Kinder Morgan Dividend yield

 Price  18.91
 Dividend  1.08
 Earnings  0.89
 Cash-flow  2.52
 Book value  13.51
 Equity  13.91

Kinder Morgan is part of Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Kinder Morgan is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kinder Morgan paid a total dividend of 2,446 million USD last year, for a market value of 42,831 millions (Market Cap 36,736 millions). Dividend per share of Kinder Morgan is 1.08 USD, and his stock market price 18.91 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kinder Morgan has a dividend yield of 5.71%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Kinder Morgan dividend yield with other Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kinder Morgan to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kinder Morgan payout on ernings is currently 121.35%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.25% and 49.79% respectively. Both figures show that Kinder Morgan can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Kinder Morgan is USD 2.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kinder Morgan, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. sector companies.

Kinder Morgan payout

Kinder Morgan Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kinder Morgan Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kinder Morgan showed a return of 8.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 4.54% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 13.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. firms.

Kinder Morgan stock and market return