21/05/2018 – Kosmos Energy Provides Suriname Activity Update; 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS WILL RE-SPUD ANAPAI-1 WELL OFF SURINAME; 21/05/2018 – KOSMOS: ANAPAI-1 WELL ENCOUNTERED BORE-HOLE STABILITY ISSUES; 17/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $9.40 FROM $7.25; 09/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $7.25 FROM $7.20; 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 SAYS ANAPAI-1 WELL DRILLING IN BLOCK 45 OFFSHORE SURINAME ENCOUNTERED SHALLOW BORE HOLE STABILITY ISSUES BEFORE REACHING TARGET INTERVAL; 14/05/2018 – Ophir Energy Enters Farm-Out With Kosmos Energy; 09/05/2018 – KOSMOS ENERGY LTD KOS.L : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO 700P FROM 650P

The stock of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 1.56% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $12.65. About 111,135 shares traded. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) has declined 18.75% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.32% the S&P500. Some Historical DFRG News: ; 07/05/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Sees FY18 Total Comparable Restaurant Sales Growth of 0%-2%; 16/03/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Announces Opening of Del Frisco’s Grille in Westwood; 07/05/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to Buy Barteca Restaurant Group — Deal Digest; 07/05/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Sees FY18 Adj EPS 66c-Adj EPS 76c; 07/05/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant 1Q Adj EPS 10c; 08/03/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Sees FY Total Comp Restaurant Sales Growth Flat to 2%; 16/03/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Announces Opening of Del Frisco’s Grille in Westwood; 15/05/2018 – Driehaus Capital Management Buys 1.8% Position in Del Frisco’s; 13/03/2018 – DEL FRISCO’S RESTAURANT GROUP FILES FOR NON TIMELY 10-K – SEC FILING; 08/03/2018 – Del Frisco’s Restaurant 4Q Rev $121.9MThe move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $257.77M company. It was reported on Jun, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $11.89 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:DFRG worth $15.47 million less.

Analysts await Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.15 per share. DFRG’s profit will be $3.06 million for 21.08 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00% EPS growth.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 6 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $756,150 activity. 6,500 Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) shares with value of $100,620 were bought by Carter Ian Russell. Barr David B also bought $63,800 worth of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) on Thursday, May 10. $241,950 worth of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) shares were bought by Abdallah Norman J. $75,750 worth of stock was bought by Salas Juan on Thursday, May 10. On Monday, May 14 Thomson Neil H bought $24,850 worth of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) or 1,660 shares.

More recent Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Restaurant Stocks I’d Buy Right Now” on June 14, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “On the Border’s new CEO has appetite for growth, innovation” on June 07, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Rush Enterprises, Patrick Industries, A. Schulman, Pareteum, Workiva, and …” with publication date: May 22, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. develops, owns, and operates restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $257.77 million. It owns and operates restaurants under the Del FriscoÂ’s Double Eagle Steak House, SullivanÂ’s Steakhouse, and Del FriscoÂ’s Grille brand names. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers steaks, as well as other menu selections, such as chops and fresh seafood.

Among 8 analysts covering Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:DFRG), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group had 19 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Not Rated” rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Wm Smith. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, May 8 report. As per Wednesday, November 16, the company rating was downgraded by Stephens. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 13 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, July 21. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of DFRG in report on Tuesday, November 29 to “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, March 2, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, January 10. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.86 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 12 investors sold Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 20.11 million shares or 10.14% more from 18.26 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Barclays Public Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG). Ameritas Investment accumulated 2,117 shares. Mackay Shields Limited Liability holds 12,500 shares. Howe And Rusling holds 109 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt invested in 62,681 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Wedge Management L Lp Nc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) for 915,132 shares. Sei Invs Company accumulated 1,277 shares. Wellington Mgmt Grp Llp invested 0% of its portfolio in Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG). Alliancebernstein Lp owns 13,400 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG). The Pennsylvania-based Penn Company has invested 0.23% in Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG). Ironwood Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 60,554 shares or 0.67% of all its holdings. Victory Cap Mgmt owns 88,037 shares. Macquarie Grp invested in 1.16 million shares or 0.03% of the stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt accumulated 770 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.90, from 1.78 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 28 investors sold KOS 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. Goldman Sachs holds 0% or 1.91M shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated reported 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Nomura Inc has invested 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). 42,945 were accumulated by Utah Retirement Sys. Vanguard has 4.16 million shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage accumulated 52,278 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) or 35,210 shares. Bancshares Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 135,244 shares. Federated Invsts Pa holds 28,533 shares. Raymond James And Associates accumulated 149,521 shares or 0% of the stock. Prudential Fin owns 91,404 shares. Bancorp Of America Corp De holds 0% or 75,264 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability holds 17,819 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Northern Tru Corp reported 1.15 million shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Secs Limited Com invested in 210,085 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Kosmos Energy had 52 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital to “Buy” on Thursday, October 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 24. Citigroup maintained the shares of KOS in report on Monday, September 14 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Monday, February 5 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 9. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, March 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 16. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. Jefferies upgraded Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Tuesday, March 13 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, November 16 by RBC Capital Markets.

Encompass Capital Advisors Llc decreased Whiting Pete Corp New stake by 350,000 shares to 850,000 valued at $28.76M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Archrock Inc stake by 764,801 shares and now owns 575,932 shares. Southwestern Energy Co (NYSE:SWN) was reduced too.

More news for Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Gridsum Holding, Wave Life Sciences, KT, BlackBerry, Kosmos Energy, and …” on June 07, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 11, 2018” and published on June 11, 2018 is yet another important article.

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