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.

KMI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 36, implying a possible profit of 75.87 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -7.18 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.1 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of KMI to grow at a rate of 111.03 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KMI is 0.59.

KMI has traded between a high of 23.36 and a low of 18.31 over the past year. Today's price is 11.8 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.37 percent. KMI has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.