Kirby Corporation (KEX): Price and Financial Metrics

Kirby Corporation (KEX): $66.62

-0.11 (-0.16%)

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  • KEX scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KEX is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • KEX ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

KEX Stock Summary

  • KEX's went public 31.15 years ago, making it older than 84.51% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Over the past twelve months, KEX has reported earnings growth of -318.17%, putting it ahead of just 5.4% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of KIRBY CORP's share price is greater than that of only 8.18% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KEX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SGFY, WFG, USNA, TDW, and USX.
  • KEX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KIRBY CORP's official web site, go to

KEX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, KEX's EV/EBIT ratio is 260.53% lower, now standing at -24.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, KEX's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 33.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KEX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KEX 2022-09-26 1.4 1.2 -16.9 -24.4
KEX 2022-09-23 1.4 1.2 -17.1 -24.6
KEX 2022-09-22 1.5 1.3 -18.0 -25.5
KEX 2022-09-21 1.6 1.3 -18.9 -26.5
KEX 2022-09-20 1.6 1.4 -19.1 -26.6
KEX 2022-09-19 1.6 1.4 -19.4 -27.0

KEX Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -417.08%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -47.22%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 9.25%.
KEX's revenue has moved up $679,771,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows KEX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 2,498.932 219.402 -207.878
2022-03-31 2,360.592 251.24 -226.145
2021-12-31 2,246.66 321.576 -246.954
2021-09-30 2,145.15 365.539 -235.711
2021-06-30 2,042.797 400.614 56.508
2021-03-31 2,024.332 475.997 71.32

KEX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KEX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 45.19% of graded US stocks.
  • KEX's asset turnover comes in at 0.348 -- ranking 60th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • GATX, AIRT, and YELL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KEX.

The table below shows KEX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.348 0.287 0.015
2021-03-31 0.342 0.298 0.016
2020-12-31 0.361 0.304 -0.064
2020-09-30 0.386 0.299 -0.067
2020-06-30 0.412 0.299 -0.060
2020-03-31 0.446 0.289 -0.054

KEX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KEX, see our KEX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $64.87 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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KEX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.62 52-week high $75.08
Prev. close $66.73 52-week low $47.88
Day low $65.41 Volume 95,698
Day high $66.71 Avg. volume 473,177
50-day MA $65.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $65.00 Market Cap 3.99B

Kirby Corporation (KEX) Company Bio

Kirby Corporation transports petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemicals by tank barge. The company was founded in 1921 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Latest KEX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about KIRBY CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KEX as an investment opportunity.

Those who invested in Kirby (NYSE:KEX) a year ago are up 24%

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Yahoo | August 29, 2022

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Yahoo | August 8, 2022

Kirby (KEX) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates, Grow Y/Y

Kirby (KEX) second-quarter 2022 earnings and revenues increase year over year.

Yahoo | August 2, 2022

Capital Allocation Trends At Kirby (NYSE:KEX) Aren't Ideal

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Yahoo | July 29, 2022

Kirby (KEX) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Kirby (KEX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.08% and 5.04%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 28, 2022

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KEX Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 12.40%
6-mo 0.86%
1-year 34.53%
3-year -17.74%
5-year 4.18%
YTD 12.12%
2021 14.64%
2020 -42.11%
2019 32.91%
2018 0.84%
2017 0.45%

Continue Researching KEX

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