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KEX Kirby
PE ratio, current and historical analysis

## KEX PE ratio history

### Kirby PE ratio by year

## KEX average PE ratio chart

## KEX PE vs peers

## Frequently asked questions

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What is Kirby's PE ratio?

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What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Kirby (KEX)?

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What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Kirby (KEX)?

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What is the highest PE ratio for KEX?

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How does the current PE ratio for KEX compare to its historical average?

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How is KEX's PE ratio calculated (Kirby PE ratio formula)?

The current PE ratio for Kirby stock as of Jul 12, 2024 is 28.42. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $4.26 and the stock price of $121.08 per share. The PE ratio marks an increase of 20% from its last 4 quarters average of 23.6.

How has KEX's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Kirby for the last ten years is 27.68. The current P/E ratio of 28.42 is 2.7% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, KEX's PE ratio peaked in the Jun 2021 quarter at 64.51, when the price was $60.64 and the EPS was $0.94. The lowest point was in the Dec 2017 quarter, when it reached 11.89 with a price of $66.8 and an EPS of $5.62.

Average

27.68

Median

24.86

Minimum

11.89

Maximum

64.51

Maximum annual increase: 332.46% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -52.99% in 2017

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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2023 | 20.98 | -33.48% |

2022 | 31.54 | N/A |

2021 | N/A | N/A |

2020 | N/A | N/A |

2019 | 37.62 | -26.84% |

2018 | 51.42 | 332.46% |

2017 | 11.89 | -52.99% |

2016 | 25.29 | 98.04% |

2015 | 12.77 | -21.7% |

2014 | 16.31 | -26.7% |

What is the average PE ratio of KEX for the past years

Currently, KEX's PE ratio is higher than the 3 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than its 5-year average.

3-year avg

27.54

5-year avg

35.3

10-year avg

27.68

15-year avg

24.24

What is KEX's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer MMLP, KEX's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than CAT's and EPD's.

Stock name | PE ratio | Market cap |
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EPD Enterprise Products Partners Lp | 11.57 | $63.84B |

CAT Caterpillar Inc | 15.08 | $164.2B |

KEX Kirby Corp | 28.42 | $7.06B |

MMLP Martin Midstream Partners Lp | 36.25 | $141.38M |

KEX's price to earnings ratio is 28.42 as of Jul 12, 2024.

As an average over the last 3 years, KEX stock has a PE ratio of 27.54.

As an average over the last 5 years, KEX stock has a PE ratio of 35.3.

Over the last ten years, the Jun 2021 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 64.51.

The current PE ratio of KEX is 2.7% higher than the 10-year historical average.

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jul 12, 2024), Kirby's share price is $121.08. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.26. Therefore, Kirby's PE ratio for today is 28.42. `PE RATIO(28.42) = STOCK PRICE($121.08) / TTM EPS($4.26)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.