Analyst Ratings for Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, KMI was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 21 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KMI. The maximum price target given was 36, implying a possible profit of 75.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -7.18 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.12 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.25 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.52 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.1 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of KMI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 111.03 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KMI has a PEG ratio of 0.59.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KMI hit 23.36 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 18.31. Today's price is 11.8 percent above the 52-week low, and 12.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. KMI has a P/E ratio of 66.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KMI value stock report compares KMI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $45.41 billion. KMI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.