Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $13.18

0.14 (+1.07%)

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  • Value is the dimension where KRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.99% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KRO is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • KRO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 59th percentile.

KRO Stock Summary

  • Kronos Worldwide Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 77.14% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Kronos Worldwide Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 81.41% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • KRO's price/sales ratio is 0.85; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 17.9% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kronos Worldwide Inc are VSH, DXYN, ELA, PAHC, and NTZ.
  • 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 3.95% higher, now standing at 15.8.
  • Over the past 216 months, KRO's price/earnings ratio has gone up 13.4.
  • KRO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 6.4 over the prior 216 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRO 2021-09-03 0.8 1.8 23.4 15.8
KRO 2021-09-02 0.8 1.8 23.5 15.9
KRO 2021-09-01 0.8 1.8 23.4 15.9
KRO 2021-08-31 0.9 1.9 24.1 16.3
KRO 2021-08-30 0.9 1.9 24.4 16.5
KRO 2021-08-27 0.9 1.9 24.6 16.6

KRO Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 206.62%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 17.77%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -78.42%.
KRO's revenue has moved up $426,600,000 over the prior 67 months.

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
2021-06-30 1,775.4 162.5 63.6
2021-03-31 1,682.8 169 56.5
2020-12-31 1,638.8 102.5 63.9
2020-09-30 1,596.6 92.6 63.1
2020-06-30 1,617.1 152.4 72.9
2020-03-31 1,715.6 143.5 83.8

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 60.9% of graded US stocks.
  • KRO's asset turnover comes in at 0.895 -- ranking 18th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • SNES, FTK, and IFF 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 $13.18 52-week high $18.41
Prev. close $13.04 52-week low $12.06
Day low $12.91 Volume 48,700
Day high $13.19 Avg. volume 152,456
50-day MA $12.86 Dividend yield 5.52%
200-day MA $14.68 Market Cap 1.52B

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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Dyes and Pigments Market Size, Global Intelligence Report, Forecast 2026 | Fortune Business Insights

Companies covered in the dyes and pigments market report are KRONOS Worldwide, Inc., DuPont, Atul Ltd, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited, DIC CORPORATION, Kiri Industries Ltd, Cabot Corporation, Huntsman International LLC., Clariant, BASF SE and more players profiled Companies covered in the dyes and pigments market report are KRONOS Worldwide, Inc., DuPont, Atul Ltd, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited, DIC CORPORATION, Kiri Industries Ltd, Cabot Corporation, Huntsman International LLC., Clariant, BASF SE and more players profiled

Intrado Digital Media | October 8, 2021

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) grows 4.6% this week, taking five-year gains to 93%

The main point of investing for the long term is to make money. Furthermore, you'd generally like to see the share...

Yahoo | September 28, 2021

3 Overlooked Dividend Stocks to Add to Your Watch List

While the bigger and well-known dividend-paying companies get all the attention, some hidden gems can also significantly boost your dividend income. Kronos Worldwide (NYSE: KRO) is a top producer of titanium dioxide, a whitening pigment used in a wide range of products such as coatings, plastics, and paper. Around 50% of Kronos' common stock is owned by Valhi (NYSE: VHI) and another 30% is owned by NL Industries (NYSE: NL).

Yahoo | September 4, 2021

Why Is Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Up 0.1% 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 3, 2021

Titanium Dioxide Market Forecasts and Growth Opportunity By Industry Players: The Chemours Company, Tronox Holding PLC, Lomon Billions Group, Venator Materials PLC, Kronos Worldwide Inc, INEOS

Titanium Dioxide Market 2021-2026, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. An exclusive data offered in this report is collected by []

Jumbo News | August 25, 2021

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KRO Price Returns

1-mo 8.12%
3-mo -2.47%
6-mo -21.50%
1-year 1.05%
3-year 6.44%
5-year 109.18%
YTD -8.33%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%
2017 122.91%
2016 128.86%

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