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How to buy Kinder Morgan stock | $16.49

Learn how to easily invest in Kinder Morgan stock.

Kinder Morgan Inc is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Kinder Morgan shares (KMI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kinder Morgan employs 10,524 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Kinder Morgan stock price (NYSE: KMI)

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Kinder Morgan shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$16.49
52-week range$10.71 - $18.88
50-day moving average $16.58
200-day moving average $17.26
Wall St. target price$18.69
PE ratio 21.2517
Dividend yield $1.065 (6.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.75

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Kinder Morgan price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.49 from 2021-09-23

1 week (2021-09-13) N/A
1 month (2021-08-24) 0.06%
3 months (2021-06-24) -9.59%
6 months (2021-03-24) 1.85%
1 year (2020-09-24) 34.28%
2 years (2019-09-24) -19.83%
3 years (2018-09-24) 17.89
5 years (2016-09-23) 21.94

Is Kinder Morgan under- or over-valued?

Valuing Kinder Morgan stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kinder Morgan's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Kinder Morgan's P/E ratio

Kinder Morgan's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Kinder Morgan shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Kinder Morgan's PEG ratio

Kinder Morgan's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8141. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Kinder Morgan's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Kinder Morgan's EBITDA

Kinder Morgan's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.6 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kinder Morgan's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kinder Morgan financials

Revenue TTM $14.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 31.09%
Gross profit TTM $6.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.94%
Return on equity TTM 5.5%
Profit margin 11.91%
Book value $13.56
Market capitalisation $36.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kinder Morgan shares

There are currently 37.9 million Kinder Morgan shares held short by investors – that's known as Kinder Morgan's "short interest". This figure is 0.1% up from 37.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kinder Morgan shares can be evaluated.

Kinder Morgan's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kinder Morgan's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kinder Morgan shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kinder Morgan shares traded daily (recently around 12.9 million). Kinder Morgan's SIR currently stands at 2.93. In other words for every 100,000 Kinder Morgan shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2930 shares are currently held short.

However Kinder Morgan's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kinder Morgan shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kinder Morgan shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kinder Morgan's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kinder Morgan shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0195% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kinder Morgan shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Kinder Morgan.

Find out more about how you can short Kinder Morgan stock.

Kinder Morgan's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Kinder Morgan.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Kinder Morgan's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Kinder Morgan's overall score of 19.31 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Kinder Morgan is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Kinder Morgan's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.05/100

Kinder Morgan's environmental score of 7.05 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Kinder Morgan is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Kinder Morgan's social score

Social score: 5.04/100

Kinder Morgan's social score of 5.04 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Kinder Morgan is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Kinder Morgan's governance score

Governance score: 3.73/100

Kinder Morgan's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Kinder Morgan is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Kinder Morgan's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Kinder Morgan scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Kinder Morgan has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Kinder Morgan Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.31
Total ESG percentile 16.98
Environmental score 7.05
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 5.04
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 3.73
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 2

Kinder Morgan share dividends

81%

Dividend payout ratio: 81.3% of net profits

Recently Kinder Morgan has paid out, on average, around 81.3% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kinder Morgan shareholders could enjoy a 6.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kinder Morgan's case, that would currently equate to about $1.065 per share.

Kinder Morgan's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Kinder Morgan's most recent dividend payout was on 15 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Kinder Morgan's shares ever split?

Kinder Morgan's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 19 January 2015. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kinder Morgan shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kinder Morgan shares which in turn could have impacted Kinder Morgan's share price.

Kinder Morgan share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kinder Morgan's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.7135 up to $18.8783. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KMI.US volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kinder Morgan's is 1.1103. This would suggest that Kinder Morgan's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Kinder Morgan overview

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. The company operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines, Terminals, and CO2 segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline, and underground storage systems; natural gas gathering systems and natural gas processing and treating facilities; natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and transportation systems; and liquefied natural gas liquefaction and storage facilities. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, and crude oil and condensate pipelines; and associated product terminals and petroleum pipeline transmix facilities. The Terminals segment owns and/or operates liquids and bulk terminals that stores and handles various commodities, including gasoline, diesel fuel, chemicals, ethanol, metals, and petroleum coke; and owns tankers. The CO2 segment produces, transports, and markets CO2 to recovery and production crude oil from mature oil fields; and owns interests in/or operates oil fields and gasoline processing plants, as well as operates a crude oil pipeline system in West Texas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Kinder Morgan is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.573% of Kinder Morgan shares are held by insiders and 57.04% by institutions.
How many people work for Kinder Morgan?
Latest data suggests 10,524 work at Kinder Morgan.
When does the fiscal year end for Kinder Morgan?
Kinder Morgan's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Kinder Morgan based?
Kinder Morgan's address is: 1001 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
What is Kinder Morgan's ISIN number?
Kinder Morgan's international securities identification number is: US49456B1017
What is Kinder Morgan's CUSIP number?
Kinder Morgan's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 49455P101

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