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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 48128.87. 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 22.07 (with a change from open of 1.73%), this in conjunction with a target price of 23.44. Volume today has so far reached 7969472, with an average volume of about 16884.75. The GAP for this stock, is 1.02%.

The P/E ratio is 580.27, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 28.14. 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 47.08%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Kinder Morgan, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 13.88% 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 56.70%. Shares outstanding is 2241.68, while shares float is at a value of 1934.38. Float short for Kinder Morgan, Inc. is 1.75% and the short ratio is 2.

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 69.33. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.52, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.36 and Price/cash is 97.62, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are 4.25% and 23.31% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -30.14% and the 52 week low is 101.37%.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.33%, with a current price of 22.07. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . 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 -2.94%, with performance for the month coming to -1.29%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 19.75%, and for the half year the performance is -27.49%. Volatility for this week is 2.91% and for the month this is 2.39%.

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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