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Last $10.99 USD
Change Today -0.29 / -2.57%
Volume 245.1K
As of 8:04 PM 06/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Snapshot

Open
$11.19
Previous Close
$11.28
Day High
$11.33
Day Low
$10.97
52 Week High
08/7/14 - $16.07
52 Week Low
06/29/15 - $10.97
Market Cap
1.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
262.1K
EPS TTM
$0.90
Shares Outstanding
115.9M
EX-Date
06/4/15
P/E TM
12.2x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
5.46%
Current Stock Chart for KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC (KRO)

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kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Details

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 specialty 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.

2,485 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15

kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $602.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $446.6K
President of Global Sales Management
Total Annual Compensation: $767.5K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $960.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $851.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kronos worldwide inc (KRO) Key Developments

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 18, 2015

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share on its common stock, payable on June 18, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 2015.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. The company reported net income for the first quarter of 2015 of $18.4 million, or $0.16 per basic and diluted share, compared to $14.3 million, or $0.12 per basic and diluted, in the first quarter of 2014. Comparability of the company's results was impacted by improved results from operations in the first quarter of 2015 principally due to higher sales and production volumes, lower manufacturing and other production costs (primarily raw materials) and the favorable net effect of changes in currency exchange rates, partially offset by lower average TiO2 selling prices in 2015, as discussed further below. Net sales of $365.1 million in the first quarter of 2015 were $55 million, or 13% lower than in the first quarter of 2014 primarily due to lower average TiO2 selling prices, partially offset by higher sales volumes. Income from operations was $26 million compared to $32.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $27.8 million compared to $22.2 million a year ago.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 20, 2015

Kronos Worldwide, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 20, 2015., at 10:00 Central Daylight. Location: Corporate offices at Three Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway. Agenda: To elect the eight director nominees named in the proxy statement to serve until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders; to approve on an advisory basis its named executive officer compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

 

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