Kronos Worldwide Company Profile (NYSE:KRO)

About Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)

Kronos Worldwide logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (Kronos) is a producer and marketer of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments, a base industrial product that is used in a range of applications. The Company, along with its distributors and agents, sells and provides technical services for its products with sales in Europe and North America. It offers its customers a portfolio of products that include TiO2 pigment grades under the Kronos brand, which provides a range of performance properties. It offers its products to domestic and international paint, plastics, decorative laminate and paper manufacturers. It ships TiO2 to its customers in either a powder or slurry form through rail, truck or ocean carrier. It sells and provides technical services for its products in three end use markets, which include coatings, plastics and paper. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, which include rutile and anatase. Rutile TiO2 is manufactured using both a chloride production process and a sulfate production process.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:KRO
  • CUSIP: 50105F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.43 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 115,894,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.37
  • 52 Week Range: $5.45 - $21.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.10
  • P/E Growth: -0.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.42 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.71
  • Book Value: $3.68 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.69
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $174.7 million
  • Net Margins: 5.93%
  • Return on Equity: 18.70%
  • Return on Assets: 6.51%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.85%
  • Current Ratio: 3.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.82%
  • Average Volume: 489,594 shs.
  • Beta: 2.08
  • Short Ratio: 4.41
Frequently Asked Questions for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)

What is Kronos Worldwide's stock symbol?

Kronos Worldwide trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KRO."

How often does Kronos Worldwide pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 2nd. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.08. The firm earned $369.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $350 million. Kronos Worldwide had a return on equity of 18.70% and a net margin of 5.93%. The firm's revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.03) EPS. View Kronos Worldwide's Earnings History.

Where is Kronos Worldwide's stock going? Where will Kronos Worldwide's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Kronos Worldwide.

Who are some of Kronos Worldwide's key competitors?

Who are Kronos Worldwide's key executives?

Kronos Worldwide's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert D. Graham, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gregory M. Swalwell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Benjamin R. Corona, President - Global Sales Management
  • James Buch, Chief Operating Officer
  • Brian W. Christian, Executive Vice President
  • Kelly D. Luttmer, Executive Vice President, Chief Tax Officer
  • Andrew B. Nace, Executive Vice President
  • John A. Sunny, Chief Information Officer, Vice President
  • Clarence B. Brown III, Vice President, General Counsel, Assistant Secretary
  • Tim C. Hafer, Vice President, Controller

Who owns Kronos Worldwide stock?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.88%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.11%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.10%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.05%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Benjiman R Corona, Brien Bobby D O, Janet G Keckeisen, Klemens Schluter, Loretta J Feehan and Steven L Watson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kronos Worldwide.

Who sold Kronos Worldwide stock? Who is selling Kronos Worldwide stock?

Kronos Worldwide's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.

Who bought Kronos Worldwide stock? Who is buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

Kronos Worldwide's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Kronos Worldwide stock in the last two years include Brien Bobby D O, Janet G Keckeisen, Klemens Schluter, Loretta J Feehan and Steven L Watson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.

How do I buy Kronos Worldwide stock?

Shares of Kronos Worldwide can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kronos Worldwide's stock price today?

