In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman break down what they'll be looking for as Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) reports earnings next week. Joel tells investors that the key thing to follow with this company is whether or not it has the continued cash flow to maintain its distribution yield. He then breaks down several of the key revenue streams for the company, and tells investors what to keep their eyes on to know if these sources of revenue are secure going forward.

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