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Is Kinder Morgan, Inc.(NYSE: KMI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/11/2011. Kinder Morgan, Inc. is in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Kinder Morgan, Inc., is 16792.55, and so far today it has a volume of 15478500. Performance year to date since the 2/11/2011 is 50.30%.

To help you determine whether Kinder Morgan, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 592.97 and forward P/E is 28.75. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a value for PEG of 70.85. P/S ratio is 3.58 and the P/B ratio is 1.39. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 99.35 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Kinder Morgan, Inc. is trading at, 21.94 (-0.77% today), Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.28%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.04, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.88% after growing -88.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -1.00%, and -9.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2232.32, and the number of shares float is 1934.38. The senior management bring insider ownership to 13.70%, and institutional ownership is at 56.80%. The float short is 1.75%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.01. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.10%, and also a return on investment of 2.40%.

The ability for Kinder Morgan, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.4, and quick ratio is 0.3. Long term debt/equity is 1.14 and total debt/equity is 1.24. In terms of margins, Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a gross margin of 57.40%, with its operating margin at 16.30%, and Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a profit margin of 0.60%.

The 52 week high is -30.54%, with 100.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.62% and the 200 day simple moving average is 22.05%.

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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