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NYSE:KEX - Kirby Stock Price, Forecast & News

$82.98
-0.66 (-0.79 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$82.78
Now: $82.98
$83.96
50-Day Range
$78.97
MA: $82.85
$85.31
52-Week Range
$60.63
Now: $82.98
$86.44
Volume349,714 shs
Average Volume456,057 shs
Market Capitalization$4.97 billion
P/E Ratio29.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.11
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$2.97 billion
Cash Flow$7.29 per share
Book Value$53.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$78.45 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,500
Market Cap$4.97 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 25th. The shipping company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.09. The shipping company earned $666.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $724.17 million. Kirby had a net margin of 3.96% and a return on equity of 5.60%. The firm's revenue was down 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.70 EPS. 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 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Kirby.

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

Kirby issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.80-3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.97.

What price target have analysts set for KEX?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kirby's shares. Their forecasts range from $67.40 to $96.00. On average, they expect Kirby's stock price to reach $81.13 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kirby.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kirby?

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

Has Kirby been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KEX stock has trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kirby earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the shipping company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Kirby.

Are investors shorting Kirby?

Kirby saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,330,000 shares, a drop of 6.1% from the October 31st total of 4,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 442,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.8 days. Currently, 7.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Netflix (NFLX), Caterpillar (CAT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alphabet (GOOG), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chevron (CVX), General Electric (GE) and Nike (NKE).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (4.13%), State Street Corp (2.31%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.39%), Millennium Management LLC (0.30%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.28%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.25%). 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 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 SG Americas Securities LLC, Richmond Hill Investments LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Richmond Hill Investment Co. LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Barclays PLC, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd and New York State Teachers Retirement System. 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 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 Millennium Management LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., State Street Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Stifel Financial Corp 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kirby's stock price today?

One share of KEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.98.

How big of a company is Kirby?

Kirby has a market capitalization of $4.97 billion and generates $2.97 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $78.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.86 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  487 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  595 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,082
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 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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