$0.63 EPS Expected for Kirby Corporation (KEX)

October 14, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.38, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Kirby Corporation shares while 77 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 54.93 million shares or 1.38% more from 54.19 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Wells Fargo & Company Mn holds 0.01% or 528,341 shares in its portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Llc has invested 0% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Point72 Asset Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). 12Th Street Asset Management Com holds 34,654 shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. Castleark Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.33% of its portfolio in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Hsbc Public Limited Co accumulated 8,509 shares. Rothschild Asset Mngmt Inc has 0.16% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Lathrop Investment Mngmt Corporation holds 4.07% of its portfolio in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 184,630 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership stated it has 66,509 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pacific Global Investment accumulated 67,942 shares. Heartland Advsr owns 0.54% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 97,572 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems, Arizona-based fund reported 37,302 shares. Columbia Prtn L L C Invest invested in 0.63% or 26,490 shares. State Street Corp has 1.39 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Glenmede Trust Company Na owns 3,697 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $26.07 million activity. The insider O’Neil Christian G. sold $90,850. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $2.26 million was made by Waterman William M. on Thursday, May 17. 17,153 shares valued at $1.47 million were sold by ALARIO RICHARD J on Monday, April 30. $275,415 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) shares were sold by STRAHAN DORMAN LYNN. On Wednesday, August 29 the insider PYNE J H sold $4.14 million. The insider Reniers Joseph H. sold 2,618 shares worth $236,777.

Analysts expect Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) to report $0.63 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 21.15 % from last quarter’s $0.52 EPS. KEX’s profit would be $37.72 million giving it 31.47 P/E if the $0.63 EPS is correct. After having $0.78 EPS previously, Kirby Corporation’s analysts see -19.23 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.12% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $79.31. About 683,405 shares traded or 53.83% up from the average. Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has risen 19.62% since October 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.00% the S&P500.

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Kirby (NYSE:KEX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Kirby had 4 analyst reports since April 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The stock of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) earned “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Monday, July 30. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $94 target in Friday, April 27 report. The stock of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 25 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Kirby Corporation operates domestic tank barges in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.75 billion. The companyÂ’s 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. It has a 14.52 P/E ratio. This segment transports petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges.

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