Technical Analysis for KEX - Kirby Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade F 49.865 -0.63% -0.32
KEX closed up 4.0 percent on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, on 1.63 times normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Up
Historical KEX trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish -0.63%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -0.63%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction -0.63%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -0.63%
BB Squeeze + Upper Band Touch Range Contraction -0.63%
Above Upper BB Strength -0.63%
Gapped Up Strength -0.63%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -0.63%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -0.63%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 3.35%

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Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. This segment transports petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges; and the coastal transportation of dry-bulk cargoes. As of February 22, 2013, it owned or operated 841 inland tank barges, 253 inland towboats, 81 coastal tank barges, 86 coastal tugboats, 8 offshore dry-cargo barge and tugboat units, and 1 docking tugboat. The company's Diesel Engine Services segment is involved in the overhaul and repair of medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines and reduction gears; sale of related parts used in marine and power generation applications; distribution and service of high-speed diesel engines and transmissions, pumps, and compression products; and manufacture of oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units used in land-based pressure pumping, oilfield service, power generation, and transportation applications. This segment serves inland and offshore barge operators; oilfield service providers; oil and gas operators and producers; compression companies; offshore fishing companies; marine and on-highway transportation companies; the United States Coast Guard and the United States Navy; and power generation, nuclear, and industrial companies. The company was formerly known as Kirby Exploration Company, Inc. and changed its name to Kirby Corporation in 1990 because of the changing emphasis of its business. Kirby Corporation was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Transport Freight Transport Petroleum Products Transportation Services Maritime Transport Shipping Water Transport Marine Transportation Oil And Gas Operators United States Navy Agricultural Chemicals Power Generation Applications Transportation Applications Diesel Engine

Is KEX a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 92.3
52 Week Low 32.76
Average Volume 525,411
200-Day Moving Average 63.35
50-Day Moving Average 50.78
20-Day Moving Average 46.91
10-Day Moving Average 46.45
Average True Range 1.96
ADX 23.51
+DI 27.97
-DI 18.04
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 45.01
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 49.94
Upper Bollinger Band 49.52
Lower Bollinger Band 44.31
Percent B (%b) 1.13
BandWidth 11.09
MACD Line -0.71
MACD Signal Line -1.23
MACD Histogram 0.5178
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.71 Billion
Num Shares 54 Million
EPS 2.18
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 23.02
Price-to-Sales 2.01
Price-to-Book 1.49
PEG Ratio 3.66
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 53.06
Resistance 3 (R3) 52.98 51.94 52.58
Resistance 2 (R2) 51.94 51.21 51.98 52.42
Resistance 1 (R1) 51.06 50.75 51.50 51.14 52.26
Pivot Point 50.02 50.02 50.24 50.06 50.02
Support 1 (S1) 49.14 49.29 49.58 49.22 48.10
Support 2 (S2) 48.10 48.83 48.14 47.94
Support 3 (S3) 47.22 48.10 47.78
Support 4 (S4) 47.30