Review of Price Trends:: Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO)

Reaching at $24.90 per share after a recent trading day, shares of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) have been making headlines Wall Street as the price moved 3.84%. It has a dividend yield of 2.41%. Dividend yield indicates how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price. Dividend yield is represented as a percentage. Its monthly volatility is 2.28% and volatility for the week is valued at 2.28%. Beta of the stock is listed at 2.14.

Technical Observations:

A moving average is one of the most flexible as well as most-commonly used technical analysis indicators. It is highly popular among traders, mostly because of its simplicity. It works best in a trending environment. Moving Average is a widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out the “noise” from random price fluctuations. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. MAs also impart important trading signals on their own, or when two averages cross over.

Currently, the stock price exhibited positive move from its 50 day moving average with 17.39% and remained above from its 200 Day Moving Average with 42.03%. The stock price increased 8.68% versus to 20-day SMA. A rising MA indicates that the security is in an uptrend, while a declining MA indicates that it is in a downtrend. Similarly, upward momentum is confirmed with a bullish crossover, which occurs when a short-term MA crosses above a longer-term MA. Downward momentum is confirmed with a bearish crossover, which occurs when a short-term MA crosses below a longer-term MA.

Over the past 52-Week period, KRO stock was higher 2.17% off of the high and up 242.50% off from the low. Average True Range of the stock is noted at 0.58 and Relative Strength Index (14) is seen at 80.96. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Traditionally, and according to Wilder, RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

KRO stock traded 0.82 million shares and it maintained a record of average volume of 0.49 million shares. Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that indicates the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Trading volume is an important technical indicator an investor uses to confirm a trend or trend reversal. Volume gives an investor an idea of the price action of a security and whether he should buy or sell the security.

Analysts mean score on a stock is noted at 3.30. Analyst rating is an outlook of a stock-market analyst on a stock. Rating Scale: 1.0 represent “Strong Buy” and 2.0 signify “Buy” 3.0 while shows “Hold”. 4.0 display “Sell” and 5.0 reveal “Strong Sell”.

Performance History:

Savvy investors know that buying stocks on the upside is the way to make money. For lengthy upsides of several months to many years, the total return and annualized returns can be spectacular. That’s why people buy stocks. And over 90 percent of upside buy and sell combinations make money for traders and short-term investors. Conversely, for an extended downside price series, most investors and traders lose money because 90 percent or more of the possible trades are unprofitable. Past market returns provide a great way for you to see how much volatility to expect when you invest in the stock market. The performance for week is 4.75% and the performance for quarter is at 24.07%. The performance for month is 12.62% and the performance for half year is 58.70%. The performance for Year to Date (YTD) is 108.54%.

Watching the Company Ownership:

16.10% shares of the company possessed by Institutional Investors. The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of 0.16% in last three month period. Insiders own 0.10% of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) shares. During last six month record, the net percent change kept by insiders has observed a change of -1.70%.

Valuation Ratios:

The price-earnings ratio (P/E Ratio) is 10.35. P/E Ratio is for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. The price to earnings ratio indicates the expected price of a share based on its earnings. The price to sales ratio is 1.92. The lower price P/S ratio indicates attractive the investment. A low P/S can also be effective in valuing growth stocks that have suffered a temporary setback. A low P/S ratio may indicate possible undervaluation.

The stock has P/B of 4.65. The price-to-book ratio (P/B Ratio) is a ratio used to compare a stock’s market value to its book value. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter’s book value per share.

Earning Review:

Earnings are the main determinant of share price, because earnings and the circumstances relating to them can indicate whether the business will be profitable and successful in the long run. Earnings are perhaps the single most studied number in a company’s financial statements, because they show a company’s profitability compared to analyst estimates and company guidance.

Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at -33.00% in past 5 Years and The company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 124.90% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth expected to be 10.46% in the next year.

Indicating how profitable this stock is relative to its assets, the ROA value is observed at 21.60%. The ROA tells us exactly what earnings were generated from the invested capital. A ROI of 8.60% for the company evaluates and compares the efficiency of the various numbers of investments relative to the cost of investments.

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