Institutional Investors Positive on Kronos International Inc (NYSE:KRO)

Sentiment for Kronos International Inc (NYSE:KRO)

Kronos International Inc (NYSE:KRO) institutional sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.55, from 0.95 in 2018Q4. The ratio is more positive, as 54 investment professionals increased and started new holdings, while 36 reduced and sold their holdings in Kronos International Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 23.24 million shares, down from 23.46 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Kronos International Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 26 Increased: 37 New Position: 17.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.66 billion. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for various products, such as paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. It has a 10.11 P/E ratio. The firm also produces ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron chemicals, which are used as treatment and conditioning agents for industrial effluents and municipal wastewater, as well as in the manufacture of iron pigments, cement, and agricultural products; titanium oxychloride for use in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, and production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices; and titanyl sulfate that is used in pearlescent pigments, natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications.

The stock increased 0.42% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $14.35. About 163,787 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has declined 44.17% since June 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.60% the S&P500.

Analysts await Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.39 earnings per share, down 41.79 % or $0.28 from last year’s $0.67 per share. KRO’s profit will be $45.20M for 9.20 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Kronos Worldwide, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00 % EPS growth.

Green Square Capital Llc holds 0.82% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. for 90,246 shares. Zebra Capital Management Llc owns 69,171 shares or 0.51% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Clark Estates Inc Ny has 0.5% invested in the company for 232,000 shares. The Netherlands-based Kempen Capital Management N.V. has invested 0.47% in the stock. Advisors Asset Management Inc., a Colorado-based fund reported 758,323 shares.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Kronos Worldwide’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Kronos Worldwide, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $15 while the high is $16. The stock’s average target of $15.50 is 8.01% above today’s ($14.35) share price. KRO was included in 7 notes of analysts from February 23, 2019. As per Thursday, March 14, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KRO in report on Tuesday, March 12 with “Sell” rating.

More notable recent Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “KRONOS Worldwide declares $0.18 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on February 20, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “5 Best Titanium Stocks to Buy – The Motley Fool” published on June 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Kronos Converts TiO2 Into Cash Flow – Seeking Alpha” on January 21, 2019. More interesting news about Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Q4 Earnings & Sales Trail Estimates – Yahoo Finance” published on March 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Chemours: Benefiting From A Fresh Coat Of Paint – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) Institutional Positions Chart

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