Kronos Worldwide Company Profile (NYSE:KRO)

About Kronos Worldwide

Kronos Worldwide logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. 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 in approximately 100 countries with sales in Europe and North America. It offers its customers a portfolio of products that include over 40 different TiO2 pigment grades under the Kronos brand. It offers its products to domestic and international paint, plastics, decorative laminate and paper manufacturers. It sells and provides technical services for its products in over three end-use markets, which include coatings, plastics and paper. It produces TiO2 in over two crystalline forms, including rutile and anatase. Its TiO2 is used in a range of cosmetic and personal care products, such as skin cream, lipstick, eye shadow and toothpaste, and also found in food products, such as candy and confectionaries, and in pet foods.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KRO
  • CUSIP: 50105F10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.24
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.83
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.82
  • 52-Week Range: $115,894,000.00 - $4.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 39.56
  • P/E Growth: -1.66
  • Market Cap: $1.65B
  • Outstanding Shares: 115,894,000
  • Beta: 2.24
  • Net Margins: -0.02%
  • Return on Equity: -0.07%
  • Return on Assets: -0.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.74%
  • Current Ratio: 3.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.81%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/28/2015Barclays PLCLower Price TargetUnderweight$11.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
8/18/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
3/18/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeReduce -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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$0.09($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
11/7/2014$0.21$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q2$0.25$0.29$486.00 million$443.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1$0.08$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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.27 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.36 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20161$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20161$0.10$0.10$0.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:4.21%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-5,994.01% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
222.22% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
166.67% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 13.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 2nd.

When will Kronos Worldwide announce their earnings?

Kronos Worldwide is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns Kronos Worldwide stock?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.04%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.90%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.56%), State Street Corp (0.38%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.28%) and Comerica Bank (0.18%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Brien Bobby D O, Janet G Keckeisen, Klemens Schluter, Loretta J Feehan and Steven L Watson.

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Comerica Bank.

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

Kronos Worldwide's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. ADV, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, AQR Capital Management LLC and State Street Corp. 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.

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.

How much does a share of Kronos Worldwide stock cost?

One share of Kronos Worldwide stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.24.

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by Staff