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  • Roger S. Conrad

Investing Topics: Midstream

Kinder’s Dividend Decision: Prudence, Not Weakness

Back in 2017, financially recovering Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI) promised investors three dividend increases. But this week, it offered up a 5 percent lift for 2020, just 20 percent of what was promised. Under normal conditions, I’d view a shortfall like this as a potential warning of underlying business weakness – here’s why in this case, it’s not.

Fear Rules But Q2 Earnings Measure Up

Second quarter results and guidance updates are now all in for Actively Managed Portfolio companies. Investors fleeing energy aren’t paying attention to the mostly positive numbers and guidance we’ve highlighted. But they continue to indicate a powerful reversal higher, particularly if oil prices can hold their summer trading range of $50 to $60 a barrel.

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  • Portfolios & Ratings

    • Model Portfolios

      Balanced portfolios of energy stocks for aggressive and conservative investors.

    • Producers and Drillers

      Our take on more than 50 energy-related equities, from upstream to downstream and everything in between.

    • MLPs and Midstream

      Our assessment of every energy-related master limited partnership.

    • International Coverage

      Roger Conrad’s coverage of more than 70 dividend-paying energy names.

    Experts

    • Elliott H. Gue

      Founder and Chief Analyst: Capitalist Times and Energy & Income Advisor

    • Roger S. Conrad

      Founder and Chief Analyst: Capitalist Times and Energy & Income Advisor