NYSE:KEX - Kirby Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$67.20 +0.15 (+0.22 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 03:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$67.05
Today's Range$66.73 - $68.48
52-Week Range$60.63 - $94.05
Volume371,300 shs
Average Volume441,445 shs
Market Capitalization$4.04 billion
P/E Ratio32.78
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.01
Kirby Corporation operates domestic tank barges in the United States. It operates in two segments, Marine Transportation and Distribution and Services. The Marine Transportation segment provides marine transportation services and towing vessels transporting bulk liquid products, as well as operates tank barges throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along three United States coasts, and in Alaska and Hawaii. This segment also transports petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges; and operates offshore dry-bulk barge and tugboat units that are engaged in the offshore transportation of dry-bulk cargoes in the United States coastal trade. It serves oil refining and petrochemical companies. As of February 23, 2018, this segment owned or operated 998 inland tank barges with 22.0 million barrels of capacity, 302 inland towboats, 56 coastal tank barges with 5.4 million barrels of capacity, 53 coastal tugboats, 5 offshore dry-bulk cargo barges, 5 offshore tugboats, and 1 docking tugboat. The Distribution and Services segment sells replacement parts; provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, and related oilfield services equipment; rebuilds component parts or diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, and related equipment used in oilfield services, marine, mining, power generation, on-highway, and other industrial applications; rents generators, fork lifts, and pumps and compressors; and manufactures and remanufactures pressure pumping units. It serves oilfield service, on-highway transportation, marine transportation, construction, and power generation companies, and the United States government. The company was formerly known as Kirby Exploration Company, Inc. and changed its name to Kirby Corporation in 1990. Kirby Corporation was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryMarine
SectorTransportation
CUSIP49726610
Phone713-435-1000

Debt

Current Ratio1.86
Quick Ratio1.06

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.21 billion
Price / Sales1.82
Cash Flow$5.8741 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.44
Book Value$52.17 per share
Price / Book1.29

Profitability

Net Income$313.18 million
Net Margins11.30%
Return on Assets2.84%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,775
Market Cap$4.04 billion
OptionableOptionable

Kirby (NYSE:KEX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kirby's stock symbol?

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

How were Kirby's earnings last quarter?

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The shipping company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.06. The shipping company earned $704.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $780.20 million. Kirby had a net margin of 11.30% and a return on equity of 5.05%. View Kirby's Earnings History.

When is Kirby's next earnings date?

Kirby is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kirby.

What guidance has Kirby issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kirby issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.70-2.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.73. Kirby also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.55-0.75 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KEX?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Kirby's stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate Kirby's share price to reach $88.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kirby.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kirby?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kirby in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kirby.

Has Kirby been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KEX stock have been trending positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kirby earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Kirby's key competitors?

Who are Kirby's key executives?

Kirby's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David W. Grzebinski C.F.A., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Joseph H. Reniers, Pres of Kirby Distribution & Services, Inc. (Age 43)
  • Mr. William G. Harvey, Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Dragg, VP, Controller, Assistant Sec. & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. David R. Mosley, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 53)

Who are Kirby's major shareholders?

Kirby's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.30%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Fruth Investment Management (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and National Investment Services Inc. WI (0.02%). Company insiders that own Kirby stock include Amy D Husted, Christian G O'neil, David R Mosley, Dorman Lynn Strahan, J H Pyne, Joseph H Reniers, Monte J Miller, Renato A Castro, Richard J Alario, Ronald A Dragg, William G Ivey and William M Waterman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kirby.

Which major investors are selling Kirby stock?

KEX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Kirby company stock in the last year include Amy D Husted, Christian G O'neil, David R Mosley, Dorman Lynn Strahan, J H Pyne, Joseph H Reniers, Monte J Miller, Renato A Castro, Richard J Alario, Ronald A Dragg and William M Waterman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kirby.

Which major investors are buying Kirby stock?

KEX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., National Investment Services Inc. WI, Fruth Investment Management and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kirby.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kirby's stock price today?

One share of KEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.20.

How big of a company is Kirby?

Kirby has a market capitalization of $4.04 billion and generates $2.21 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $313.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.05 on an earnings per share basis. Kirby employs 5,775 workers across the globe.

What is Kirby's official website?

The official website for Kirby is http://www.kirbycorp.com.

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 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kirby (NYSE KEX)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  439 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  488 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  927
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kirby and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KEX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KEX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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