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Kirby Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:KEX)

+0.79 (+0.99 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 03:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $80.73
50-Day Range
MA: $78.93
52-Week Range
Now: $80.73
Volume270,534 shs
Average Volume503,557 shs
Market Capitalization$4.84 billion
P/E Ratio28.23
Dividend YieldN/A
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.97 billion
Cash Flow$7.39 per share
Book Value$53.72 per share


Net Income$78.45 million


Market Cap$4.84 billion
Next Earnings Date10/25/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 data on Thursday, July, 25th. The shipping company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.02. The shipping company had revenue of $771 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $767.04 million. Kirby had a return on equity of 5.47% and a net margin of 3.70%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.78 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 Friday, October 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kirby.

How can I listen to Kirby's earnings call?

Kirby will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 25th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Kirby issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.80-3.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.44.

What price target have analysts set for KEX?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Kirby's stock. Their predictions range from $67.40 to $96.00. On average, they expect Kirby's share price to reach $81.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price. 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 been trending positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kirby earned a news sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Kirby.

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), Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOG), Boeing (BA), Chevron (CVX), Visa (V), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alibaba Group (BABA) 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Sequent Asset Management LLC (0.02%). 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, 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 buying Kirby stock?

KEX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Sequent Asset Management LLC. 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 $80.75.

How big of a company is Kirby?

Kirby has a market capitalization of $4.84 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:  477 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  572 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,049
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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