Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $17.35

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  • Stability is the dimension where KRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.88% of US stocks.
  • KRO's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • KRO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

KRO Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for KRO is 2.1 -- better than 76.36% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Kronos Worldwide Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 78.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Kronos Worldwide Inc's share price is greater than that of just 15.71% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KRO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MFGP, CPHI, BDL, CODI, and FCFS.
  • KRO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kronos Worldwide Inc's official web site, go to

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 $17.75 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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KRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.35 52-week high $18.41
Prev. close $17.21 52-week low $8.51
Day low $16.94 Volume 114,100
Day high $17.42 Avg. volume 161,800
50-day MA $16.23 Dividend yield 4.18%
200-day MA $14.50 Market Cap 2.00B

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:
$17.35$3.93 -77%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Kronos Worldwide Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Kronos Worldwide Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Kronos Worldwide Inc ended up being:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than only 22.3% of its sector Basic Materials.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than just 17.72% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 5.21. This coverage rate is greater than that of 59.19% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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 BCPC, NUE, IAG, SVM, and WDFC.

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Latest KRO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kronos Worldwide Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KRO as an investment opportunity.

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates, Sales Beat

Kronos Worldwide's (KRO) bottom line in the first quarter was hurt by lower income from operations.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Q1 Earnings Lag Estimates

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -22.73% and 1.40%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

Kronos Worldwide, Inc.'s (NYSE:KRO) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?

Kronos Worldwide's (NYSE:KRO) stock is up by a considerable 23% over the past three months. As most would know...

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

Barclays Stick to Their Sell Rating for Kronos Worldwide Inc By

Barclays Stick to Their Sell Rating for Kronos Worldwide Inc | April 20, 2021

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KRO Price Returns

1-mo 3.15%
3-mo 23.36%
6-mo 27.73%
1-year 109.19%
3-year -18.05%
5-year 294.62%
YTD 17.73%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%
2017 122.91%
2016 128.87%

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