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NYSE:KROKronos Worldwide Stock Price, Forecast & News

$10.01
+0.07 (+0.70 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$9.79
Now: $10.01
$10.17
50-Day Range
$8.23
MA: $9.06
$10.06
52-Week Range
$6.80
Now: $10.01
$16.00
Volume316,906 shs
Average Volume278,458 shs
Market Capitalization$1.16 billion
P/E Ratio13.90
Dividend Yield7.24%
Beta1.69
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, including paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, foods, 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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.15 out of 5 stars


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$1.24 per share
Book Value$6.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,200
Market Cap$1.16 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kronos Worldwide's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kronos Worldwide's stock was trading at $7.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KRO stock has increased by 27.0% and is now trading at $10.01. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kronos Worldwide?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kronos Worldwide in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Kronos Worldwide.

When is Kronos Worldwide's next earnings date?

Kronos Worldwide is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kronos Worldwide.

How were Kronos Worldwide's earnings last quarter?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.08. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $421 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $415.97 million. Kronos Worldwide had a return on equity of 10.12% and a net margin of 4.88%. The business's revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.26 EPS. View Kronos Worldwide's earnings history.

How often does Kronos Worldwide pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, June 18th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 8th. View Kronos Worldwide's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KRO?

2 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Kronos Worldwide's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Kronos Worldwide's stock price to reach $9.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View analysts' price targets for Kronos Worldwide.

Has Kronos Worldwide been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KRO stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutKronos Worldwide.

Are investors shorting Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,700,000 shares, a decrease of 26.4% from the April 15th total of 5,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 410,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.0 days. Currently, 16.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Kronos Worldwide's Current Options Chain.

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 CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), Workday (WDAY), Applied Materials (AMAT), BlackRock (BLK), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Endologix (ELGX).

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 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.60%), Luminus Management LLC (1.12%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.88%), State Street Corp (0.56%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.29%). 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. 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 Luminus Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Raymond James & Associates, Morgan Stanley, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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 BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Cozad Asset Management Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Alpha Windward LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kronos Worldwide's stock price today?

One share of KRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.01.

How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.16 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. 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.

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 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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