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

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$12.86 -0.09 (-0.69 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 04:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.95
Today's Range$12.62 - $13.14
52-Week Range$12.62 - $29.49
Volume496,600 shs
Average Volume465,746 shs
Market Capitalization$1.56 billion
P/E Ratio6.84
Dividend Yield5.04%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:KRO
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60
Current Ratio4.96
Quick Ratio3.17


Trailing P/E Ratio6.84
Forward P/E Ratio5.16
P/E Growth0.39

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.73 billion
Price / Sales0.86
Cash Flow$2.1291 per share
Price / Cash6.04
Book Value$6.51 per share
Price / Book1.98


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$354.50 million
Net Margins12.94%
Return on Equity33.77%
Return on Assets14.61%


Outstanding Shares115,910,000
Market Cap$1.56 billion

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 Thursday, October 25th. Stockholders 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 5.29%. 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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.49. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $410.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $467 million. Kronos Worldwide had a net margin of 12.94% and a return on equity of 33.77%. Kronos Worldwide's revenue for the quarter was down 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Kronos Worldwide's stock. 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. This suggests a possible upside of 97.0% 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 articles about KRO stock have trended extremely negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kronos Worldwide earned a daily sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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)

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 LSV Asset Management (3.79%), BlackRock Inc. (1.68%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.34%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.46%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.17%). 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 $12.86.

How big of a company is Kronos Worldwide?

Kronos Worldwide has a market capitalization of $1.56 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  475
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 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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