Critical Analysis: Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) versus The Competition
Kinder Morgan Management (NYSE: KMR) is one of 48 public companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Kinder Morgan Management to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and valuation.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Kinder Morgan Management and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Kinder Morgan Management||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Kinder Morgan Management Competitors||192||946||1236||7||2.44|
As a group, “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 1.14%. Given Kinder Morgan Management’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kinder Morgan Management has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Kinder Morgan Management||N/A||N/A||56.60|
|Kinder Morgan Management Competitors||$3.40 billion||$243.09 million||952.47|
Kinder Morgan Management’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Kinder Morgan Management. Kinder Morgan Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
66.7% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.4% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Kinder Morgan Management has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kinder Morgan Management’s competitors have a beta of 1.20, suggesting that their average share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Kinder Morgan Management||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Kinder Morgan Management Competitors||-3.38%||6.54%||2.29%|
Kinder Morgan Management competitors beat Kinder Morgan Management on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
Kinder Morgan Management Company Profile
Kinder Morgan Management, LLC is a limited partner in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P (KMP), and manages and controls its business and affairs pursuant to a delegation of control agreement. Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc., of which Kinder Morgan, Inc. indirectly owns all of the outstanding common equity, is the general partner of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP). Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc., pursuant to a delegation of control agreement among the Company, Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. and KMP, has delegated to the Company, to the fullest extent permitted under Delaware law and KMP’s limited partnership agreement, all of its rights and powers to manage and control the business and affairs of KMP, subject to the general partner’s right to approve specified actions.
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