Atkore International Group (ATKR) and Kinder Morgan Management (NYSE:KMR) Financial Review

Kinder Morgan Management (NYSE: KMR) and Atkore International Group (NYSE:ATKR) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.3% of Atkore International Group shares are held by institutional investors. 51.0% of Atkore International Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Kinder Morgan Management and Atkore International Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kinder Morgan Management 0 0 0 0 N/A
Atkore International Group 0 0 3 0 3.00

Atkore International Group has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.67%. Given Atkore International Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Atkore International Group is more favorable than Kinder Morgan Management.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and Atkore International Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Kinder Morgan Management N/A N/A N/A $1.85 56.60
Atkore International Group $1.50 billion 0.87 $84.63 million $1.49 13.81

Atkore International Group has higher revenue and earnings than Kinder Morgan Management. Atkore International Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kinder Morgan Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Kinder Morgan Management and Atkore International Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kinder Morgan Management N/A N/A N/A
Atkore International Group 5.97% 26.99% 8.34%


Atkore International Group beats Kinder Morgan Management on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Kinder Morgan Management

Kinder Morgan Management, LLC is a limited partner in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P (KMP), and manages and controls its business and affairs pursuant to a delegation of control agreement. Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc., of which Kinder Morgan, Inc. indirectly owns all of the outstanding common equity, is the general partner of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP). Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc., pursuant to a delegation of control agreement among the Company, Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. and KMP, has delegated to the Company, to the fullest extent permitted under Delaware law and KMP’s limited partnership agreement, all of its rights and powers to manage and control the business and affairs of KMP, subject to the general partner’s right to approve specified actions.

About Atkore International Group

Atkore International Group Inc. is a manufacturer of electrical raceway products. The Company’s products are primarily offered for non-residential construction and renovation markets, and mechanical products and solutions (MP&S) for the construction and industrial markets. The Company operates in two segments: Electrical Raceway and MP&S. Through the electrical raceway segment, it manufactures products that deploy, isolate and protect a structure’s electrical circuitry from the original power source to the final outlet. The Company’s electrical raceway segment products include electrical conduit, armored cable, cable trays, mounting systems and fittings. Through the MP&S segment, it provides products and services that frame, support and secure component parts in a range of structures, equipment and systems in electrical, industrial and construction applications. The Company’s MP&S segment products include metal framing products and in-line galvanized mechanical tube.

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