Is there a Bearish outlook for Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) this week?

September 8, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.61, from 1.46 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 18 investors sold Kronos Worldwide, Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 19.12 million shares or 0.63% less from 19.24 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
69,619 were accumulated by California Public Employees Retirement Systems. Hussman Strategic Incorporated has invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 187,300 shares. Cypress Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com (Wy) has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). 11,903 were accumulated by Koch Indus Incorporated. James Investment has 88,157 shares. Legal General Public Limited Liability has invested 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Citigroup invested 0% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Asset holds 0.3% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) for 823,051 shares. Capital Fund Mngmt stated it has 16,300 shares. Tiaa Cref Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Pnc Finance Svcs Gp owns 2,524 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Navellier & Associates has 0.36% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) for 103,736 shares. Us State Bank De holds 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) or 359 shares. Jefferies Group Inc Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 13,532 shares.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Kronos Worldwide Inc had 4 analyst reports since March 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 13. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, May 23 to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by SunTrust. Below is a list of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/08/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $26 New Target: $24 Maintain
23/05/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0000 Upgrade
10/05/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $26.0000
13/03/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $19.37. About 268,611 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has risen 36.30% since September 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.73% the S&P500.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.25 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 8.33 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.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) Institutional Positions Chart

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