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Kosmos Energy Lt is Among the Companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (KOS, PHX, WPX, APA, MRO)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Kosmos Energy Lt ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 43.41. Following is Panhandle Oil-A with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.78. Wpx Energy ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.02.

Apache Corp follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.41, and Marathon Oil rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.36.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio kosmos energy lt panhandle oil-a wpx energy Apache Corp Marathon Oil

Ticker(s): KOS PHX WPX APA MRO