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 respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Kinder Morgan's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Kinder Morgan facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Houston (1992)|
|Market Cap||$29.1 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas storage and transportation|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$8.2 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Richard Kinder
CFO Kimberly Dang
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||18.6%|
|Competitors||Enterprise Products Partners
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,419 members who have rated Kinder Morgan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Pipeline [master limited partnership]. Excellent dividend if your not afraid of a little extra work on your taxes. Expected distribution growth of about eight percent in 2012. Maybe a little pricey but yield is still about 5.4% and I'm a long term, buy and hold income investor.
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