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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
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North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
NYSE:KEX

Kirby (KEX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$95.81
+0.84 (+0.88%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$94.89
$96.40
50-Day Range
$83.70
$99.94
52-Week Range
$66.42
$101.17
Volume
356,211 shs
Average Volume
411,409 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.61 billion
P/E Ratio
25.76
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$112.67

Kirby MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.6% Upside
$112.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.26mentions of Kirby in the last 14 days
Based on 25 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.93 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
23.68%
From $4.94 to $6.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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3.12 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

66th out of 114 stocks

Water Transportation Industry

8th out of 17 stocks

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About Kirby Stock (NYSE:KEX)

Kirby Corporation operates domestic tank barges in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides marine transportation service and towing vessel transporting bulk liquid product, as well as operates tank barge throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along three United States coasts, and in Alaska and Hawaii. It also transports petrochemicals, black oils, refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges; and operates offshore dry-bulk barges and tugboat units that are engaged in the offshore transportation of dry-bulk cargos in the United States coastal trade. It owns and operates 1,076 inland tank barges, approximately 281 inland towboats, 28 coastal tank barges, 25 coastal tugboats, 4 offshore dry-bulk cargo barges, 4 offshore tugboats, and a docking tugboat. Its Distribution and Services segment sells after-market service and genuine replacement parts for engines, transmissions, reduction gears, electric motors, drives, and controls, electrical distribution and control systems, energy storage battery systems, and related oilfield service equipment; rebuilds component parts or diesel engines, transmissions and reduction gears, and related equipment used in oilfield services, marine, power generation, on-highway, and other industrial applications; rents generators, industrial compressors, high capacity lift trucks, and refrigeration trailers; and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units, as well as manufacturers electric power generation equipment, specialized electrical distribution and control equipment, and high capacity energy storage/battery systems. It serves to various companies, the United States government, and pleasure crafts. 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.

KEX Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Water transportation
Sub-Industry
Marine
CUSIP
49726610
Employees
5,450
Year Founded
1921

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$112.67
High Stock Price Target
$118.00
Low Stock Price Target
$105.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+17.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$222.93 million
Pretax Margin
9.51%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.09 billion
Cash Flow
$8.09 per share
Book Value
$53.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,644,000
Market Cap
$5.61 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.21
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KEX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kirby stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kirby in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" KEX shares.
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What is Kirby's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Kirby's shares. Their KEX share price targets range from $105.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $112.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KEX shares performed in 2024?

Kirby's stock was trading at $78.48 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KEX shares have increased by 22.1% and is now trading at $95.81.
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Are investors shorting Kirby?

Kirby saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,130,000 shares, an increase of 9.7% from the February 29th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 375,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Kirby's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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.

How can I listen to Kirby's earnings call?

Kirby will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Kirby's earnings last quarter?

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The shipping company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.01. The shipping company had revenue of $799.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $778.70 million. Kirby had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.12% and a net margin of 7.21%. Kirby's revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.67 EPS.

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

23 employees have rated Kirby Chief Executive Officer David W. Grzebinski on Glassdoor.com. David W. Grzebinski has an approval rating of 94% among the company'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).

Who are Kirby's major shareholders?

Kirby's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.53%), Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.09%), Benson Investment Management Company Inc. (0.07%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.04%), Fruth Investment Management (0.04%) and State of Michigan Retirement System (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Amy D Husted, Barry E Davis, C Sean Day, Christian G O'neil, David W Grzebinski, Dorman Lynn Strahan, Eric S Holcomb, J H Pyne, Kim B Clarke, Kurt A Niemietz, Raj Kumar, Richard Ross Stewart, Rocky Dewbre, Ronald A Dragg, Scott P Miller, Scott P Miller and William M Waterman.
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How do I buy shares of Kirby?

Shares of KEX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KEX) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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