Kronos Worldwide Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.78 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume76,229 shs
Average Volume159,973 shs
Market Capitalization$1.79 billion
P/E Ratio31.55
Dividend Yield4.69%
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About Kronos Worldwide

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; 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, 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.


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2.02 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

46th out of 891 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

4th out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kronos Worldwide a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kronos Worldwide in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Kronos Worldwide stock.
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Are investors shorting Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 607,800 shares, a drop of 15.6% from the May 13th total of 720,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 160,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?

Kronos Worldwide is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $465 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $458.57 million. Kronos Worldwide had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.06% and a net margin of 3.36%.
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How has Kronos Worldwide's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Kronos Worldwide's stock was trading at $7.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KRO shares have increased by 96.2% and is now trading at $15.46.
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How often does Kronos Worldwide pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 19th. Investors of record on Monday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, June 17th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 4th.
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Is Kronos Worldwide a good dividend stock?

Kronos Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.69%. KRO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Kronos Worldwide does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Kronos Worldwide is 130.91%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Kronos Worldwide will have a dividend payout ratio of 72.00% next year. This indicates that Kronos Worldwide will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for KRO?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $17.50. On average, they expect Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kronos Worldwide's key executives?

Kronos Worldwide's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert D. Graham, Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 65, Pay $3.62M)
  • Mr. James W. Brown, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. James M. Buch, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.56M)
  • Mr. Brian W. Christian, Exec. VP (Age 42, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Nace, Exec. VP (Age 56, Pay $953k)
  • Mr. John A. Sunny, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Janet G. Keckeisen, VP of Corp. Strategy & Investor Relations (Age 65)
  • Mr. Clarence B. Brown III, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Benjiman R. Corona, Pres of Global Sales Management (Age 60)
  • Ms. Patricia A. Kropp, VP of Global HR (Age 61)

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

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

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 Micron Technology (MU), CA (CA), Workday (WDAY), Applied Materials (AMAT), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), The Boeing (BA), BlackRock (BLK), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Caterpillar (CAT).

What is Kronos Worldwide's stock symbol?

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

Who are Kronos Worldwide's major shareholders?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Kempen Capital Management N.V. (2.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.08%), BlackRock Inc. (1.80%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.22%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.76%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.75%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Andrew B Nace, Bryan A Hanley, Cecil H Moore Jr, Loretta J Feehan and Robert D Graham.
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Which major investors are selling Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Advisors Asset Management Inc., and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.
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Which major investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kempen Capital Management N.V., Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Mirador Capital Partners LP, Millennium Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have bought Kronos Worldwide stock in the last two years include Andrew B Nace, Bryan A Hanley, Cecil H Moore Jr, Loretta J Feehan, and Robert D Graham.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kronos Worldwide's stock price today?

One share of KRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.46.

How much money does Kronos Worldwide make?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion and generates $1.64 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $63.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kronos Worldwide have?

Kronos Worldwide employs 2,242 workers across the globe.

When was Kronos Worldwide founded?

Kronos Worldwide was founded in 1916.

What is Kronos Worldwide's official website?

The official website for Kronos Worldwide is www.kronostio2.com.

Where are Kronos Worldwide's headquarters?

Kronos Worldwide is headquartered at 5430 LBJ FREEWAY SUITE 1700, DALLAS TX, 75240.

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.

This page was last updated on 6/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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