Traders sold shares of Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $53.94 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $63.58 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $9.64 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Kinder Morgan had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Kinder Morgan traded up $0.13 for the day and closed at $21.03

Several research firms recently weighed in on KMI. Vetr upgraded shares of Kinder Morgan from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $19.80 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kinder Morgan in a research report on Sunday, May 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kinder Morgan in a research report on Sunday, May 22nd. Argus restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kinder Morgan in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Barclays PLC decreased their price objective on shares of Kinder Morgan from $21.00 to $20.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Kinder Morgan currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.10.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $18.43 and its 200 day moving average is $17.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $46.93 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 808.85.

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 20th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.07. The firm earned $3.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.76 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.58 earnings per share. Kinder Morgan’s quarterly revenue was down 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Kinder Morgan Inc. will post $0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its position in Kinder Morgan by 45.3% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 1,305,227 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,474,000 after buying an additional 406,783 shares in the last quarter. Smith Salley & Associates increased its position in Kinder Morgan by 72.3% in the fourth quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 321,749 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,800,000 after buying an additional 135,054 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. increased its position in Kinder Morgan by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 247,279 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,689,000 after buying an additional 17,057 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in Kinder Morgan by 63.9% in the fourth quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 382,709 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,710,000 after buying an additional 149,208 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cypress Asset Management Inc. TX increased its position in Kinder Morgan by 10.4% in the fourth quarter. Cypress Asset Management Inc. TX now owns 210,073 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,134,000 after buying an additional 19,770 shares in the last quarter.

Kinder Morgan, Inc (KMI) is an energy infrastructure and energy company in North America. The Company operates through six segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada and Other. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment includes interstate and intrastate pipelines and its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.

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