Traders sold shares of Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $71.35 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $82.65 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $11.30 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 $0.48 for the day and closed at $21.78

Several brokerages have recently commented on KMI. Vetr downgraded Kinder Morgan from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $21.89 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $23.00 price objective on Kinder Morgan and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective on shares of Kinder Morgan in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Barclays PLC increased their price objective on Kinder Morgan from $20.00 to $25.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Kinder Morgan in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Kinder Morgan has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.18.

The company has a market capitalization of $48.62 billion and a PE ratio of 777.86. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $20.15 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.24.

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.15. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. The business earned $3.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.45 billion. The business’s revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Kinder Morgan Inc. will post $0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 15th. Investors of record on Monday, August 1st were given a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 28th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.30%.

A number of institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Ancora Advisors LLC boosted its position in Kinder Morgan by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 50,566 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,139,000 after buying an additional 802 shares during the period. Opus Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Kinder Morgan by 24.7% in the fourth quarter. Opus Investment Management Inc. now owns 116,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,731,000 after buying an additional 23,000 shares during the period. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. boosted its position in Kinder Morgan by 29.8% in the fourth quarter. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. now owns 126,337 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,885,000 after buying an additional 29,004 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Kinder Morgan by 55.3% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 104,180 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,554,000 after buying an additional 37,098 shares during the period. Finally, Andra AP fonden boosted its position in Kinder Morgan by 42.1% in the fourth quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 161,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,413,000 after buying an additional 47,900 shares during the period.

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

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