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Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.15 (-0.80%)
(As of 05/27/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
224,376 shs
Average Volume
161,372 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.15 billion
P/E Ratio
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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; specialty chemicals for use in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, and production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices, as well as for use 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. operates as a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial inorganic chemicals
Commodity Chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.94 billion
Cash Flow
$1.53 per share
Book Value
$7.91 per share


Net Income
$112.90 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.15 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/17 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

136th out of 245 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

7th out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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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When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?

Kronos Worldwide is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.22. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $562.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $504.02 million. Kronos Worldwide had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.65% and a net margin of 7.40%.
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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, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Thursday, June 16th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.07%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 3rd.
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Is Kronos Worldwide a good dividend stock?

Kronos Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.04%. 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 58.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kronos Worldwide will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.88% 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Kronos Worldwide's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's share price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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 & CEO (Age 66, Pay $3.73M)
  • Mr. James M. Buch, Pres & COO (Age 61, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Tim C. Hafer, Sr. VP, Principal Accounting Officer & CFO (Age 60, Pay $787k)
  • Mr. Brian W. Christian, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 43, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Nace, Exec. VP (Age 57, Pay $876k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John A. Sunny, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Janet G. Keckeisen, VP of Corp. Strategy & Investor Relations (Age 66)
  • Ms. Alexis A. Thomason, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 41)
  • Mr. Benjiman R. Corona, Pres of Global Sales Management (Age 61)
  • Ms. Patricia A. Kropp, Sr. VP of Global HR (Age 62)
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), 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kempen Capital Management N.V. (2.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.87%), BlackRock Inc. (1.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.06%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.83%). Company insiders that own Kronos Worldwide stock include Andrew B Nace and Bryan A Hanley.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Kempen Capital Management N.V., JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, KG&L Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and PEAK6 Investments LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kronos Worldwide stock?

KRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kronos Worldwide stock in the last two years include Andrew B Nace, and Bryan A Hanley.
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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 $18.66.

How much money does Kronos Worldwide make?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $112.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.309990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kronos Worldwide have?

Kronos Worldwide employs 2,248 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.

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 or via fax at 972-448-1445.

This page was last updated on 5/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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