3. As of noon trading, Kinder Morgan ( KMI) is down $0.55 (-1.4%) to $37.64 on average volume Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.57-$38.59 after having opened the day at $38.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.19.

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 $40.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.1% 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 buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Kinder Morgan Ratings Report now.

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