Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (ORC) Trades at $7.35 After Triangle; Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Sentiment Is 0.85

June 12, 2018 - By John Hoffman

Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO) investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.61, from 1.46 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 64 active investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 75 sold and reduced their stock positions in Kronos Worldwide Inc. The active investment managers in our database now own: 19.12 million shares, down from 19.24 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Kronos Worldwide Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 18 Reduced: 57 Increased: 38 New Position: 26.

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (ORC) formed triangle with $7.57 target or 3.00% above today’s $7.35 share price. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (ORC) has $383.58 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.0262 during the last trading session, reaching $7.3538. About 30,383 shares traded. Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) has declined 28.43% since June 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.00% the S&P500. Some Historical ORC News: ; 08/03/2018 Orchid Island Capital Announces March 2018 Monthly Dividend and February 28, 2018 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics; 12/04/2018 – ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL INC – ESTIMATED BOOK VALUE PER SHARE AT MARCH 31, 2018 OF $8.09; 04/05/2018 – Resource America Inc. Exits Position in Orchid Island; 26/04/2018 – Orchid Island Capital 1Q Loss/Shr 31c; 23/04/2018 – DJ Orchid Island Capital Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ORC); 16/05/2018 – Orchid Island Capital Announces May 2018 Monthly Dividend and April 30, 2018 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics; 12/04/2018 – ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL INC – ESTIMATED GAAP NET LOSS OF $0.31 PER SHARE FOR QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2018; 15/05/2018 – Wolverine Asset Management Buys 1.2% Position in Orchid Island; 12/04/2018 – Orchid Island Capital Announces April 2018 Monthly Dividend and March 31, 2018 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics

Analysts await Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.77 EPS, up 126.47% or $0.43 from last year’s $0.34 per share. KRO’s profit will be $89.25 million for 8.16 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Kronos Worldwide, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.23% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $25.14. About 11,551 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) has risen 36.30% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.73% the S&P500. Some Historical KRO News: ; 19/04/2018 – DJ Kronos Worldwide Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KRO); 03/05/2018 – Fourth-annual Battle of the Interns Moves to Boston TechJam, Presented by MassTLC and Kronos; 14/05/2018 – University of Colorado Boulder’s Housing & Dining Services Goes Live with Workforce Dimensions from Kronos; 12/03/2018 – KRONOS 4Q TIO2 PRICING CHANGE +27%; 29/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Kronos Acquisition’s B3 Cfr; Outlook Now Negative; 17/05/2018 – Retail TouchPoints And Kronos Host Online Panel Discussion Covering Predictive Scheduling; 08/05/2018 – Kronos Worldwide 1Q EPS 61c; 05/03/2018 Mackenzie Health Selects Workforce Dimensions from Kronos to Engage Employees in a Smart Hospital Setting; 10/05/2018 – KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC KRO.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $26 FROM $24; 22/03/2018 – The Workforce Institute at Kronos Announces New European Board Member, Dr. Steffi Burkhart

Zebra Capital Management Llc holds 0.56% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. for 69,543 shares. Cypress Capital Management Llc (Wy) owns 18,175 shares or 0.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lucus Advisors Llc has 0.37% invested in the company for 9,458 shares. The Nevada-based Navellier & Associates Inc has invested 0.36% in the stock. Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh, a Germany-based fund reported 23,900 shares.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.91 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 8.22 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.

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