Technical Analysis for KEX - Kirby Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 65.12 0.25% 0.16
KEX closed up 0.25 percent on Thursday, January 26, 2023, on approximately normal volume. The stock crossed above its 200 day moving average, improving its long-term outlook by crossing above that critical trendline. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Flat Flat Up

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Crossed Above 200 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Earnings Movers Other 0.00%
Weak + Overbought Other 0.00%
Gapped Up Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Up 4 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Up 5 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
200 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.25%

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Alert Time
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 13 hours ago
Down 1% about 14 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 14 hours ago
200 DMA Resistance about 14 hours ago
50 DMA Resistance about 14 hours ago

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Kirby Corporation Description

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.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Shipping & Ports
Keywords: Transport Boat Freight Transport Petroleum Products Transportation Service Barge Refined Petroleum Products Maritime Transport Shipping Transportation Segment Water Transport Bulk Cargo Marine Transportation Oil Products Diesel Engine Navy Oil And Gas Operators United States Navy Transportation Applications Agricultural Chemicals Coast Guard Power Generation Applications

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 75.07
52 Week Low 55.03
Average Volume 351,045
200-Day Moving Average 65.07
50-Day Moving Average 65.30
20-Day Moving Average 63.46
10-Day Moving Average 63.59
Average True Range 1.84
RSI 54.34
ADX 17.84
+DI 18.48
-DI 21.09
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 60.02
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 65.65
Upper Bollinger Bands 65.68
Lower Bollinger Band 61.24
Percent B (%b) 0.87
BandWidth 7.00
MACD Line -0.13
MACD Signal Line -0.52
MACD Histogram 0.3898
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 3.91 Billion
Num Shares 60 Million
EPS 1.92
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 33.92
Price-to-Sales 1.36
Price-to-Book 1.04
PEG Ratio 9.47
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 67.40
Resistance 3 (R3) 67.28 66.40 67.02
Resistance 2 (R2) 66.40 65.82 66.46 66.89
Resistance 1 (R1) 65.76 65.46 65.32 65.88 66.77
Pivot Point 64.88 64.88 64.66 64.94 64.88
Support 1 (S1) 64.24 64.30 63.80 64.36 63.47
Support 2 (S2) 63.36 63.94 63.42 63.35
Support 3 (S3) 62.72 63.36 63.22
Support 4 (S4) 62.84