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Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 47196.71. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 20.69 (with a change from open of 0.32%), this in conjunction with a target price of 23.67. Volume today has so far reached 10660988, with an average volume of about 16063.82. The GAP for this stock, is -0.58%.

The P/E ratio is 560.81, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 26.95. The current EPS for Kinder Morgan, Inc., is 0.04, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -88.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 42.15%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Kinder Morgan, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 14.93% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.37%. Quarter over quarter is -1.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -9.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 17.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 12.90%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 13.70% and institutional ownership is 56.80%. Shares outstanding is 2274.54, while shares float is at a value of 1934.38. Float short for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 1.76% and the short ratio is 2.12.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.14, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.24. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.4, and the quick ratio is 0.3. The most recent gross margin is 57.40% and their operating margin is 16.30%. The profit margin is 0.60%.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 0.10%, and on investment, 2.40%. Return on equity is 0.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 67. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.45, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.32 and Price/cash is 95.73, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -4.83% and 12.29% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -34.28% and the 52 week low is 88.86%.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.41%, with a current price of 20.69. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Pipelines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Kinder Morgan, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry means that Kinder Morgan, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -7.28%, with performance for the month coming to -5.08%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.10%, and for the half year the performance is -31.37%. Volatility for this week is 2.54% and for the month this is 2.49%.

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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