Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $12.52

-0.32 (-2.49%)

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  • Value is the dimension where KRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.66% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KRO is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • KRO ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

KRO Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.69, KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC has a higher such ratio than merely 20.95% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC is reporting a growth rate of 144.18%; that's higher than 89.1% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC are PVH, ETD, TGLS, IMKTA, and APWC.
  • Visit KRO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KRO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, KRO's EV/EBIT ratio is 37.37% lower, now standing at 6.2.
  • Over the past 228 months, KRO's price/earnings ratio has gone down 1.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRO 2022-09-02 0.7 1.6 8.6 6.2
KRO 2022-09-01 0.7 1.7 8.8 6.3
KRO 2022-08-31 0.7 1.6 8.7 6.2
KRO 2022-08-30 0.7 1.8 9.3 6.6
KRO 2022-08-29 0.8 1.8 9.5 6.8
KRO 2022-08-26 0.8 1.8 9.5 6.8

KRO Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 18.75%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -22.37%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 74.43%.
Over the past 52 months, KRO's revenue has gone up $334,400,000.

The table below shows KRO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 2,124 177.7 171
2022-03-31 2,037.3 131.2 150.8
2021-12-31 1,939.4 206.5 112.9
2021-09-30 1,858.3 172.4 91.5
2021-06-30 1,775.4 162.5 63.6
2021-03-31 1,682.8 169 56.5

KRO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KRO has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 61.88% of graded US stocks.
  • KRO's asset turnover comes in at 0.895 -- ranking 19th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • SNES, MEOH, and FTK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KRO.

The table below shows KRO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.895 0.210 0.054
2021-03-31 0.854 0.213 0.048
2020-12-31 0.845 0.214 0.054
2020-09-30 0.830 0.216 0.056
2020-06-30 0.848 0.217 0.065
2020-03-31 0.893 0.213 0.074

KRO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KRO, see our KRO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $15.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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KRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.52 52-week high $19.78
Prev. close $12.84 52-week low $12.06
Day low $12.44 Volume 76,119
Day high $12.72 Avg. volume 218,090
50-day MA $15.93 Dividend yield 5.92%
200-day MA $15.74 Market Cap 1.45B

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO) Company Bio

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) worldwide. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for products, paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. The company is based in Dallas.

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Why Is Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Down 21% Since Last Earnings Report?

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Co. Inc. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of Chemical issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of Chemical issuersGlobal Credit Research - 23 Aug 2022New York, August 23, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity(entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 16 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committee.This publication d...

Yahoo | August 23, 2022

This is Why Kronos Worldwide (KRO) is a Great Dividend Stock

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Yahoo | August 16, 2022

Here's Why We Think Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | August 13, 2022

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Q2 Earnings Lag Estimates, Sales Beat

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) benefits from higher average titanium dioxide selling prices in the second quarter.

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

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KRO Price Returns

1-mo -16.64%
3-mo -32.29%
6-mo -12.25%
1-year 4.67%
3-year 23.09%
5-year -24.54%
YTD -13.47%
2021 5.76%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%
2017 122.91%

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