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KEX - Kirby Share Price

$48.59 -0.4  -0.8%

Last Trade - 14/08/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.25bn
Enterprise Value £3.43bn
Revenue £1.92bn
Position in Universe 1516th / 6381
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52w High -46.9%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
2,566 2,148 1,771 2,214 2,971 2,838 2,318 2,468 +2.0%
+11.0 -16.9 -35.8 -25.3 +21.1 -3.5 -18.6 +30.2
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Kirby Corporation revenues decreased 22% to $1.19B. Net loss applicable to common stockholders totaled $322.2M vs. income of $91.3M. Revenues reflect Distribution and Services segment decrease of 46% to $400.8M. Net loss reflects Other segment loss increase from $28.4M to $587.6M, Distribution and Services segment loss totaling $10.4M vs. income of $60.7M.
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Profile Summary

Kirby Corporation is a domestic tank barge operator, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along all three United States coasts and in Alaska and Hawaii. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in two segments: Marine Transportation and Diesel Engine Services. The Company, through its Marine Transportation segment, is a provider of marine transportation services, operating tank barges and towing vessels transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, coastwise along all three United States coasts and in Alaska and Hawaii. Its engine services segment, sells replacement parts, provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, pumps and compression products, maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated January 31, 1969
Public Since May 22, 1981
No. of Shareholders: 570
No. of Employees: 5,700
Sector Industrials
Industry Freight & Logistics Services
Index Dow Jones Composite , S&P 400 Mid Cap , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 60,038,000
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Frequently Asked Questions for Kirby
What is the Kirby share price?

As of 14/08/20, shares in Kirby are trading at $48.59, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.25bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Kirby share price performed this year?

Shares in Kirby are currently trading at $48.59 and the price has moved by -31.23% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Kirby price has moved by -42.07% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Kirby?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Kirby, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Kirby is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Kirby next release its financial results?

Kirby is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Kirby dividend yield?

Kirby does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Kirby pay a dividend?

Kirby does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Kirby next pay dividends?

Kirby does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Kirby shares?

To buy shares in Kirby you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Kirby?

Shares in Kirby are currently trading at $48.59, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.25bn.

Where are Kirby shares listed? Where are Kirby shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Kirby:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: KEX
What kind of share is Kirby?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Kirby is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Kirby share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Kirby are currently priced at $48.59. At that level they are trading at 10.56% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Kirby currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.866 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Kirby share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Kirby. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -34.22%. At the current price of $48.59, shares in Kirby are trading at -22.32% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Kirby PE Ratio?

The Kirby PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 32.2. The shares are currently trading at $48.59.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Kirby?

Kirby's management team is headed by:

Joseph Pyne - NEC
Dorman Strahan - CEX
C. Sean Day - IND
Ronald Dragg - VPR
Amy Husted - VPR
David Mosley - VPR
David Grzebinski - PRE
Joseph Reniers - CEX
Richard Alario - IND
Christian O'Neil - CEX
Anne-Marie Ainsworth - IND
Barry Davis - IND
Kim Clarke - CHO
William Harvey - CFO
Eric Holcomb - VPR
Tanya Beder - IND
Scott Miller - CIO
Kurt Niemietz - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of Kirby?

Here are the top five shareholders of Kirby based on the size of their shareholding:

Baillie Gifford & Co. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 12.14% (7.29m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.88% (5.33m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 8.23% (4.94m shares)
Atlanta Capital Management Company, L.L.C. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.39% (4.44m shares)
Eaton Vance-Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.26% (3.16m shares)
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