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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.21
KRO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. KRO: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KRO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.17 Max: N/A
Current: 0.21
Equity to Asset 0.35
KRO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. KRO: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KRO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.35
0.14
0.58
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
18.03%
-2.06%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.98
KRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. KRO: -0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KRO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.65  Med: 7.77 Max: 28.12
Current: -0.98
-7.65
28.12
Net-margin (%) -2.64
KRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. KRO: -2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KRO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.87  Med: 3.35 Max: 16.52
Current: -2.64
-12.87
16.52
ROE (%) -7.11
KRO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. KRO: -7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KRO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.93  Med: 7.02 Max: 38.09
Current: -7.11
-27.93
38.09
ROA (%) -2.68
KRO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. KRO: -2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KRO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.07  Med: 3.34 Max: 18.18
Current: -2.68
-12.07
18.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.68
KRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. KRO: -2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.08  Med: 13.02 Max: 64.81
Current: -2.68
-13.08
64.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.00
KRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KRO: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KRO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 3.1 Max: 13.5
Current: -12
-12
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -58.10
KRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. KRO: -58.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KRO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -30.6 Max: 121.7
Current: -58.1
0
121.7
» KRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-06)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

KRO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 271,501 sh (+42.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2015

KRO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 21,765 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 10,000 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 306,720 sh (+12.97%)
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Q1 2016

KRO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 253,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 305,807 sh (-0.30%)
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Q2 2016

KRO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 120,700 sh (-52.44%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 94,325 sh (-69.16%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:K1W.Germany,
Kronos Worldwide Inc is a producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments, or TiO2, a base industrial product used in different applications.

Kronos Worldwide Inc is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2). TiO2 is an inorganic pigment used to impart whiteness, brightness and opacity for products such as coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, food, ceramics and cosmetics. The Company owns and operates an ilmenite mine in Norway pursuant to a governmental concession with an unlimited term. It manufactures and sells iron-based chemicals, which are co-products and processed co-products of sulfate and chloride process TiO2 pigment production. These co-product chemicals are marketed through its Ecochem division, and are used mainly as treatment and conditioning agents for industrial effluents and municipal wastewater as well as in the manufacture of iron pigments, cement and agricultural products. The Company manufactures and sells titanium oxychloride and titanyl sulfate, which are side-stream products from the production of TiO2. Titanium oxychloride is used in specialty applications in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms: rutile and anatase. Rutile TiO2 is manufactured using both a chloride production process and a sulfate production process, whereas anatase TiO2 is only produced using a sulfate production process. Chloride process rutile is preferred for the majority of customer applications. From a technical standpoint, chloride process rutile has a bluer undertone and higher durability than sulfate process rutile. Although many end-use applications could use either form, chloride process rutile is the preferred form for use in coatings and plastics. The Company's customers include domestic and international paint, plastics and paper manufacturers. It competes on the basis of price, product quality, technical service and the availability of high performance pigment grades. The Company's operations are governed by various environmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

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P/B 2.45
KRO's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. KRO: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KRO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.14 Max: 5.38
Current: 2.45
0.81
5.38
P/S 0.82
KRO's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. KRO: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KRO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.82
0.2
2.05
PFCF 119.10
KRO's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. KRO: 119.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KRO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.27  Med: 30.22 Max: 1851.11
Current: 119.1
7.27
1851.11
POCF 17.60
KRO's POCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. KRO: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KRO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.65  Med: 15.01 Max: 291.07
Current: 17.6
3.65
291.07
EV-to-EBITDA 77.36
KRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
94% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. KRO: 77.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -308.3  Med: 10.85 Max: 76.3
Current: 77.36
-308.3
76.3
Shiller P/E 20.36
KRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.35 vs. KRO: 20.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KRO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.79  Med: 14.66 Max: 22.83
Current: 20.36
8.79
22.83
Current Ratio 3.19
KRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. KRO: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 2.91 Max: 4.25
Current: 3.19
2.1
4.25
Quick Ratio 1.64
KRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. KRO: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.64
1
2.49
Days Inventory 121.53
KRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
84% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.38 vs. KRO: 121.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 94.29  Med: 116.97 Max: 139.53
Current: 121.53
94.29
139.53
Days Sales Outstanding 68.14
KRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.22 vs. KRO: 68.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.22  Med: 50.69 Max: 68.14
Current: 68.14
42.22
68.14
Days Payable 28.75
KRO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 46.29 vs. KRO: 28.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.91  Med: 37.11 Max: 57
Current: 28.75
27.91
57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.55
KRO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. KRO: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KRO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 3.81 Max: 19.01
Current: 6.55
0.48
19.01
Forward Dividend Yield 6.66
KRO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. KRO: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 20.79
KRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. KRO: 20.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KRO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 11.91 Max: 59.42
Current: 20.79
1.5
59.42

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.39
KRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. KRO: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KRO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.3 Max: 9.47
Current: 2.39
1.16
9.47
Price/Projected FCF 1.02
KRO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. KRO: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KRO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.02
0.52
3.51
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
KRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KRO: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KRO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.83
0.3
2.05
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
KRO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. KRO: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KRO' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.74
Current: 1
0
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.80
KRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KRO: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 6.7 Max: 30
Current: -1.8
-1.9
30
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 60.25
KRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. KRO: 60.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KRO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: 4.4 Max: 62.2
Current: 60.25
-28.1
62.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,298
EPS (TTM) $ -0.30
Beta2.23
Short Percentage of Float22.53%
52-Week Range $3.94 - 9.11
Shares Outstanding (Mil)115.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.25
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.25
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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