Sentiment for Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO)
Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2018. Its down -0.28, from 1.23 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 60 investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 63 trimmed and sold holdings in Kronos Worldwide Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 23.46 million shares, up from 21.07 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Kronos Worldwide Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 32 Reduced: 31 Increased: 36 New Position: 24.
Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.60 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 7.8 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 decreased 1.15% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $13.8. About 429,860 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has declined 32.48% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.85% the S&P500.
Zebra Capital Management Llc holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. for 66,048 shares. Clark Estates Inc Ny owns 232,000 shares or 0.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kempen Capital Management N.V. has 0.33% invested in the company for 258,500 shares. The New York-based Euclidean Technologies Management Llc has invested 0.14% in the stock. Advisors Asset Management Inc., a Colorado-based fund reported 485,301 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 12.32% above today’s ($13.8) share price. KRO was included in 3 notes of analysts from February 23, 2019. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Sell” on Tuesday, March 12. The stock of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 14 by Deutsche Bank.
More notable recent Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Are 46 Fortune Best Public Co’s To Work At Worth Buying In 2019? – Seeking Alpha” on March 07, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Check Out These 7 Fast-Growing Stocks to Buy Today – Investorplace.com” published on February 08, 2019, 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: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Kronos slides ~16% on Q3 earnings miss – Seeking Alpha” published on November 08, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s Why Kronos Worldwide Stock Slumped Today – The Motley Fool” with publication date: May 09, 2018.