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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)?

The company in question is, Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) currently with a stock price of 21.05 (0.48% today). The market cap for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 46462.07, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Pipelines industry. The target price for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 20.79. Currently Kinder Morgan, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 551.32, and a forward P/E of 26.86. Average volume for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 16559.2 and so far today it is 10258461.

Performance in the last year for Kinder Morgan, Inc. has been -37.83%. For EPS growth, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has seen a growth of -88.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.20%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.80% over the last five years and could be 8.59% for the next five years. Kinder Morgan, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -11.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -37.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 14.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.44%.

Since the IPO date for Kinder Morgan, Inc. on the 2/11/2011, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 42.64%. With Kinder Morgan, Inc. trading at 21.05, the dividend yield is 2.39%, and the EPS is 0.04.

So could Kinder Morgan, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 551.32. The PEG is 64.15, P/S is 3.32 and the P/B is at 1.33. The P/cash is 73.87, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.6, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.2, and total debt/equity at 1.25.

In terms of margins, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a gross margin of 56.10%, an operating margin of 15.60% and a profit margin of 0.50%.Payout ratio for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to 0.10% with return on investment coming to 2.40%.

Insider ownership for Kinder Morgan, Inc., is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 56.80%. Outstanding shares are at 2217.76. While shares float is 1933.09. The float short is currently 1.87%, and short ratio is 2.18.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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