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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Kinder Morgan (KMI) - Get Kinder Morgan Inc. Report are slumping by 2.3% to $17.40 in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as oil prices trade in the red.

Crude oil (WTI) is falling by 3.27% to $38.10 per barrel and Brent crude is sinking by 3.15% to $39 per barrel this afternoon, according to the index.

The price of the commodity is being weighed down by investor concerns about the growing oversupply, as it seems the two-month rally is waning, Reuters reports.

Since mid-February, oil prices have soared more than 45% ahead of a meeting in April of top OPEC and non-OPEC exporters to discuss a production freeze.

However, there are rising doubts about the outcome of the meeting.

"Verbal intervention, which has obviously helped the market greatly over the past two months, combined with a production slowdown in the U.S., has probably taken (oil) as far as it can. Now the market really wants to see some action," Saxo Bank senior manager Ole Hansen told Reuters.

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Kinder Morgan is a Houston-based energy and energy infrastructure company in North America.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Sell" rating with a score of D+ on the stock.

This is driven by several weaknesses, which should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks covered.

The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: KMI

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