$0.63 EPS Expected for Kirby Corporation (KEX)

October 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.38, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It increased, 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.
Fiduciary Tru Co stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Ellington Group Lc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 4,800 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The has 85,627 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 711 shares in its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio, a Ohio-based fund reported 72,877 shares. D E Shaw stated it has 268,921 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Comerica Commercial Bank has invested 0.02% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 160 shares. Linscomb Williams reported 0.13% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Artisan Prtnrs Lp holds 1.61 million shares. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada has 43,902 shares. Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 18,965 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 11,141 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al has invested 0.03% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 0.01% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) or 559,213 shares.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $26.07 million activity. Shares for $201,700 were sold by Husted Amy D.. $143,336 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) shares were sold by Clarke Kim B. $1.47 million worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) was sold by ALARIO RICHARD J on Monday, April 30. Castro Renato A also sold $88,937 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) shares. Shares for $12.19M were sold by PYNE J H on Friday, May 4. $275,415 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) shares were sold by STRAHAN DORMAN LYNN.

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. Wells Fargo maintained Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Tuesday, May 1 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 30 by Gabelli. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Friday, May 25 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of KEX in report on Friday, April 27 with “Buy” rating.

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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