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Kirby Corp: The Winning Streak Continues (KEX)

By Nick Russo

Kirby Corp (NYSE:KEX) traded at a new 52-week high today of $84.95. Approximately 101,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 505,000 shares.

Based on a current price of $84.80, Kirby Corp is currently 5.9% above its average consensus analyst price target of $79.80. The stock should discover initial support at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $61.50 and subsequent support at its 50-day MA of $60.97.

In the past 52 weeks, Kirby Corp share prices have been bracketed by a low of $50.80 and a high of $84.95 and are now at $84.80, 67% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.1%.

Kirby Corporation operates a fleet of inland tank barges. The Company transports industrial chemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals. Kirby also overhauls and services diesel engines employed in marine, power generation, and rail applications.

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Ticker(s): KEX