Kronos Worldwide Inc

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KRO : NYSE : Basic Materials
$15.9 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 498700.0
03/28/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)333.7287.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.0-8.4
EBIT ($mil)39.9-18.4
Net Income ($mil)23.2-20.4

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.094.3
Total Assets ($mil)0.01242.7
Total Debt ($mil)0.0341.0
Equity ($mil)0.0461.9

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin25.6512.3
EBITDA Margin0.0-2.92
Operating Margin11.96-6.41
Sales Turnover0.01.09
Return on Assets0.0-13.96
Return on Equity0.0-37.58
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.03.52
Interest Expense5.15.2
Interest Coverage7.82-3.54

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)115.89115.9
Div / share0.150.15
Book value / share0.03.99
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume484221.0400219.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 39.05 for the Chemicals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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KRO 42.22 Peers 39.05   KRO NA Peers 15.97

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

KRO is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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KRO 15.62 Peers 20.55   KRO NM Peers 1.84

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

KRO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KRO's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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KRO NA Peers 6.21   KRO 124.66 Peers -19.35

Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

Ratio not available.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

KRO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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KRO 1.33 Peers 2.38   KRO 1.14 Peers -1.63

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KRO is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

KRO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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