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Kronos Worldwide Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.18 (-1.18 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.13
50-Day Range
MA: $14.80
52-Week Range
Now: $15.13
Volume298,945 shs
Average Volume153,319 shs
Market Capitalization$1.75 billion
P/E Ratio28.02
Dividend Yield4.65%
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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Kronos Worldwide Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.73 billion
Cash Flow$1.21 per share
Book Value$7.06 per share


Net Income$87.10 million


Market Cap$1.75 billion
Next Earnings Date3/10/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

162nd out of 837 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

6th out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.18 (-1.18 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kronos Worldwide a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Kronos Worldwide stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KRO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kronos Worldwide?

Wall Street analysts have given Kronos Worldwide a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kronos Worldwide wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, March 10th 2021.
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How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.01. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $416.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $373.28 million. Kronos Worldwide had a net margin of 3.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.88%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.16 earnings per share.
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How has Kronos Worldwide's stock 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. Since then, KRO stock has increased by 92.0% and is now trading at $15.13.
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How often does Kronos Worldwide pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, March 18th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 8th.
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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 4.65%. 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 strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Kronos Worldwide is 96.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Kronos Worldwide will have a dividend payout ratio of 100.00% in the coming year. This indicates that Kronos Worldwide may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for KRO?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $11.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.1%.
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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 $3M)
  • Mr. James W. Brown, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 64, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. James M. Buch, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Brian W. Christian, Exec. VP (Age 42, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. John A. Sunny, 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)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Nace, Exec. VP (Age 56)

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.10%), BlackRock Inc. (1.70%), Kempen Capital Management N.V. (1.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.31%) 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, Boston Partners, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, and Northern Trust Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kempen Capital Management N.V., BlackRock Inc., Mirador Capital Partners LP, CWM Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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 $15.13.

How much money does Kronos Worldwide make?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.75 billion and generates $1.73 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $87.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kronos Worldwide have?

Kronos Worldwide employs 2,200 workers across the globe.

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 3/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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