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Kirby Corp (KEX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • SWOT Analysis
  • 25 pages
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Kirby Corp (Kirby) is a provider of marine transportation services. The company offers marine transportation and diesel engine services. Its marine transportation services include distribution of petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemical products by inland and offshore tank barge. Its diesel engine services provide distribution and consulting services for high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, pumps and compression products; and offers manufacturing and remanufacturing of oilfield service equipment. Kirby provides after-market service for medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, reduction gears and ancillary products. The company also owns and operates offshore barge and tugboat units transporting dry-bulk commodities in the US. Kirby is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Kirby Corp Key Recent Developments

Jul 25, 2018: Kirby Corporation announces 2018 second quarter results
Jan 31, 2018: Kirby reports 2017 Q4 and full year results
Nov 01, 2017: Kirby Announces 2017 Third Quarter Results
Aug 17, 2017: Kirby Announces Resignation Of Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer C. Andrew Smith
Jul 26, 2017: Kirby Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Kirby Corp provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the Author to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

This company report forms part of the Author’s ‘Profile on Demand’ service, covering over 50,000 of the world’s leading companies. Once purchased, the Author’s highly qualified team of company analysts will comprehensively research and author a full financial and strategic analysis of Kirby Corp including a detailed SWOT analysis, and deliver this direct to you in pdf format within two business days. (excluding weekends).

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Section 1 - About the Company

Kirby Corp - Key Information
Kirby Corp - Overview
Kirby Corp - Key Employees
Kirby Corp - Key Employee Biographies
Kirby Corp - Key Operational Heads
Kirby Corp - Major Products and Services
Kirby Corp - History
Kirby Corp - Company Statement
Kirby Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis

Kirby Corp - Business Description
Kirby Corp - Corporate Strategy
Kirby Corp - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Kirby Corp - Strengths
Kirby Corp - Weaknesses
Kirby Corp - Opportunities
Kirby Corp - Threats
Kirby Corp - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts

Kirby Corp - Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 - Appendix

Ratio Definitions
About Us
Contact Us

Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

List of Tables

Kirby Corp, Key Information
Kirby Corp, Key Ratios
Kirby Corp, Share Data
Kirby Corp, Major Products and Services
Kirby Corp, History
Kirby Corp, Key Employees
Kirby Corp, Key Employee Biographies
Kirby Corp, Key Operational Heads
Kirby Corp, Other Locations
Kirby Corp, Subsidiaries

Kirby Corp, Key Competitors
Kirby Corp, SWOT Analysis
Kirby Corp, Ratios based on current share price
Kirby Corp, Annual Ratios
Kirby Corp, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Kirby Corp, Performance Chart
Kirby Corp, Ratio Charts
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