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Kirby Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.20 (+2.26%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
485,968 shs
Average Volume
279,159 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.27 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Kirby

Kirby Corp. engages in the provision of diesel engines, reduction gears and ancillary products for marine and power generation applications. It operates through the following segments: Marine Transportation and Distribution & Services segment. The Marine Transportation segment provides marine transportation services, operates tank barges and towing vessels transporting bulk liquid products and transports petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products and agricultural chemicals by tank barge. The Distribution & Services segment sells genuine replacement parts, provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, pumps and compression products, maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions and reduction gears and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units. The company was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.


Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.26 Per Share
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Water transportation
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.17 billion
Cash Flow
$6.38 per share
Book Value
$47.35 per share


Net Income
$-272.55 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.27 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.31 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

61st out of 172 stocks

Water Transportation Industry

6th out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Kirby (NYSE:KEX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kirby a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kirby in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Kirby stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KEX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Kirby's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kirby's stock was trading at $45.38 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KEX shares have increased by 19.8% and is now trading at $54.36.
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Are investors shorting Kirby?

Kirby saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,670,000 shares, an increase of 24.6% from the October 31st total of 1,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 371,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Kirby's next earnings date?

Kirby is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
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How were Kirby's earnings last quarter?

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The shipping company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.04. The shipping company earned $598.92 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $575.48 million. Kirby had a negative net margin of 10.99% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.30%. The firm's revenue was up 20.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for KEX?

5 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Kirby's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Kirby's share price to reach $60.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kirby's key executives?

Kirby's management team includes the following people:
  • David W. Grzebinski, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • William G. Harvey, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Scott P. Miller, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Ronald A. Dragg, Vice President & Controller
  • Amy D. Husted, Secretary, General Counsel & Vice President

What is David W. Grzebinski's approval rating as Kirby's CEO?

23 employees have rated Kirby CEO David W. Grzebinski on Glassdoor.com. David W. Grzebinski has an approval rating of 94% among Kirby's employees. This puts David W. Grzebinski in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kirby own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kirby investors own include Exxon Mobil (XOM), Brookdale Senior Living (BKD), Caterpillar (CAT), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Delta Air Lines (DAL), General Electric (GE), Alphabet (GOOG), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Chevron (CVX).

What is Kirby's stock symbol?

Kirby trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KEX."

Who are Kirby's major shareholders?

Kirby's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.15%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (3.62%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.21%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.49%) and Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC (2.37%). Company insiders that own Kirby stock include Amy D Husted, Barry E Davis, Christian G O'neil, David W Grzebinski, Eric S Holcomb, Joseph H Reniers, Kim B Clarke, Monte J Miller, Ronald A Dragg, Scott P Miller and William M Waterman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kirby stock?

KEX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Victory Capital Management Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, California State Teachers Retirement System, TCW Group Inc., and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Kirby company stock in the last year include Amy D Husted, Christian G O'neil, David W Grzebinski, Eric S Holcomb, Monte J Miller, Ronald A Dragg, Scott P Miller, and William M Waterman.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kirby stock?

KEX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kirby stock in the last two years include Barry E Davis, and Kim B Clarke.
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How do I buy shares of Kirby?

Shares of KEX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kirby's stock price today?

One share of KEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.36.

How much money does Kirby make?

Kirby has a market capitalization of $3.27 billion and generates $2.17 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $-272.55 million in net income (profit) each year or ($3.93) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kirby have?

Kirby employs 5,400 workers across the globe.

When was Kirby founded?

Kirby was founded in 1921.

What is Kirby's official website?

The official website for Kirby is www.kirbycorp.com.

Where are Kirby's headquarters?

How can I contact Kirby?

Kirby's mailing address is 55 WAUGH DRIVE SUITE 1000, HOUSTON TX, 77251. The shipping company can be reached via phone at (713) 435-1000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 713-435-1010.

This page was last updated on 12/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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