Kinder Morgan Management (NYSE: KMR) is one of 46 publicly-traded companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Kinder Morgan Management to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.2% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Kinder Morgan Management has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kinder Morgan Management’s rivals have a beta of 1.19, indicating that their average share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and its rivals’ 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 -3.34% 5.89% 2.08%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Kinder Morgan Management and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kinder Morgan Management 0 0 0 0 N/A
Kinder Morgan Management Competitors 195 970 1260 8 2.44

As a group, “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 2.79%. Given Kinder Morgan Management’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kinder Morgan Management has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and its rivals top-line 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 $3.12 billion $231.50 million 1,074.78

Kinder Morgan Management’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Kinder Morgan Management. Kinder Morgan Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Kinder Morgan Management rivals 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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