In the latest trading session, 2.6 million Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 0.93. With the company’s most recent per share price at $17.07 changing hands around $0.13 or 0.76% at last look, the market valuation stands at $37.94B. KMI’s current price is a discount, trading about -13.36% off its 52-week high of $19.35. The share price had its 52-week low at $15.89, which suggests the last value was 6.91% up since then. When we look at Kinder Morgan Inc’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 13.41 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 13.38 million.
Analysts gave the Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 2.48. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 1 out of 23 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 4 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 13 recommended KMI as a Hold, 5 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. Kinder Morgan Inc’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.3.
Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) trade information
Instantly KMI is in green as seen in intraday trades today. With action 1.60%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The jump to weekly highs of 17.09 on Monday, 11/20/23 added 0.76% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date downside of -5.59%, with the 5-day performance at 1.60% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) is 0.52% up. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 30.4 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 2.1 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $20.34, meaning bulls need an upside of 16.08% from its recent market value. According to analyst projections, KMI’s forecast low is $17.00 with $23.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -34.74% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to tank 0.41% for it to hit the projected low.
Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the Kinder Morgan Inc share is performing relatively much better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot 3.20% over the past 6 months, a -5.17% in annual growth rate that is considerably higher than the industry average of -5.50%. Moreover, analysts have looked to lower expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for Kinder Morgan Inc will fall -3.20%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit 6.70% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach -16.50% down from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 6 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $4.42 billion. 3 analysts are of the opinion that Kinder Morgan Inc’s revenue for the quarter ending Mar 2024 will be $4.59 billion. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $4.58 billion and $3.89 billion respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at -3.50%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at 18.10%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of 157.59%. The 2023 estimates are for Kinder Morgan Inc earnings to decrease by -5.41%, but the outlook for the next 5-year period is at 0.30% per year.
Kinder Morgan Inc is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report between January 16 and January 22. The 6.62% annual yield figure for the share gives it an annual dividend of 1.13. It is important to note, however, that the 6.62% dividend yield ratio should serve as a guide only, as you should also take into consideration many other aspects of a company’s operations and fundamentals before making any investment decision.
Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 12.69% of Kinder Morgan Inc shares while 64.37% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 73.72%. There are 64.37% institutions holding the Kinder Morgan Inc stock share, with Vanguard Group Inc the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 7.78% of the shares, roughly 173.46 million KMI shares worth $2.99 billion.
Blackrock Inc. holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 7.02% or 156.36 million shares worth $2.69 billion as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Jun 29, 2023 were Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Select Sector SPDR Fund-Energy Select. With 59.29 million shares estimated at $1.02 billion under it, the former controlled 2.66% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Select Sector SPDR Fund-Energy Select held about 2.41% of the shares, roughly 53.69 million shares worth around $924.6 million.