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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 is involved in the coastal transportation of dry-bulk cargoes. As of February 21, 2014, this segment owned or operated 861 inland tank barges, 253 inland towboats, 72 coastal tank barges, 76 coastal tugboats, 8 offshore dry-cargo barge and tugboat units, and 1 docking tugboat. The company’s Diesel Engine Services segment sells replacement parts; and provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, pumps, and compression products; maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, and entire reduction gears; and manufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units. This segment serves inland and offshore barge operators, oilfield service companies, oil and gas operators and producers, compression companies, offshore fishing companies, marine, and on-highway transportation companies, as well as the United States Coast Guard, 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. Kirby Corporation was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

4,575 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1921

kirby corp (KEX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and President
Total Annual Compensation: $440.0K
Executive Chairman and Member of Executive Co...
Total Annual Compensation: $827.5K
President of Kirby Inland Marine - LP and Pre...
Total Annual Compensation: $352.5K
President of Kirby Offshore Marine - LLC
Total Annual Compensation: $337.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kirby corp (KEX) Key Developments

Kirby Corporation to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 30, 2014

Kirby Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 4:00 PM, Central Standard Time on Jul 30, 2014

Kirby Mulls Acquisitions

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) is looking for the acquisitions. David Grzebinski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kirby Corporation said, "We still remain optimistic for potential acquisitions".

Kirby Corporation Announces Executive Changes; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year of 2014

On April 29, 2014, the Board of Directors of Kirby Corporation elected David Grzebinski as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Joe Pyne. Mr. Pyne will continue to serve as Kirby's Executive Chairman. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $589.2 million compared with $558.8 million a year ago. Operating income was $106.9 million compared with $99.8 million a year ago. Earnings before taxes on income were $101.0 million compared with $91.94 million a year ago. Net earnings were $63.0 million compared with $57.6 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were $62.2 million or $1.09 per basic and diluted share compared with $56.6 million or $1.00 per basic and diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $146.9 million compared with $139.9 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $62.3 million compared with $71.2 million a year ago. Total debt as of March 31 was $708 million, a $41 million reduction from total debt of $749 million as of December 31, 2013. The company's earnings guidance for the 2014 second quarter is $1.25 to $1.35 per share compared with $1.11 per share earned in the 2013 second quarter. The company is raising its full year 2014 earnings per share guidance to $4.80 to $5.00 compared with $4.44 per share for the 2013 year. The company now expects its 2014 capital spending to be in the $320 million to $330 million range.


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