NYSE:KRO - Kronos Worldwide Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.10 +0.04 (+0.28 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.06
Today's Range$13.81 - $14.27
52-Week Range$10.51 - $25.95
Volume290,000 shs
Average Volume387,661 shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio7.97
Dividend Yield5.12%
Beta2.03
Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for various products, such as paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. The company 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; titanium oxychloride for use in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, and production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices; and titanyl sulfate that is used in pearlescent pigments, natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications. In addition, it sells and provides technical services for its products. The company sells its products under the Kronos brand through distributors and agents to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP50105F10
Phone972-233-1700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.66 billion
Cash Flow$2.21 per share
Book Value$7.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$205 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,195
Market Cap$1.63 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, February 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, March 14th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.11%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th. This is a boost from Kronos Worldwide's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The specialty chemicals company earned $349.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $378 million. Kronos Worldwide had a net margin of 12.34% and a return on equity of 24.22%. View Kronos Worldwide's Earnings History.

When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?

Kronos Worldwide is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kronos Worldwide.

What price target have analysts set for KRO?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's share price to reach $25.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 79.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kronos Worldwide.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kronos Worldwide?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kronos Worldwide in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kronos Worldwide.

Has Kronos Worldwide been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KRO stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Kronos Worldwide's key competitors?

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 CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), Workday (WDAY), Applied Materials (AMAT), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Oracle (ORCL).

Who are Kronos Worldwide's key executives?

Kronos Worldwide's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert D. Graham, Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gregory M. Swalwell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. James Buch, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Kelly D. Luttmer, Exec. VP & Chief Tax Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brian W. Christian, Exec. VP (Age 40)

Who are Kronos Worldwide's major shareholders?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (3.94%), BlackRock Inc. (1.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.50%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Benjiman R Corona and Robert D Graham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kronos Worldwide.

Which institutional investors are selling Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Prudential Financial Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, WINTON GROUP Ltd and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.

Which institutional investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.

How do I buy shares of Kronos Worldwide?

Shares of KRO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kronos Worldwide's stock price today?

One share of KRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.10.

How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $205 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.77 on an earnings per share basis. Kronos Worldwide employs 2,195 workers across the globe.

What is Kronos Worldwide's official website?

The official website for Kronos Worldwide is http://www.kronostio2.com.

How can I contact Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide's mailing address is 5430 LBJ FREEWAY SUITE 1700, DALLAS TX, 75240. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 972-233-1700.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kronos Worldwide (NYSE KRO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  503
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This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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