Kinder Morgan (KMI) Competitors

$18.81
+0.05 (+0.27%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

KMI vs. WMB, TRGP, TRP, ET, EPD, WES, MPLX, CVE, LNG, and FANG

Should you be buying Kinder Morgan stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Kinder Morgan include Williams Companies (WMB), Targa Resources (TRGP), TC Energy (TRP), Energy Transfer (ET), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Western Midstream Partners (WES), Mplx (MPLX), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Cheniere Energy (LNG), and Diamondback Energy (FANG). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Kinder Morgan vs.

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) and Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, risk, community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Williams Companies has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kinder Morgan has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Kinder Morgan received 141 more outperform votes than Williams Companies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 72.77% of users gave Williams Companies an outperform vote while only 66.97% of users gave Kinder Morgan an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Williams CompaniesOutperform Votes
676
72.77%
Underperform Votes
253
27.23%
Kinder MorganOutperform Votes
817
66.97%
Underperform Votes
403
33.03%

Williams Companies has a net margin of 29.22% compared to Williams Companies' net margin of 16.08%. Kinder Morgan's return on equity of 16.20% beat Williams Companies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Williams Companies29.22% 16.20% 4.64%
Kinder Morgan 16.08%7.85%3.57%

In the previous week, Kinder Morgan had 30 more articles in the media than Williams Companies. MarketBeat recorded 44 mentions for Kinder Morgan and 14 mentions for Williams Companies. Williams Companies' average media sentiment score of 1.08 beat Kinder Morgan's score of 0.76 indicating that Kinder Morgan is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Williams Companies
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Kinder Morgan
26 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Kinder Morgan pays an annual dividend of $1.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. Williams Companies pays out 72.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Kinder Morgan pays out 104.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Williams Companies has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Kinder Morgan has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Williams Companies presently has a consensus price target of $39.22, suggesting a potential downside of 0.07%. Kinder Morgan has a consensus price target of $20.20, suggesting a potential upside of 7.39%. Given Williams Companies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kinder Morgan is more favorable than Williams Companies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Williams Companies
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.30
Kinder Morgan
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29

Williams Companies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Kinder Morgan. Williams Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kinder Morgan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Williams Companies$10.91B4.38$3.18B$2.6214.98
Kinder Morgan$15.29B2.73$2.39B$1.1017.10

86.4% of Williams Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.5% of Kinder Morgan shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Williams Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of Kinder Morgan shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Williams Companies beats Kinder Morgan on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KMI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KMI vs. The Competition

MetricKinder MorganNatural gas transmission IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$41.75B$19.67B$8.16B$17.43B
Dividend Yield6.00%5.65%11.38%3.56%
P/E Ratio17.1022.2718.4922.87
Price / Sales2.732.8494.7511.66
Price / Cash8.858.1510.8917.62
Price / Book1.322.373.184.91
Net Income$2.39B$1.58B$994.50M$963.51M
7 Day Performance5.91%3.43%1.49%2.32%
1 Month Performance4.15%2.60%2.93%-2.03%
1 Year Performance6.75%43.47%4.48%90.14%

Kinder Morgan Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WMB
Williams Companies
3.3501 of 5 stars
$37.58
-0.3%
$39.44
+5.0%
+29.6%$45.79B$10.91B14.345,601Upcoming Earnings
TRGP
Targa Resources
4.4343 of 5 stars
$111.78
-0.4%
$117.92
+5.5%
+53.4%$24.88B$16.06B30.463,182
TRP
TC Energy
3.7068 of 5 stars
$35.28
+0.5%
$48.83
+38.4%
-12.6%$35.28B$11.80B17.387,415Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
ET
Energy Transfer
2.7162 of 5 stars
$15.53
+1.9%
$17.83
+14.9%
+24.3%$52.31B$78.59B14.2413,786Positive News
EPD
Enterprise Products Partners
4.1857 of 5 stars
$28.44
+0.1%
$32.58
+14.6%
+7.8%$61.65B$49.72B11.287,500
WES
Western Midstream Partners
2.2872 of 5 stars
$34.65
+0.6%
$30.64
-11.6%
+33.4%$13.18B$3.11B13.331,377Dividend Increase
MPLX
Mplx
1.8701 of 5 stars
$40.22
+0.6%
$43.86
+9.0%
+19.3%$40.65B$11.28B10.565,810Upcoming Earnings
CVE
Cenovus Energy
4.6088 of 5 stars
$20.66
-0.2%
$26.67
+29.1%
+21.6%$38.53B$38.67B13.086,925News Coverage
Positive News
LNG
Cheniere Energy
3.1306 of 5 stars
$160.47
+2.3%
$193.30
+20.5%
N/A$37.01B$20.39B3.961,605Analyst Report
FANG
Diamondback Energy
4.5774 of 5 stars
$199.60
-0.8%
$195.95
-1.8%
+44.9%$35.60B$8.41B11.511,023Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:KMI) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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