Kinder Morgan Inc.Find Ratings Reports
KINDER MORGAN INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged 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 0.32 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.82% 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||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3418.0||3424.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||524.0||440.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||363.0||486.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||79011.0||79793.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||38037.0||39392.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.44||45.12|
|Return on Assets||0.33||1.04|
|Return on Equity||0.32||1.95|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||2203.97||2230.15|
|Div / share||0.13||0.13|
|Book value / share||15.28||15.53|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.5667297E7||1.587012E7|
HOLD. KINDER MORGAN INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 29.82 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.78. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.08 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.68. The current price-to-sales ratio is 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 330.00||Peers 29.82||KMI 7.78||Peers 9.56|
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.
Discount. 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 discount to its peers.
|KMI 17.46||Peers 18.37||KMI 0.04||Peers 0.60|
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.
Discount. 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 trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|KMI 1.08||Peers 4.68||KMI -83.88||Peers 502.70|
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 2.65||Peers 2.43||KMI 3.10||Peers 27.96|
Average. 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 valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
KMI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth