$0.70 EPS Expected for Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO); First Trust MLP & Energy Income Fund Has 1.81 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

First Trust MLP & Energy Income Fund (FEI) investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.39, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 29 institutional investors increased or started new holdings, while 16 reduced and sold holdings in First Trust MLP & Energy Income Fund. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 10.63 million shares, up from 9.91 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding First Trust MLP & Energy Income Fund in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 8 Reduced: 8 Increased: 18 New Position: 11.

Analysts expect Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) to report $0.70 EPS on May, 8 after the close.They anticipate $0.38 EPS change or 118.75% from last quarter’s $0.32 EPS. KRO’s profit would be $81.14 million giving it 8.78 P/E if the $0.70 EPS is correct. After having $0.84 EPS previously, Kronos Worldwide, Inc.’s analysts see -16.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.58% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $24.57. About 170,330 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has risen 42.54% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.99% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Kronos Worldwide had 5 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 10 with “Underweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by SunTrust. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, November 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold Kronos Worldwide, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 19.24 million shares or 4.09% more from 18.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Strs Ohio has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Meeder Asset Mngmt owns 0.01% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) for 2,663 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 290,440 shares. Connecticut-based Tudor Invest Et Al has invested 0.02% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Lingohr And Partner Asset Mngmt Gmbh holds 23,900 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. Aperio Group Limited Liability Corp reported 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Voya Mngmt, Georgia-based fund reported 9,700 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 49,307 shares or 0% of the stock. Jane Street Gp has 0% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Aqr Mngmt Limited holds 0.01% or 549,533 shares. Renaissance Techs Limited Company has invested 0.03% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Royal Bancshares Of Canada holds 0% or 1,513 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO).

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.85 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 8.03 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.

The stock increased 1.76% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $12.74. About 308,994 shares traded or 41.69% up from the average. First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (FEI) has declined 24.16% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.71% the S&P500.

Sns Financial Group Llc holds 1.52% of its portfolio in First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund for 403,624 shares. Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. owns 153,318 shares or 0.97% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tiedemann Wealth Management Llc has 0.95% invested in the company for 796,322 shares. The Missouri-based Umb Bank N A Mo has invested 0.79% in the stock. Ota Financial Group L.P., a New York-based fund reported 90,102 shares.

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