Investors are on the edge of their collective seats, hoping that Kirby
What analysts say
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Kirby, with 10 of 12 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts don't like Kirby as much as competitor Horizon Lines overall. That rating hasn't budged in three months as analysts have remained steady in their opinion of the stock.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $387.7 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 41.7% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.74 per share. Estimates range from $0.72 to $0.77.
What our community says
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 98.2% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 95.6% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools have embraced Kirby, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 54 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Kirby's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Kirby's profit has risen year over year by an average of 3.5%. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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