Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has recently made its way into the research list of Jefferies – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was upgraded to a rating of Buy in the eyes of Jefferies, whereas its previous rating was Hold in the eyes of Jefferies, as reported on Thursday, December 20th, 2018. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Credit Suisse on Thursday October 11th, 2018, with this firm Initiated KMI to an updated rating of Outperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) have moved by 12.32% and 18.38%, respectively.

Brokerage Updates Related to Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Stock

This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 3.90% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 21 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Strong Buy rating. Not a single analyst have given an underperform rating, 1 has given a sell rating and 10 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 21 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $21.37. Moreover, individual price targets range between $17.00-$25.00. With its recent move to $21.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 24.04% in one year.

Updates from Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) SEC Form 4

This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 10.80% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Executive Chairman at Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) bought some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Mar 04. Similarly, KINDER RICHARD D bought 76,836 shares of the organization’s stock at $19.30 apiece and racked up $1,482,927 in earnings from the purchase. Now, KINDER RICHARD D holds 237,988,493 shares of the company following the exchange. A Executive Chairman of the organization named KINDER RICHARD D, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Feb 28 that managed to be worth $5,768,100 from the purchase of 300,000 common shares at a price of $19.23 per individual share.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) Results in the Pipeline

The next scheduled release of financial results for Kinder Morgan, Inc. will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.26. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $3,806.50 million.

Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $3,781.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.25. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $3,517.00 million with $0.22 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $3,428.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.19.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) experienced a drop of -0.23% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $17.21 per share, as observed on March 5th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 9,637,844 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 12.64M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $19.30.

Pricing Indications for KeyCorp (KEY)

This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.11 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $17.305, bringing the per-share value -0.23% high its 52-week high and about -23.17% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 16.44 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -8.63% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) In-Depth Brokerage Insights

We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 8 have a Buy rating, 7 have an outperform rating, while 7 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 2 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.20, based on information from Thomson Reuters.

KEY Stock Value Potential

In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 18.82 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 5.04% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $16.00-$23.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 17.33B. After the trading day started off at the price of $17.21, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $16.86 and nearly peaked at $17.305 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $17.25. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.40%, and the Beta factor is now 1.20. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 54.13.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) Analyst Points of Focus

KeyCorp (KEY) has found itself inside of Wedbush ’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was downgraded to Neutral, compared to its previous rating of Outperform by Wedbush , as garnered from a news report on Monday February 4th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Sandler O’Neill’s on Friday January 11th, 2019. The brokerage decided to upgrade KEY to Buy from its previous rating of Hold.