NYSE:KRO - Kronos Worldwide Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$23.40 +0.09 (+0.39 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 06:53 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.31
Today's Range$22.87 - $23.45
52-Week Range$17.11 - $29.49
Volume454,019 shs
Average Volume385,918 shs
Market Capitalization$2.70 billion
P/E Ratio12.45
Dividend Yield2.92%
Kronos Worldwide logoKronos 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68
Current Ratio4.58
Quick Ratio2.93


Trailing P/E Ratio12.45
Forward P/E Ratio7.88
P/E Growth1.57

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.73 billion
Price / Sales1.57
Cash Flow$2.2457 per share
Price / Cash10.42
Book Value$6.51 per share
Price / Book3.59


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$354.50 million
Net Margins21.70%
Return on Equity38.70%
Return on Assets16.18%


Outstanding Shares115,900,000

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 Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 4th. View Kronos Worldwide's Dividend History.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) announced 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 had revenue of $430.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $474.71 million. Kronos Worldwide had a return on equity of 38.70% and a net margin of 21.70%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.32 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, August, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kronos Worldwide.

What price target have analysts set for KRO?

3 Wall Street analysts 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 year. 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 headlines about KRO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.17 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Kronos Worldwide's major shareholders?

Kronos Worldwide's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was bought 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 $23.40.

How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $2.70 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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kronos Worldwide (KRO)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  239 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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