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Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) Stock: A Value Analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is 14.78x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for KMI is 0.92. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 16 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

The average price recommended by analysts for Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) is $20.35, which is $3.89 above the current market price. The public float for KMI is 1.96B and currently, short sellers hold a 1.89% of that float. On March 16, 2023, KMI’s average trading volume was 12.62M shares.

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KMI) stock’s latest price update

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI)’s stock price has decreased by -0.78 compared to its previous closing price of 16.58. but the company has seen a -4.02% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.

KMI’s Market Performance

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has seen a -4.02% fall in stock performance for the week, with a -10.16% decline in the past month and a -9.66% plunge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.16%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.99% for KMI. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -5.17% for KMI stock, with a simple moving average of -8.33% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of KMI

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KMI stocks, with Scotiabank repeating the rating for KMI by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for KMI in the upcoming period, according to Scotiabank is $20 based on the research report published on March 02nd of the current year 2023.

Bernstein, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KMI reach a price target of $22, previously predicting the price at $19. The rating they have provided for KMI stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 01st, 2023.

Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to KMI, setting the target price at $19 in the report published on December 09th of the previous year.

KMI Trading at -8.68% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought KMI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.56% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.99%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.16%, as shares sank -9.79% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.88% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, KMI fell by -4.26%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -17.70% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $17.26. In addition, Kinder Morgan Inc. saw -9.01% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KMI starting from ASHLEY ANTHONY B, who sale 13,232 shares at the price of $18.14 back on Feb 15. After this action, ASHLEY ANTHONY B now owns 27,826 shares of Kinder Morgan Inc., valued at $240,030 using the latest closing price.

Schlosser John W, the V.P. (President, Terminals) of Kinder Morgan Inc., sale 1,500 shares at $18.44 during a trade that took place back on Jan 25, which means that Schlosser John W is holding 19,719 shares at $27,660 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for KMI

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +22.63 for the present operating margin
  • +28.15 for the gross margin

The net margin for Kinder Morgan Inc. stands at +12.96. Equity return is now at value 8.30, with 3.60 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.55.


To wrap up, the performance of Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a bullish of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.