Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $8.86

0.23 (+2.67%)

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  • Value is the dimension where KRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.15% of US stocks.
  • KRO's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • KRO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

KRO Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.7% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.51, KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC has a higher such ratio than merely 18.36% of stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for KRO comes in at 9.26% -- higher than that of 81.86% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be LPX, TGLS, GOOS, VSH, and FCFS.
  • KRO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC's official web site, go to

KRO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, KRO's price/sales ratio is 70.59% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • KRO's price/earnings ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 235 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRO 2023-03-16 0.5 1.0 9.6 7.4
KRO 2023-03-15 0.5 1.0 9.6 7.3
KRO 2023-03-14 0.5 1.0 9.4 7.3
KRO 2023-03-13 0.5 1.1 9.9 7.5
KRO 2023-03-10 0.5 1.1 10.1 7.7
KRO 2023-03-09 0.6 1.1 10.4 7.9

KRO Growth Metrics

    The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 74.43%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -2.05%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 277.01%.
KRO's revenue has moved up $352,700,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 2,083.8 139.6 156
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

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 $8.86 52-week high $19.78
Prev. close $8.63 52-week low $8.25
Day low $8.77 Volume 386,000
Day high $9.09 Avg. volume 277,485
50-day MA $10.80 Dividend yield 8.88%
200-day MA $12.34 Market Cap 1.02B

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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KRO Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -2.33%
6-mo -16.41%
1-year -40.27%
3-year 27.46%
5-year -48.26%
YTD -4.20%
2022 -33.72%
2021 5.76%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%

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