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NYSE:KEX

Kirby - KEX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$66.66
-1.89 (-2.76%)
(As of 12/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$66.25
$68.63
50-Day Range
$60.25
$71.09
52-Week Range
$54.99
$75.08
Volume
226,290 shs
Average Volume
459,181 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.99 billion
P/E Ratio
41.92
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$80.00

Kirby MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.0% Upside
$80.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.23mentions of Kirby in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
68.27%
From $2.08 to $3.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.22 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

56th out of 123 stocks

Water Transportation Industry

11th out of 17 stocks

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About Kirby (NYSE:KEX) Stock

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 transport petrochemical, black oil, refined petroleum product, and agricultural chemicals by tank barge; and operates offshore dry-bulk barge and tugboat unit that are engaged in the offshore transportation of dry-bulk cargo in the United States coastal trade. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated 1,025 inland tank barge, approximately 255 inland towboat, 31 coastal tank barge, 29 coastal tugboat, 4 offshore dry-bulk cargo barge, 4 offshore tugboat, and 1 docking tugboat. Its Distribution and Services segment sells after-market service and genuine replacement part for engine, transmission, reduction gear, electric motor, drive, and control, electrical distribution and control system, energy storage battery system, and related oilfield service equipment; rebuild component parts or diesel engine, transmission and reduction gear, and related equipment used in oilfield service, marine, power generation, on-highway, and other industrial applications; rents generator, industrial compressor, high capacity lift truck, and refrigeration trailer; and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping unit, as well as manufacturers electric power generation equipment, specialized electrical distribution and control equipment, and high capacity energy storage/battery systems for oilfield customer. It serves to various 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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KEX Stock News Headlines

Kirby (KEX) Rides on Segmental Growth Amid Rising Costs
Kirby Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations
STNG or KEX: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?
Kirby Corp. Q3 Profit Beats Estimates; Total Revenues Up 25%
Kirby (KEX) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Miss
Kirby (KEX) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates
STNG vs. KEX: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
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KEX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/24/2022
Today
12/06/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Water transportation
Sub-Industry
Marine
CUSIP
49726610
Employees
5,125
Year Founded
1921

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.0%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-246,950,000.00
Pretax Margin
5.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.25 billion
Cash Flow
$4.62 per share
Book Value
$48.06 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,822,000
Market Cap
$3.99 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.27

Key Executives

  • Mr. David W. Grzebinski C.F.A.Mr. David W. Grzebinski C.F.A. (Age 61)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.51M
  • Mr. Raj Kumar (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $751.09k
  • Ms. Amy D. Husted (Age 53)
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $632.49k
  • Mr. Christian G. O'Neil (Age 49)
    Pres of Kirby Inland Marine LP, Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC & San Jac Marine, LLC
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. Ronald A. Dragg (Age 58)
    VP, Controller & Assistant Sec.
  • Mr. Scott P. MillerMr. Scott P. Miller (Age 43)
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Kurt A. NiemietzMr. Kurt A. Niemietz (Age 49)
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. William Matthew Woodruff (Age 61)
    VP of Public & Gov. Affairs
  • Ms. Kim B. ClarkeMs. Kim B. Clarke (Age 66)
    VP & Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mr. Dorman Lynn Strahan (Age 65)
    Pres of Kirby Engine Systems













KEX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kirby stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kirby in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" KEX shares.
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What is Kirby's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Kirby's shares. Their KEX share price forecasts range from $80.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $80.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have KEX shares performed in 2022?

Kirby's stock was trading at $59.42 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KEX stock has increased by 12.2% and is now trading at $66.66.
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Are investors shorting Kirby?

Kirby saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,590,000 shares, a decline of 16.3% from the October 31st total of 1,900,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 389,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Currently, 2.7% 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, January 26th 2023.
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How were Kirby's earnings last quarter?

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 24th. The shipping company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.06. The shipping company had revenue of $745.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $729.58 million. Kirby had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.51% and a net margin of 3.63%. Kirby's revenue was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 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).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.38%), BlackRock Inc. (8.37%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.72%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (3.38%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.04%). 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, Joseph H Reniers, Kim B Clarke, Kurt A Niemietz, Monte J Miller, Ronald A Dragg, 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 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 $66.66.

How much money does Kirby make?

Kirby (NYSE:KEX) has a market capitalization of $3.99 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $-246,950,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kirby have?

The company employs 5,125 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Kirby?

Kirby's mailing address is 55 WAUGH DRIVE SUITE 1000, HOUSTON TX, 77251. The official website for the company is www.kirbycorp.com. The shipping company can be reached via phone at (713) 435-1000, via email at investor.relations@kirbycorp.com, or via fax at 713-435-1010.

This page (NYSE:KEX) was last updated on 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff