Nikko Asset Management Americas Cut Anglogold Ashanti LTD (AU) Position By $780,300; Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Shorts Increased By 13.02%

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU) stake by 5.72% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc sold 86,700 shares as Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU)’s stock declined 10.16%. The Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc holds 1.43M shares with $13.27M value, down from 1.52 million last quarter. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd now has $3.76B valuation. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $9.36. About 2.86M shares traded. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) has declined 18.89% since March 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.59% the S&P500.

Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) had an increase of 13.02% in short interest. KRO’s SI was 2.91 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 13.02% from 2.57M shares previously. With 386,900 avg volume, 8 days are for Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO)’s short sellers to cover KRO’s short positions. The SI to Kronos Worldwide Inc’s float is 13.34%. It closed at $22.63 lastly. It is down 245.94% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 229.24% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Kronos Worldwide has $24 highest and $8 lowest target. $16’s average target is -29.30% below currents $22.63 stock price. Kronos Worldwide had 4 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 14 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Thursday, August 10 by Barclays Capital.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.62 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 7.94 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 24 investors sold Kronos Worldwide, Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 18.48 million shares or 10.74% more from 16.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability owns 104,507 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bancorporation Of America De has 119,835 shares. Hanseatic Mgmt accumulated 0.27% or 10,377 shares. Aqr Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) for 630,643 shares. Anchor Cap Limited Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 41,560 shares. Peak6 Invests Ltd Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 5,978 shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag reported 79,048 shares stake. Benjamin F Edwards And reported 260 shares. Moreover, Cornerstone Cap has 0% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) for 20,000 shares. Illinois-based Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Virtu Finance Limited Com has invested 0% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Convergence Prtnrs invested 0.06% in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO). Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership reported 48,888 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability owns 9,434 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alliancebernstein L P has 0% invested in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO).

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