Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI) Stock: Bulls Should Check This

The trading price of Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) closed higher on Tuesday, April 02, closing at $18.42, 0.05% higher than its previous close.

The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 17.32, while its 5Y monthly beta was 0.88. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $18.48 and a 52-week low of $15.89. Over the past month, the stock has gained 5.50% in value.

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Kinder Morgan Inc, whose market valuation is $40.88 billion at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Apr 17, 2024 – Apr 22, 2024. The dividend yield on the company stock is 6.13%, while its Forward Dividend ratio is 1.13. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by $0.34 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of $1.23 for 2024 and $1.27 for 2025. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of 16.00% this year and 3.30% next year.

Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $4.47 billion for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $4.19 billion and highs of $4.97 billion. The average estimate suggests sales will likely up by 14.90% this quarter compared to what was recorded in the comparable quarter last year. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2024 is $17.72 billion. The company’s revenue is forecast to grow by 16.90% over what it did in 2024.

A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of Kinder Morgan Inc No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest KMI has a 100% Buy on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 50% Buy, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Buy.

If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 3.27, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that KMI’s price is currently 2.81% off the SMA20 and 5.93% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 69.83, and weekly volatility stands at 1.33%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 1.32%. Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI)’s beta value is currently sitting at 0.89, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.25.

To see how Kinder Morgan Inc stock has been performing in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: KMI stock’s performance was 0.05% in the latest trading, and 6.47% in the past year. Kinder Morgan Inc has a P/E ratio of 17.32.

An evaluation of the daily trading volume of Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) indicates that the 3-month average is 14.44 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 12.45 million.

Currently, records show that 2.22 billion of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 12.83% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 63.91%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Mar 15, 2024, stood at 34.2 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 2.52 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 1.54% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in March were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 28.67 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen 4.42% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.