One share of Kronos Worldwide stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.93.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE KRO)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  71 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  133 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  204
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $12.00 (42.67% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/28/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
3/14/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight -> Underweight$7.00 -> $12.00LowView Rating Details
8/18/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Earnings by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE KRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017Q1 2017$0.24$0.32$350.00 million$369.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3 2016$0.08$0.19$353.67 million$356.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q2$0.03$0.01$334.00 million$356.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1($0.13)($0.03)$308.50 million$318.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4($0.07)($0.18)$302.00 million$287.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$0.06($0.03)$339.20 million$336.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2$0.23($0.08)$388.28 million$360.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.16$0.16$410.30 million$365.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$0.14$0.17$359.43 million$373.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q3 2014$0.21$0.28$415.90 million$414.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q2$0.23$0.29$486.00 million$443.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1$0.13$0.12$433.67 million$420.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2014Q413$0.01$0.03$371.50 million$368.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.02)($0.26)$445.92 million$419.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013($0.12)($0.29)$464.79 million$481.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.08($0.35)$451.22 million$463.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2013Q4 2012($0.06)($0.16)$398.70 million$396.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012$0.26$0.30$483.23 million$472.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.44$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.74$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$0.50$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20171$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q4 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Most Recent Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:2.87%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:83.33% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.41% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
46.15% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE KRO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.08%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 14.28%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/5/2017Benjiman R CoronaInsiderSell2,000$18.35$36,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy6,000$4.05$24,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy34,134$4.09$139,608.06View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy18,000$4.11$73,980.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Klemens SchluterCOOBuy10,000$4.37$43,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy17,000$4.26$72,420.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy10,995$4.40$48,378.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy15,000$4.43$66,450.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy25,100$4.59$115,209.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy50,000$4.89$244,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy40,000$5.44$217,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy20,000$5.71$114,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy8,200$5.84$47,888.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy41,100$5.93$243,723.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Steven L WatsonChairmanBuy5,000$5.99$29,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy31,000$6.06$187,860.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Steven L WatsonInsiderBuy2,500$6.53$16,325.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy15,000$6.06$90,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy20,000$6.18$123,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy5,000$6.52$32,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Loretta J. FeehanDirectorBuy2,000$6.91$13,820.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy26,000$6.60$171,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy20,000$6.97$139,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy2,450$7.23$17,713.50View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy4,000$6.99$27,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Brien Bobby D OCEOBuy5,000$7.20$36,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy9,000$7.10$63,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy7,000$7.23$50,610.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Brien Bobby D OCEOBuy11,082$7.45$82,560.90View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Steven L. WatsonChairmanBuy6,000$7.53$45,180.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Janet G KeckeisenVPBuy6,500$7.80$50,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2015Steven L WatsonChairmanBuy24,500$8.13$199,185.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Steven L WatsonChairmanBuy10,000$12.04$120,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Steven WatsonCEOBuy2,000$15.00$30,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Steven WatsonCEOBuy3,250$14.98$48,685.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Steven WatsonCEOBuy2,500$15.03$37,575.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Steven WatsonCEOBuy3,000$14.95$44,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderSell100,000$17.25$1,725,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2013Glenn R SimmonsDirectorBuy15,000$17.49$262,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$19.25$96,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2013Glenn R SimmonsDirectorBuy10,000$19.46$194,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013Glenn R SimmonsDirectorBuy5,000$19.18$95,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2012Glenn R SimmonsDirectorBuy5,000$13.29$66,450.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Latest Headlines for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
DateHeadline logoBidaskClub Downgrades Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) to Buy - July 23 at 4:22 PM logoKronos Worldwide Inc (KRO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 14 at 12:32 PM logoHead to Head Review: Cabot Corporation (CBT) & Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) - July 10 at 6:22 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for July 7th - July 8 at 12:11 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for July 5th - July 6 at 7:07 AM logoBenjiman R. Corona Sells 2,000 Shares of Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) Stock - July 5 at 8:09 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KRO-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 5:58 PM logoBUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Micron, Nike, Bank of America ... - Nasdaq - June 30 at 11:19 PM logoSherwin-Williams Scales New 52-Week High: What's Driving it? - June 30 at 12:53 AM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for June 26th - June 26 at 9:19 AM logoWhy Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Stock Might be a Great Pick - June 23 at 6:36 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for June 22nd - June 23 at 7:37 AM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:KRO) : June 20, 2017 - June 20 at 7:10 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KRO-US : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 12:01 PM logoKronos Worldwide Inc (KRO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 19 at 11:08 AM logoKronos Worldwide Inc (KRO) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub - June 17 at 5:26 PM logoDyes and Pigments Market Growing at a CAGR of 5.0% During 2016 to 2021 - - June 13 at 5:56 PM logoPre-Market Technical Pulse on Specialty Chemicals Stocks -- Ferro, Kronos Worldwide, PolyOne, and Delta Technology - PR Newswire (press release) - June 13 at 8:35 AM logoPPG Flight Testing WinLogic System for FAA Certification - June 13 at 8:35 AM logoWhy the Earnings Streak Will Continue for Kronos (KRO) - Nasdaq ... - Nasdaq - June 12 at 3:23 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for June 12th - June 12 at 3:23 PM logoWhy the Earnings Streak Will Continue for Kronos (KRO) - June 12 at 3:23 PM logoPolyOne (POL) Scoops Up Rutland Holding, Expands Portfolio - June 12 at 3:23 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) - June 9 at 9:18 AM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc -- Moody's changes Kronos Worldwide's outlook to stable; ratings affirmed - June 8 at 7:10 PM logoCritical Review: Kronos Worldwide (KRO) & Methanex (MEOH) - June 8 at 7:56 AM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for June 6th - June 6 at 9:58 AM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. : KRO-US: Dividend Analysis : June 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 7:35 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Upgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 2 at 3:08 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 23rd - May 23 at 10:49 AM logoPPG PAINTS Brand Announces Enhancement of Three Products - May 23 at 10:49 AM logoIs Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - May 22 at 10:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to Kronos Worldwide, Inc. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 5:55 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (kro) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 - May 19 at 12:52 PM logoKRONOS WORLDWIDE, INC. ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND AND RESULTS OF ANNUAL STOCKHOLDER ... - Nasdaq - May 19 at 10:45 AM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. :KRO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 10:45 AM logoGrowth Opportunities in the Global Titanium Dioxide Market, 2021 - Research and Markets - May 17 at 11:13 PM logoKRONOS WORLDWIDE, INC. ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND AND RESULTS OF ANNUAL STOCKHOLDER MEETING - May 17 at 6:11 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Set $12.33 Target Price for Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) - May 17 at 10:52 AM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 17th - May 17 at 9:42 AM logoIamgold (IAG) Posts Earnings in Q1, Sales Increase Y/Y - May 16 at 10:48 AM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 15th - May 15 at 10:41 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Issued By SunTrust Banks (KRO) - May 15 at 8:43 AM logoKronos Worldwide Hits New 52-Week High on Solid Prospects - May 12 at 6:52 PM logoNewmont to Invest $109M for 19.9% Stake in Continental Gold - May 12 at 6:52 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.39 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (KRO) - May 12 at 10:11 AM logoThis Chemical Stock Has Posted 4 Quarters Of Triple-Digit Growth - May 10 at 12:58 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS - May 9 at 4:02 PM logoBRIEF-Kronos Q1 earnings per share $0.32 - May 9 at 12:05 PM logoKronos Worldwide posts 1Q profit - May 8 at 6:22 PM



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