4. As of noon trading, Kinder Morgan ( KMI) is up $0.40 (1.1%) to $36.14 on average volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.75-$36.18 after having opened the day at $35.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.74.

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 $36.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kinder Morgan Ratings Report now.

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