Analysts Anticipate Kinder Morgan (KMI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.44 Billion

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Analysts Anticipate Kinder Morgan (KMI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.44 Billion

Country Trust Bank's holdings in Kinder Morgan were worth $15,716,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. A company that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a company that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.17 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Kinder Morgan will post 0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. On Friday, March 2 the company was maintained by UBS. Zacks Investment Research's sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Kinder Morgan. The titles are as follows: "Kinder Morgan: Holding Pattern" brought out on April 22, 2018, "What Kinder Morgan's Dividend Hike Portends" on April 19, 2018, "Kinder Morgan: Is The Worst Behind Us?" with a publish date: April 22, 2018, "Trudeau presses for Trans Mountain pipeline" and the last "Kinder Morgan: Too Cheap To Ignore" with publication date: April 26, 2018. The pipeline company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. Kinder Morgan had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 4.57%. The firm had revenue of $3.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.56 billion. (NYSE:KMI). Viking Fund Ltd Company holds 965,000 shs or 2.85% of its capital. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $21.51. JPMorgan Chase lowered their target price on Kinder Morgan from $22.00 to $21.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, February 12th. On Tuesday, April 17 Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KMI in report with "Overweight" rating. Analysts at Rodman & Renshaw Reiterated the shares of Plug Power Inc.to Buy when they released a research note on April 6th, 2017, but they now have set a price target of $4, which is an increase from the previous $3. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock. Kinder Morgan presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $21.32. They noted that the move was a valuation call. In Monday, January 29 report Argus Research upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the a year ago is C$20.42.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.12 during the last trading session, touching $16.64.Currently Kinder Morgan, Inc.is downtrending after 28.25% change in last May 14, 2017. Financial Advantage Inc. grew its stake in shares of Kinder Morgan by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank began coverage on Kinder Morgan in a research note on Thursday, April 19th. Confluence Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Kinder Morgan by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 6,876,876 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $124,266,000 after purchasing an additional 282,389 shares in the last quarter. It also reduced Vale S A (NYSE:VALE) stake by 2.63 million shares and now owns 2.44M shares. Abbot Financial Management Inc. now owns 44,454 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $669,000 after acquiring an additional 3,400 shares in the last quarter. Sit Investment Associates Inc. grew its stake in Kinder Morgan by 237.1% during the 4th quarter. Wealthstreet Investment Advisors LLC now owns 57,251 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $862,000 after acquiring an additional 3,414 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 62.63% of the company's stock.

KML stock traded down C$0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching C$17.27. Kinder Morgan has a 1 year low of $14.69 and a 1 year high of $21.25. The company has a current ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $36.42 billion, a PE ratio of 25.23, a P/E/G ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 0.62.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 15th. On Monday, April 30 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Kinder Morgan, Inc. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, April 27th.

Kinder Morgan, Inc operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. The value there would make it reasonable for the investors to decide the dimensions of Kinder Morgan, Inc. not at all like the standard sales or statistics of their aggregate resources.

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