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

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 -3.39% 5.93% 2.09%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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 -125,380.94

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

Insider and Institutional 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

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 rivals have a beta of 1.19, suggesting that their average share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Kinder Morgan Management and its rivals, 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 195 970 1260 8 2.44

As a group, “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 1.86%. Given Kinder Morgan Management’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kinder Morgan Management has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Kinder Morgan Management rivals beat Kinder Morgan Management on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About Kinder Morgan Management

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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