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Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) Beta Value: Understanding the Market Risk

The price-to-earnings ratio for Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is above average at 15.32x. The 36-month beta value for KMI is also noteworthy at 0.93. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 15 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”

The average price estimated by analysts for KMI is $20.36, which is $3.27 above than the current price. The public float for KMI is 1.95B, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.80% of that float. The average trading volume of KMI on September 19, 2023 was 12.96M shares.

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KMI) stock’s latest price update

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has seen a decline in its stock price by -0.29 in relation to its previous close of 17.07. However, the company has experienced a 2.10% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Motley Fool reported 2023-09-18 that Kinder Morgan has plenty of fuel to continue increasing its high-yielding dividend. Verizon recently extended its dividend growth streak to 17 straight years.

KMI’s Market Performance

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has seen a 2.10% rise in stock performance for the week, with a -1.85% decline in the past month and a -0.12% plunge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.56%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.46% for KMI. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -0.73% for KMI’s stock, with a -2.51% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

KMI Trading at -1.93% 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 -12.06% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.46%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.56%, as shares sank -2.35% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.59% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, KMI rose by +2.10%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -9.85% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $17.13. In addition, Kinder Morgan Inc. saw -5.86% 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 Mody Sital K, who sale 55,849 shares at the price of $17.36 back on Aug 04. After this action, Mody Sital K now owns 0 shares of Kinder Morgan Inc., valued at $969,578 using the latest closing price.

Schlosser John W, the V.P. (President, Terminals) of Kinder Morgan Inc., sale 1,500 shares at $18.09 during a trade that took place back on Jul 25, which means that Schlosser John W is holding 10,719 shares at $27,142 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. The total capital return value is set at 6.82, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.18. Equity return is now at value 8.10, with 3.60 for asset returns.

Based on Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI), the company’s capital structure generated 104.34 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 51.06. Total debt to assets is 45.77, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 93.17. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 45.60.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.27, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.44. The receivables turnover for the company is 11.33 and the total asset turnover is 0.27. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.55.


In summary, Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. 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.