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

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$15.45 +0.56 (+3.76 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.89
Today's Range$14.80 - $15.49
52-Week Range$10.51 - $25.95
Volume426,803 shs
Average Volume387,579 shs
Market Capitalization$1.79 billion
P/E Ratio8.22
Dividend Yield4.57%
Beta1.94
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$1.73 billion
Cash Flow$2.3409 per share
Book Value$6.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$354.50 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,245
Market Cap$1.79 billion
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, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 3rd. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.49. The specialty chemicals company earned $410.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $467 million. Kronos Worldwide had a return on equity of 33.77% and a net margin of 12.94%. Kronos Worldwide's revenue was down 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.64 earnings per share. 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 Monday, March 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kronos Worldwide.

What price target have analysts set for KRO?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $25.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 64.0% 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 headlines about KRO stock have trended neutral on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (3.94%), BlackRock Inc. (1.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.50%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.46%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Benjiman R Corona and Robert D Graham. 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 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 major 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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $15.45.

How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.79 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.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  493
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kronos Worldwide and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KRO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KRO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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