Stock in Concentration: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Andrew Cummings
March 1, 2017

The recent trading ended with the price almost -2.52 lower for the last 5 trading days, rebounding 30.2% from its 52-week low. The fund acquired 17,300 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $358,000. Capital One National Association increased its stake in shares of Kinder Morgan by 1.7% in the second quarter. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 29,142,387 shares in the company, valued at $623,938,505.67. IndexIQ Advisors LLC raised its position in Kinder Morgan by 114.4% in the third quarter. The company had Year Ago Sales of 3.2 Billion. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 7,501 shares of the company's stock valued at $173,000 after buying an additional 6,320 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 164.4% in the second quarter. (NYSE:KMI) has tumbled 2.43% during the past week and has dropped 5.09% in the last 4 week period.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 3.51, the 50-day is -2.48 and the 20-day is -4.44. The company has a market cap of $47,417 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 2,232,438,900 shares.

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 18th. (NYSE:KMI) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.18/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.18/Share by the difference of $0.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. Gross Margin percentage stands at 55.6% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 22.6 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 4.2 Percent.

Having a price of $21.24, Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) traded -1.39% lower on the day.

For the Current Quarter, 14 analysts are projecting the mean EPS to be $0.15/share.

Given its history, the average earnings announcement surprise was -6.15 percent over the past four quarters. The Next Year EPS growth is 16.2%, Long term annual growth estimate of -0.5%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of -15.95 percent.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 1st were given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, January 30th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.34%. Kinder Morgan's payout ratio is now 200.00%.

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Most recently on 10/24/16 the stock of Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy. Wolfe Research downgraded shares of Kinder Morgan to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Capital One National Association now owns 25,694 shares of the company's stock valued at $481,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the last quarter.

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