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NYSE:KEX - Kirby Stock Price, Forecast & News

$65.55
-2.34 (-3.45 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$63.93
Now: $65.55
$68.25
50-Day Range
$65.55
MA: $79.54
$91.43
52-Week Range
$63.93
Now: $65.55
$92.30
Volume330,912 shs
Average Volume504,969 shs
Market Capitalization$3.93 billion
P/E Ratio27.54
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.09
Kirby Corporation operates domestic tank barges in the United States. Its 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.84 billion
Cash Flow$6.81 per share
Book Value$56.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$142.35 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Market Cap$3.93 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The shipping company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.01. The shipping company earned $655.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $651.81 million. Kirby had a net margin of 5.01% and a return on equity of 5.22%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Kirby's Earnings History.

When is Kirby's next earnings date?

Kirby is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Kirby.

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

Kirby updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.60-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.54.

What price target have analysts set for KEX?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Kirby's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Kirby's stock price to reach $87.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.2% 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 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kirby.

Has Kirby been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KEX stock have been trending negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kirby earned a media sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Kirby.

Are investors shorting Kirby?

Kirby saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 3,450,000 shares, a drop of 9.2% from the January 30th total of 3,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 414,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.3 days. Approximately 6.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Kirby's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kirby's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Kirby own?

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

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 58)
  • Mr. William G. Harvey, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Ms. Amy D. Husted, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joseph H. Reniers, Pres of Kirby Distribution & Services, Inc. (Age 44)
  • Mr. Christian G. O'Neil, Pres of Kirby Inland Marine & Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC (Age 46)

Who are Kirby's major shareholders?

Kirby's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (12.18%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (4.05%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (3.43%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (2.64%), State Street Corp (2.27%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.21%). Company insiders that own Kirby stock include Amy D Husted, Christian G O'neil, David R Mosley, David W Grzebinski, Dorman Lynn Strahan, J H Pyne, Joseph H Reniers, Kim B Clarke, Monte J Miller, Renato A Castro, Richard J Alario, Richard Ross Stewart, Ronald A Dragg, Scott P Miller 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 Baillie Gifford & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Scout Investments Inc., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC and South Dakota Investment Council. Company insiders that have sold Kirby company stock in the last year include Amy D Husted, Christian G O'neil, David W Grzebinski, Dorman Lynn Strahan, Joseph H Reniers, Kim B Clarke, Monte J Miller, Richard Ross Stewart, Ronald A Dragg, Scott P Miller and William M Waterman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kirby.

Which major investors are buying Kirby stock?

KEX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including J. Goldman & Co LP, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC, Walthausen & Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Scopus Asset Management L.P., Samlyn Capital LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc. and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kirby's stock price today?

One share of KEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.55.

How big of a company is Kirby?

Kirby has a market capitalization of $3.93 billion and generates $2.84 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $142.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.90 on an earnings per share basis. Kirby employs 2,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Kirby.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  509 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  631 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,140
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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