About Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Trailing P/E Ratio13.18
Forward P/E Ratio8.34
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.73 billion
Price / Sales1.66
Cash Flow$2.2365 per share
Price / Cash11.08
Book Value$6.51 per share
Price / Book3.81
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$354.50 million
Return on Equity38.70%
Return on Assets16.18%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 4th. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.
How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?
Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.09. The specialty chemicals company earned $430.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $474.71 million. Kronos Worldwide had a net margin of 21.70% and a return on equity of 38.70%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.32 EPS. View Kronos Worldwide's Earnings History.
When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for KRO?
3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $25.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kronos Worldwide.
Who are some of Kronos Worldwide's key competitors?
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 62)
- Mr. Gregory M. Swalwell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
- Mr. James Buch, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
- Ms. Kelly D. Luttmer, Exec. VP & Chief Tax Officer (Age 54)
- Mr. Brian W. Christian, Exec. VP (Age 39)
Has Kronos Worldwide been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about KRO stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a daily sentiment score of 0.45 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 43.64 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Kronos Worldwide's major shareholders?
Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.04%), Millennium Management LLC (0.48%), Northern Trust Corp (0.29%), Hancock Holding Co. (0.28%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.23%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kronos Worldwide.
Which major investors are selling Kronos Worldwide stock?
KRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Smith Asset Management Group LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kronos Worldwide.
Which major investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?
KRO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, BlackRock Inc., Algert Global LLC, Hancock Holding Co., Trexquant Investment LP, Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. and Navellier & Associates Inc. 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 $24.78.
How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?
Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion and generates $1.73 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $354.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis. Kronos Worldwide employs 2,245 workers across the globe.
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.
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