Why Kinder Morgan Is Poised to Outperform
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 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
Houston, Texas (1992)
Oil and gas storage and transportation
Chairman/CEO Richard Kinder
CFO Kimberly Dang
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$527.0 million/$17.4 billion
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,538 members who have rated Kinder Morgan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Natural gas is going to be one of the largest long term success stories in the history of U.S. energy production. While companies exploring and drilling NG have lagged due to cost overruns a company like Kinder Morgan makes money regardless through a 'toll-road' model. They maintain pricing power through the ownership of assets that are nearly impossible to replicate. As the electric grid switches over from coal to NG demand is sure to rise making this 'sure-thing' investment a must own in any dividend growth portfolio.
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