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$13.19
Previous Close
$13.12
Day High
$13.30
Day Low
$13.18
52 Week High
12/31/13 - $19.20
52 Week Low
12/12/14 - $11.72
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
284.7K
EPS TTM
$0.73
Shares Outstanding
115.9M
EX-Date
12/2/14
P/E TM
18.1x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
4.54%
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Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) worldwide. The company produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for products, including paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. It also provides ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron-based chemicals, which are co-products and processed co-products of the sulfate and chloride process TiO2 pigment production 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; and titanium oxychloride and titanyl sulfate that are side-stream products from the production of TiO2 under the Kronos brand name. The company’ titanium oxychloride is used in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones, and other electronic devices; and titanyl sulfate is used in pearlescent pigments, natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications. In addition, it sells and provides technical services for its products. The company sells its products through distributors and agents to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

2,450 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/14

kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.8K
President of Global Sales Management
Total Annual Compensation: $743.8K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $899.1K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $851.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Key Developments

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $31.9 million, or $0.28 per basic and diluted share compared with net loss of $29.9 million, or $0.26 per basic and diluted share for the third quarter of 2013. Net sales were $414.8 million against $419.1 million a year ago. Income from operations was $47.9 million against loss from operations of $37.0 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $44.2 million against loss before income taxes of $43.5 million a year ago. Net sales decreased in the third quarter of 2014 as compared to the third quarter of 2013 primarily due to lower average TiO selling prices, partially offset by higher sales volumes. For the nine months, the company reported net income of $79.3 million or $0.68 per share compared with net loss of $104.9 million or $0.91 per share in the first nine months of 2013. Net sales were $1,278.4 million against $1,363.8 million a year ago. Income from operations was $118.2 million against loss from operations of $131.6 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $106.3 million against loss before income tax of $156.2 million a year ago. Net sales decreased in the first nine months of 2014 as compared to the same prior year period primarily due to lower average TiO selling prices and lower sales volumes.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on December 18, 2014

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) per share on its common stock, payable on December 18, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 4, 2014.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 18, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share on its common stock, payable on September 18, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 4, 2014. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $443.5 million compared with $481.1 million a year ago. Income from operations was $44.3 million compared with loss of $47.7 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $39.9 million compared with loss of $53.1 million a year ago. Net income was $33.1 million or $0.29 per basic and diluted share compared with net loss of $33.9 million or $0.29 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company's net sales were $863.6 million compared with $944.7 million a year ago. Net sales decreased in 2014 primarily due to lower average TiO selling prices and lower sales volumes. Income from operations was $70.3 million compared with loss of $94.6 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $62.1 million compared with loss of $112.7 million a year ago. Net income was $47.4 million or $0.41 per basic and diluted share compared with net loss of $75.0 million or $0.65 per basic and diluted share a year ago.

 

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