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NYSE:KRO

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.21
-0.08 (-0.71%)
(As of 02:47 PM ET)
Today's Range
$11.21
$11.43
50-Day Range
$8.33
$12.28
52-Week Range
$6.16
$12.48
Volume
93,418 shs
Average Volume
246,632 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.78%
Price Target
$9.00

Kronos Worldwide MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Sell
1.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.8% Downside
$9.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.77% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.53
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.65mentions of Kronos Worldwide in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$10,650 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
127.27%
From $0.33 to $0.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

102nd out of 172 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

7th out of 9 stocks

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About Kronos Worldwide Stock (NYSE:KRO)

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for various products, including paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, foods, and cosmetics. It also produces ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron-based chemicals, which are used as treatment and conditioning agents for industrial effluents and municipal wastewater, as well as in the manufacture of iron pigments, cement, and agricultural products; specialty chemicals for use in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, and production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices, as well as for use in natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications. In addition, the company provides technical services for its products. It sells its products under the KRONOS brand through agents and distributors to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

KRO Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/14 Dividend
3/04/2024
Last Earnings
3/06/2024
Dividend Payable
3/14/2024
Today
4/19/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-Industry
Commodity Chemicals
CUSIP
50105F10
Employees
2,196
Year Founded
1916

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$9.00
High Stock Price Target
$11.00
Low Stock Price Target
$8.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-20.3%
Consensus Rating
Sell
Rating Score (0-4)
1.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-49,100,000.00
Pretax Margin
-4.37%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.67 billion
Cash Flow
$0.03 per share
Book Value
$7.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
114,900,000
Market Cap
$1.30 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.21

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Key Executives

  • Mr. James M. Buch (Age 63)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $2.14M
  • Mr. Tim C. Hafer (Age 62)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.02M
  • Mr. Brian W. Christian (Age 45)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. John A. Sunny (Age 61)
    Executive VP & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $933k
  • Mr. Benjiman R. Corona (Age 63)
    President of Americas
    Comp: $831.76k
  • Mr. Michael S. Simmons (Age 52)
    Vice Chairman
  • Mr. Rainer F. Gruber (Age 55)
    Executive VP and Chief Manufacturing & Technology Officer
  • Ms. Jane R. Grimm (Age 52)
    Secretary

KRO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kronos Worldwide stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kronos Worldwide in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "sell" KRO shares.
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What is Kronos Worldwide's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their KRO share price targets range from $8.00 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $9.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 20.8%.
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How have KRO shares performed in 2024?

Kronos Worldwide's stock was trading at $9.94 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, KRO shares have increased by 14.3% and is now trading at $11.36.
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Are investors shorting Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 843,700 shares, a decrease of 36.1% from the February 29th total of 1,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 249,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 3.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 6th. The specialty chemicals company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.02. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $400.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $404.94 million. Kronos Worldwide had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.73% and a negative net margin of 2.95%.

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

Kronos Worldwide announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Thursday, March 14th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.69%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th.
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Is Kronos Worldwide a good dividend stock?

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.70%. KRO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What ETFs hold Kronos Worldwide's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) stock in their portfolio include Conductor Global Equity Value ETF (CGV).WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Quality Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS).

What guidance has Kronos Worldwide issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kronos Worldwide updated its fourth quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $390.0 million-$410.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $379.1 million.

What is Steve Watson's approval rating as Kronos Worldwide's CEO?

2 employees have rated Kronos Worldwide Chief Executive Officer Steve Watson on Glassdoor.com. Steve Watson has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Steve Watson in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kronos Worldwide own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kronos Worldwide investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), Workday (WDAY), Applied Materials (AMAT), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), BlackRock (BLK), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are Kronos Worldwide's major shareholders?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.07%), Mirador Capital Partners LP (0.05%) and Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Amy A Samford, Andrew B Nace, Bryan A Hanley, Bryan A Hanley and Corp Contran.
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How do I buy shares of Kronos Worldwide?

Shares of KRO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KRO) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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