Technical Analysis for KEX - Kirby Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 61.59 -1.31% -0.82
KEX closed down 1.31 percent on Thursday, April 15, 2021, on 82 percent of normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average.
Earnings due: May 3
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
BB Squeeze Started Range Contraction 0.00%
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish -1.31%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish -1.31%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -1.31%
Outside Day Range Expansion -1.31%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 3.30%
Older End-of-Day Signals for KEX ...

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Alert Time
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 10 hours ago
10 DMA Support about 12 hours ago
Down 2 % about 13 hours ago
Down 1% about 13 hours ago
Fell Below 10 DMA about 13 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 Boats Transportation Services Barge Refined Petroleum Products Maritime Transport Shipping Transportation Segment Water Transport Marine Transportation Bulk Cargo Oil Products Diesel Engine Diesel Engines Navy Oil And Gas Operators United States Navy Agricultural Chemical 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 70.0
52 Week Low 35.1
Average Volume 338,049
200-Day Moving Average 50.33
50-Day Moving Average 62.64
20-Day Moving Average 62.19
10-Day Moving Average 61.45
Average True Range 2.16
ADX 20.93
+DI 19.22
-DI 26.16
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 63.31
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 64.93
Upper Bollinger Band 65.80
Lower Bollinger Band 58.58
Percent B (%b) 0.42
BandWidth 11.61
MACD Line -0.47
MACD Signal Line -0.34
MACD Histogram -0.1383
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 3.7 Billion
Num Shares 60 Million
EPS 1.92
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 32.08
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) 64.53
Resistance 3 (R3) 64.57 63.63 64.04
Resistance 2 (R2) 63.63 62.88 63.61 63.88
Resistance 1 (R1) 62.61 62.42 62.14 62.57 63.71
Pivot Point 61.67 61.67 61.44 61.65 61.67
Support 1 (S1) 60.65 60.92 60.18 60.61 59.47
Support 2 (S2) 59.71 60.46 59.69 59.30
Support 3 (S3) 58.69 59.71 59.14
Support 4 (S4) 58.65