Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $13.24

-0.54 (-3.92%)

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  • KRO scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 92.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KRO is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • KRO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 33.84% of US stocks).

KRO Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Kronos Worldwide Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 77.89% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.97, Kronos Worldwide Inc has a higher such ratio than only 20.34% of stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Kronos Worldwide Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 12.85% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Kronos Worldwide Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be FCFS, CODI, EML, BRID, and JBT.
  • Visit KRO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KRO Valuation Summary

  • KRO's EV/EBIT ratio is 19.1; this is 7.91% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • KRO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 9.7 over the prior 215 months.
  • KRO's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 215 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRO 2018-12-04 0.8 1.6 6.1 3.7
KRO 2016-06-22 0.5 1.5 -3.5 -21.8
KRO 2007-04-27 1.2 3.4 18.8 16.2
KRO 2007-04-20 1.3 3.7 20.1 17.0
KRO 2005-09-07 1.3 3.0 16.3 12.0
KRO 2004-08-04 1.5 9.7 18.8 15.9

KRO Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 503.35%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 142.8%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -61.99%.
Over the past 67 months, KRO's revenue has gone up $247,500,000.

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
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
2019-12-31 1,731.1 160.3 87.1

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 $17.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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KRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.24 52-week high $18.41
Prev. close $13.78 52-week low $11.50
Day low $13.22 Volume 83,300
Day high $13.69 Avg. volume 154,759
50-day MA $14.66 Dividend yield 5.18%
200-day MA $15.06 Market Cap 1.53B

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.

KRO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$13.24$26.26 56%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KRO, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Kronos Worldwide Inc ranked in the 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 57% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kronos Worldwide Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 80. Its equity weight surpasses that of 50.82% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at 0.31%; that's greater than 69.04% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.51% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KRO, try NEM, ARLP, AXTA, PATK, and TSE.

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Kronos Worldwide (KRO) to Report Q2 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

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Jumbo News | July 24, 2021

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) is Oversold: Can It Get better?

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. KRO has been on a little bit of a chilly streak recently, however there is perhaps gentle on the finish of the tunnel for this missed inventory. And for technical buyers there may be some hope when KRO provided that, in response to its RSI studying of 29.86, its now in oversold [] The post Kronos Worldwide (KRO) is Oversold: Can It Get better? appeared first on UK Stocks, Forex, Commodities, Crypto, Live Market News- Daily Forex News .

FXNews24 | June 30, 2021

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) is Oversold: Can It Recover?

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the tunnel for this overlooked stock.

Yahoo | June 30, 2021

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) Might Have The Makings Of A Multi-Bagger

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Yahoo | June 29, 2021

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KRO Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -23.68%
6-mo -9.53%
1-year 22.75%
3-year -29.82%
5-year 186.75%
YTD -9.17%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%
2017 122.91%
2016 128.87%

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