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Kronos Worldwide Inc

Kronos Worldwide is a specialty chemical company located in Texas, United States, which is part of the Basic Materials sector, and is traded under the ticker KRO on the NYSE exchange.

Kronos Worldwide stock last closed at $9.15, down 0.65% from the previous day, and has decreased 34.22% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Specialty Chemicals industry by 0.25 percentage points. Kronos Worldwide stock is currently +7.9% from its 52-week low of $8.48, and -53.74% from its 52-week high of $19.78.

At the moment, there are 115.47M shares of KRO outstanding. The market value of KRO is $1.06B. In the last 24 hours, 276,462 KRO shares were traded.

How to Buy Kronos Worldwide Stock

Wondering how to invest in Kronos Worldwide stock? Here's how.
  1. Choose where to buy Kronos Worldwide stock: You need to pick an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Kronos Worldwide stock.
  2. Create your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy KRO stock.
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account: Choose your method of payment and add your details.
  4. Analyze Kronos Worldwide stock: The Kronos Worldwide ticker symbol is KRO. Is Kronos Worldwide stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of KRO? How do KRO's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Kronos Worldwide is a good buy? Why has KRO's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock market analysis website can help you decide if KRO is a good stock to buy).
  5. Make your KRO buy order: Decide if you will purchase KRO shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy KRO stock at a given price.
  6. Watch your KRO investment: Create a watchlist to keep tabs on your new investment in Kronos Worldwide stock.

Step 1: Choose where to buy Kronos Worldwide stock

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Step 2: Create your brokerage account

Now that you've picked the right brokerage, you need to fill out some personal info so you are able to invest in KRO stock today.

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Step 3: Put funds into your brokerage account

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Step 4: Analyze Kronos Worldwide stock

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Kronos Worldwide Metrics

KRO Price
$9.15
1w %
-7.48%
1y %
-34.22%
5y %
-66.92%
P/E
6.73x
P/B
1.2x
P/S
0.51x
PEG
0.79x
Revenue
$2.08B
Earnings
$156.00M
Fore. Rev. Growth
3.71%
Fore. Earn. Growth
9.48%
Market Cap
$1.06B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
Dec 15, 2022

KRO Fundamentals

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How is KRO stock valued?

Analysts use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge KRO's true value.

Using relative valuations methods:

  • KRO may be undervalued based on its P/E ratio of 6.73x, relative to Specialty Chemicals industry P/E ratio of 28.74x
  • KRO may be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 1.2x, relative to Specialty Chemicals industry P/B ratio of 3.86x
  • KRO may be undervalued based on its PEG ratio of 0.79x

You can access additional valuation analysis on KRO's stock here.

KRO Financial Summary

Positive Financial Indicators:

  • Total KRO debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the KRO balance sheet.
  • KRO's operating cash flow of $139.60M allows it to safely service it's debt of $408.40M.
  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the KRO balance sheet.
  • KRO profit margin has gone up from 4.9% to 7.5% in the past year.
  • KRO earnings of $221.10M is not enough to cover its interest payments.

Negative Financial Indicators:

  • KRO has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 1.21.

Do analysts think it's a good time to buy KRO stock

Out of 3 sell side analysts who research KRO, the consensus analyst rating on Kronos Worldwide is a Sell

Should I buy or sell KRO stock?

Based on 3 analysts offering ratings for Kronos Worldwide Inc.
Sell
Strong Buy
1 analysts 33.33%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
2 analysts 66.67%

Most Recent KRO Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

David Begleiter, a top 4% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains KRO with a strong buy rating and lowers their KRO price target from $18.00 to $12.00, on Oct 17, 2022.

Duffy Fischer, a top 22% analyst from Goldman Sachs initiates coverage on KRO with a strong sell rating and announces their KRO price target of $9.00, on Oct 13, 2022.

Michael Leithead, a bottom 11% analyst from Barclays maintains KRO with a strong sell rating and lowers their KRO price target from $15.00 to $8.00, on Sep 27, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Kronos Worldwide stock forecast page.

Metrics for Advanced KRO Traders

SMA10
9.57
SMA20
9.67
SMA50
9.47
SMA100
12.15
SMA200
14.31
MACD
-0.1
MACD Signal
-0.06
MACD Histogram
-0.05
RSI
43.47
Stochastic %K
20.24
Stochastic %D
22.77
StochRSI %K
5.81
StochRSI %D
9.12

KRO Performance Metrics

Last year, KRO earnings were $156.00M. During the past 5 year, KRO's earnings have grown by -13.81% per year. This was slower than the Specialty Chemicals industry average of -12.85%.

Last year, KRO revenue was $2.08B. In the last 5 year, KRO's revenue has grown by 5.3% per year. This was slower than the Specialty Chemicals industry average of 28.64%.

Dig into KRO's earnings and revenue performance here.

What are KRO executives and large shareholders up to?

Over the past year, insiders at KRO have not bought or sold any shares.

Research more about who owns KRO shares here.

Can I get consistent income from KRO stock?

Kronos Worldwide pays a dividend of 8.31%, compared to the Specialty Chemicals industry's average dividend yield of 2.34%. If you owned $1,000 of KRO stock, you would have received $83.06 in the past year.

Kronos Worldwide dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.

Find more info about Kronos Worldwide dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Make your KRO buy order

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  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a security at the best price on the market.
    Market orders are mostly the easiest way to buy.
  • Limit order: A limit order enables you to buy or sell a security at a specific price (or better).
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Step 6: Watch your KRO investment

Now that you own some shares in KRO, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your new shares.

Put KRO on a watchlist to track the latest developments regarding your KRO stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Kronos Worldwide

To summarize, here are the 6 steps for buying Kronos Worldwide stock:

  1. Choose where to buy Kronos Worldwide stock
  2. Create your brokerage account
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account
  4. Analyze Kronos Worldwide stock
  5. Make your KRO buy order
  6. Watch your KRO investment

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NYSE: KRO
$9.15-0.06 (-0.65%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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NYSE: KRO
$9.15-0.06 (-0.65%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Kronos Worldwide share?

As of Dec 1, 2022, it costs $9.15 to buy one share of Kronos Worldwide stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Kronos Worldwide stock?

According to 3 Wall Street analysts who monitor Kronos Worldwide, their consensus recommendation is to sell Kronos Worldwide stock.

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