Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): $9.57

0.15 (+1.59%)

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  • KRO scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 98.16% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KRO is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • KRO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 4.62% 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; 98.49% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • KRO's price/sales ratio is 0.52; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 17.24% of US stocks.
  • KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 8.21%, greater than the shareholder yield of 81.84% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KRO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TGLS, PVH, VSH, SENEA, and PAHC.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 73.68% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • Over the past 231 months, KRO's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRO 2022-12-02 0.5 1.2 6.9 5.1
KRO 2022-12-01 0.5 1.2 6.8 5.1
KRO 2022-11-30 0.5 1.2 6.8 5.1
KRO 2022-11-29 0.5 1.3 7.1 5.3
KRO 2022-11-28 0.5 1.2 7.0 5.2
KRO 2022-11-25 0.5 1.3 7.3 5.5

KRO Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 93.53%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -22.37%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -8.57%.
Over the past 33 months, KRO's revenue has gone up $352,700,000.

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
2022-09-30 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 $9.57 52-week high $19.78
Prev. close $9.42 52-week low $8.48
Day low $9.42 Volume 430,200
Day high $9.74 Avg. volume 250,535
50-day MA $9.41 Dividend yield 8.07%
200-day MA $14.26 Market Cap 1.11B

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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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) Up 3.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

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 | December 2, 2022

Is The Market Rewarding Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) With A Negative Sentiment As A Result Of Its Mixed Fundamentals?

With its stock down 30% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO). It seems that...

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Earnings and Sales Lag Estimates in Q3

Kronos Worldwide's (KRO) Q3 results were hurt by higher production costs and reduced sales volumes.

Yahoo | November 10, 2022

Kronos Worldwide: Clock Is Ticking To A Dividend Cut (KRO)

Kronos carries a large exposure to Europe that now sees the clock is ticking to a dividend cut. Read why I believe that a hold rating is appropriate for KRO stock.

Seeking Alpha | November 3, 2022

Kronos Worldwide: Q3 Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $21 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had profit of 18 cents. The maker of titanium dioxide pigments posted revenue of $459.6 million in the period. _____ This story was generated by Automated Insights ( using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on KRO at

mySA | November 2, 2022

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KRO Price Returns

1-mo 2.23%
3-mo -22.33%
6-mo -47.20%
1-year -30.10%
3-year -18.04%
5-year -50.73%
YTD -32.53%
2021 5.76%
2020 18.29%
2019 23.04%
2018 -53.63%
2017 122.91%

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