Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, energy storage and transportation company Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE:KMP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Kinder Morgan and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Kinder Morgan facts

Headquarters (founded)

Houston (1992)

Market Cap

$29.0 billion

Industry

Oil and gas storage and transportation

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$8.4 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Richard Kinder

CFO Kimberly Dang

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

17.9%

Cash/Debt

$532.0 million / $19.5 billion

Dividend Yield

6.3%

Competitors

Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD)

Koch Industries

TransMontaigne

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 1,502 members who have rated Kinder Morgan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, All-Star callumturcan, touched on the tailwinds working in Kinder Morgan's favor:

US oil production is going to rise from 6.7 million bpd now to over 11 million bpd by 2020 according to the [International Energy Agency]. Combined with soaring natural gas production and the fact that the US is about to start exporting LNG, pipeline operators are [poised] to be great buys and will see a surge in their stock prices in the coming years. Plus [Kinder Morgan] has pipelines that go to Canada's oil sands. Bullish on [Kinder Morgan].

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