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CEO
Robert Dennis Graham
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135267260

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7 Aug 19
17 Oct 19
31 Dec 19

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Quarter (USD) Jun 19 Mar 19 Dec 18 Sep 18
Revenue 33.73M 31.18M 27.4M 30M
Net income 5.88M 15.2M 2.8M -15.4M
Diluted EPS 0.12 0.31 0.06 -0.32
Net profit margin 17.43% 48.77% 10.22% -51.33%
Operating income -12.89M 2.52M -726K 3.48M
Net change in cash 17.22M -4.9M -6.77M 11.89M
Cash on hand 128.58M 111.36M 116.26M 123.03M
Cost of revenue 22.79M 21.55M 19.45M 20.43M
Annual (USD) Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15
Revenue 118.22M 112.04M 108.92M 108.99M
Net income -41.02M 116.1M 15.33M -23.91M
Diluted EPS -0.84 2.38 0.31 -0.49
Net profit margin -34.70% 104% 14.07% -21.94%
Operating income -60.67M 1.7M -715K 268K
Net change in cash 17.94M 5.15M -3.3M 23.9M
Cash on hand 116.26M 98.32M 93.16M 96.46M
Cost of revenue 79.95M 77.21M 73.75M 75.59M

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Risks
  • We could incur significant costs related to legal and environmental matters.
  • Our assets consist primarily of investments in our operating subsidiaries and affiliates, and we are dependent upon distributions from our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • We operate in mature and highly competitive markets, resulting in pricing pressure and the need to continuously reduce costs.
  • Our development of innovative features for current products is critical to sustaining and growing our sales.
  • Failure to protect our intellectual property rights or claims by others that we infringe their intellectual property rights could substantially harm our business.
  • Higher costs of our commodity-related raw materials may decrease our liquidity.
  • Higher costs or limited availability of our raw materials may reduce our earnings and decrease our liquidity. In addition, many of our raw material contracts contain fixed quantities we are required to purchase.
  • Demand for, and prices of, certain of Kronos’ products are influenced by changing market conditions for its products, which may result in reduced earnings or in operating losses.
  • Kronos’ leverage may impair our financial condition.
  • Global climate change legislation could negatively impact our financial results or limit our ability to operate our businesses.
  • Technology failures or cyber security breaches could have a material adverse effect on our operations.
Management Discussion
  • We are primarily a holding company. We operate in the component products industry through our majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International Inc.  We also own a non-controlling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc.  Both CompX (NYSE American: CIX ) and Kronos (NYSE: KRO) file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • CompX is a leading manufacturer of engineered components utilized in a variety of applications and industries.  Through its Security Products operations, CompX manufactures mechanical and electronic cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms used in recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage and healthcare applications.  CompX also manufactures stainless steel exhaust systems, gauges, throttle controls, wake enhancement systems and trim tabs for the recreational marine and other industries through our Marine Components operations.
  • We account for our 30% non-controlling interest in Kronos by the equity method.  Kronos is a leading global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2).  TiO2 is used for a variety of manufacturing applications including paints, plastics, paper and other industrial and specialty products.
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