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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KMI. The highest price target was 36, implying potential capital gains of 75.87 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 19, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.12 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.52 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.1 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of KMI is 0.59.

KMI has a 52-week high of 23.36 and a 52-week low of 18.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.8 percent, 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 market cap of KMI is $45.41 billion. KMI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.