Take This Into Account Before Investing in Kinder Morgan (KMI)

Kinder Morgan logged a -0.2% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $18.17 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.3% and the Dow Industrial Average posted a 0.2% change. KMI's trading volume is 649,081 compared to the stock's average volume of 18,986,103.

Kinder Morgan trades -8.6% away from its average analyst target price of $19.88 per share. The 17 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $18 to $24, and on average have given Kinder Morgan a rating of hold.

Anyone interested in buying KMI should be aware of the facts below:

  • Kinder Morgan's Graham number (a purchase price with a built-in margin of safety) is $16.02, which is 13.4% away from its current price

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 0.8, Kinder Morgan has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.6 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • KMI has a forward P/E ratio of 19.8 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) is $0.92 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -5.87 -- a number near or below 1 signifying that Kinder Morgan is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.3 compared to its sector average of 1.45

  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America.

  • Based in Houston, the company has 10,529 full time employees and a market cap of $41,199,202,304. Kinder Morgan currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.8%.

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