KINDER MORGAN INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. KINDER MORGAN INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.23 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 178.70% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3463.0||3937.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||333.0||284.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||163.0||363.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||85610.0||76364.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||44553.0||37144.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||43.66||38.48|
|Return on Assets||1.42||1.56|
|Return on Equity||3.46||9.48|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||2188.2||1027.91|
|Div / share||0.48||0.42|
|Book value / share||16.07||12.28|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.422328E7||8732525.0|
HOLD. KINDER MORGAN INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 26.97 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.03. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.99 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.34. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, KINDER MORGAN INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|KMI 42.67||Peers 26.97||KMI 28.61||Peers 23.48|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
KMI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
KMI is trading at a premium to its peers.
|KMI 34.04||Peers 40.46||KMI NM||Peers 0.74|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
KMI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
KMI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|KMI 1.99||Peers 10.34||KMI -34.79||Peers -39.01|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
KMI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, KMI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|KMI 4.58||Peers 2.12||KMI -1.99||Peers -9.01|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
KMI is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
KMI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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