Kirby Corporation (KEX) Analysts See $0.62 EPS

April 19, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 26 investors sold Kirby Corporation shares while 69 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 54.86 million shares or 2.77% less from 56.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Cap holds 0.03% or 2.20 million shares in its portfolio. 109,735 were reported by Heartland. Lpl Financial Llc stated it has 3,460 shares. Logan Cap Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Parametric Portfolio Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 151,997 shares. South Dakota Invest Council stated it has 35,900 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.01% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Prudential Fincl stated it has 34,320 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Amalgamated Bank & Trust accumulated 10,778 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Commonwealth Bancorp Of invested in 17,312 shares. Us State Bank De, Minnesota-based fund reported 1,224 shares. Amg Tru Financial Bank has invested 0.05% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management holds 167 shares. Fruth Mgmt has 21,850 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Lord Abbett & Com Limited Liability Com owns 0.05% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 248,907 shares.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $854,762 activity. On Tuesday, February 13 STRAHAN DORMAN LYNN sold $124,142 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) or 1,665 shares. Miller Monte J sold $180,106 worth of stock.

Analysts expect Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) to report $0.62 EPS on April, 25 after the close.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 21.57 % from last quarter’s $0.51 EPS. KEX’s profit would be $36.99 million giving it 35.30 P/E if the $0.62 EPS is correct. After having $0.54 EPS previously, Kirby Corporation’s analysts see 14.81 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.33% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $87.55. About 390,921 shares traded. Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has risen 11.73% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.18% the S&P500.

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Kirby (NYSE:KEX), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Kirby had 9 analyst reports since December 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Evercore. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Friday, February 2. Gabelli initiated Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 18 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, February 1. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”.

Kirby Corporation operates domestic tank barges in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.22 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 15.59 P/E ratio. This segment transports petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges.

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