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) pushed the Energy industry higher today making it today's featured energy winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.8%. By the end of trading, Kinder Morgan rose $0.40 (1.1%) to $35.92 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,120,924 shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,238,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $35.53-$36.08 after having opened the day at $35.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.52. Other companies within the Energy industry that increased today were:
), up 20.6%,
), up 19.8%,
), up 10.3% and
), up 6.6%.
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Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns and operates energy transportation and storage assets in the United States and Canada. The company operates in six segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines KMP, CO2 KMP, Terminals KMP, Kinder Morgan Canada KMP, and Other. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $36.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share.
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On the negative front,
), down 16.9%,
), down 8.3%,
), down 6.2% and
), down 6.1% , were all laggards within the energy industry with
) being today's energy industry laggard.
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