3. As of noon trading, Kinder Morgan ( KMI) is down $0.39 (-1.0%) to $36.88 on light volume Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.78-$37.35 after having opened the day at $37.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.27.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns and operates energy transportation and storage assets in the United States and Canada. The company operates in six segments: Products Pipelines-KMP, Natural Gas Pipelines KMP, CO2 KMP, Terminals KMP, Kinder Morgan Canada KMP, and NGPL PipeCo LLC. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $38.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Kinder Morgan Ratings Report now.

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