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
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:KRO
  • CUSIP: 50105F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.26 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 115,894,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.15
  • 52 Week Range: $4.70 - $19.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.91
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.98
  • P/E Growth: -0.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.42 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.59
  • Book Value: $3.68 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBIDTA: $174.7 million
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 566,382 shs.
  • Beta: 2.24
  • 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. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 2nd. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.08. The business earned $369.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $350 million. Kronos Worldwide had a negative net margin of 0.02% and a negative return on equity of 0.07%. The company's revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($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 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Kronos Worldwide's share price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kronos Worldwide.

Who are some of Kronos Worldwide's key competitors?

Who owns Kronos Worldwide stock?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (1.40%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.97%), 1060 Capital LLC (0.91%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.75%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.55%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include 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 Credit Suisse AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.

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

Kronos Worldwide's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 1060 Capital LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Menta Capital LLC. 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.

How much does a share of Kronos Worldwide stock cost?

One share of Kronos Worldwide stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.48.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $12.00 (38.40% 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 5/24/2015 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)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:3.08%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-5,994.01% (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: 0.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 13.80%
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
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 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 logoKRONOS WORLDWIDE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2017 RESULTS - May 8 at 5:48 PM logoPPG Expands Color Solutions Product Line with RapidMatch XI - May 8 at 9:53 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates - May 8 at 9:53 AM logoWestlake Chemical (WLK) Tops Q1 Earnings and Sales Estimates - May 5 at 6:11 PM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Share Price - May 3 at 12:14 PM logoKinross (KGC) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates - May 3 at 8:50 AM logoLyondellBasell (LYB) Misses Q1 Earnings Estimates, Sales Top - April 28 at 7:09 PM logoPotash Corp (POT) Tops Earnings & Revenues Estimates in Q1 - April 28 at 9:42 AM logoDow Chemical's (DOW) Q1 Earnings Top, Profit Shoots Up - April 27 at 6:47 PM logoKronos Worldwide (KRO) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 25 at 8:08 PM logoValmont's (VMI) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates - April 21 at 6:04 PM logoKronos Worldwide (KRO) Earning Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 20 at 8:45 AM logoAgrium Wraps Up Commissioning of New Urea Facility at Borger - April 19 at 6:18 PM logoZacks: Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Sell" from Analysts - April 18 at 10:22 PM logoCelanese (CE) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q1 - April 18 at 10:46 AM logoKronos Worldwide (KRO) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 17 at 9:06 PM logo4 Momentum Picks to Fetch You Profits Fast - April 17 at 5:31 PM logoAir Products Poised on Strategic Actions Amid Headwinds - April 10 at 10:46 AM logoPPG Industries Buys Remaining Interest in IVC Joint Venture - April 7 at 10:45 AM logoWhy Kronos Worldwide Stock Jumped 15% in March - April 6 at 1:03 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Upgraded to "B-" at TheStreet - April 2 at 10:54 PM logoTitanium Dioxide Market by Grade, Application, and Region - Global Forecast To 2021 - March 29 at 11:47 PM logoKronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Lowered to "Hold" at Standpoint Research - March 28 at 11:06 PM logoKronos Worldwide downgraded by Standpoint Research - March 28 at 10:48 PM logoAnalysts Expect Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) to Announce $0.22 Earnings Per Share - March 27 at 11:53 AM logoKronos Worldwide Hits New 52-Week High on Bright Prospects - March 22 at 9:44 AM logo3 Reasons Why Kronos Worldwide (KRO) is a Great Momentum Stock - March 21 at 12:06 PM logoBarclays PLC Raises Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) Price Target to $12.00 - March 20 at 11:52 AM logoKRONOS WORLDWIDE INC Financials - March 16 at 6:59 PM



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