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Last $6.31 USD
Change Today -0.07 / -1.10%
Volume 21.2K
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valhi inc (VHI) Snapshot

Open
$6.38
Previous Close
$6.38
Day High
$6.41
Day Low
$6.28
52 Week High
09/2/14 - $8.22
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - $4.71
Market Cap
2.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
27.3K
EPS TTM
$0.16
Shares Outstanding
339.1M
EX-Date
03/5/15
P/E TM
39.4x
Dividend
$0.08
Dividend Yield
1.27%
Current Stock Chart for VALHI INC (VHI)

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valhi inc (VHI) Details

Valhi, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the chemicals, component products, waste management, and real estate businesses worldwide. The company’s Chemicals segment offers titanium dioxide pigments to impart whiteness, brightness, and opacity to products, such as paints, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics; critical components for use in coatings, plastics, and paper applications; and specialty products, including inks, foods, and cosmetics. This segment also owns and operates ilmenite mines; and manufactures and sells iron-based chemicals, titanium oxychloride, and titanyl sulfate. Its Component Products segment manufactures mechanical and electrical cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms used in ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, high security medical cabinetry, electrical circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security applications. This segment’s marine components include stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, other exhaust components, GPS speedometers and tachometers, mechanical and electronic controls and throttles, steering wheels and other billet aluminum accessories, dash panels, LED lighting, wire harnesses, and other accessories. The company’s Waste Management segment processes, treats, stores, and disposes radioactive, hazardous, toxic, and other wastes. This segment serves industrial companies, including nuclear utilities, chemical, aerospace and electronics businesses, and governmental agencies. It’s Real Estate Management and Development segment provides utility services; owns real property; and develops land holdings for commercial, industrial, and residential purposes. The company also offers insurance brokerage and risk management services, and holds marketable securities and other investments. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Dallas, Texas. Valhi, Inc. is a subsidiary of Contran Corporation.

3,210 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1932

valhi inc (VHI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Executive Vice President, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.0M
Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Executive Vice President and Global Tax Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

valhi inc (VHI) Key Developments

Valhi, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Valhi, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $11.9 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015 compared to $0.8 million, or nil per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014. Changes in reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders are primarily due to changes in operating results in the Company's Chemicals and Waste Management Segments. Total net sales were $416.1 million against $462.4 million a year ago. Total operating income was $34.6 million against $22.8 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $21.6 million against $8.4 million a year ago.

Valhi, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

Valhi, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $8.8 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, compared to net income of $15.7 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2013. Total net sales were $432.0 million compared to $400.1 million a year ago. Total operating income was $40.5 million compared to operating loss of $4.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes were $25.1 million compared to loss before income taxes of $12.2 million a year ago. Net income was $13.7 million compared to net income of $10.8 million a year ago. Changes in reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders are primarily due to changes in operating results in the Company's Chemicals Segment and the 2013 gain on bargain purchase and re-measurement of existing investment. For the full year of 2014, the company reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $53.8 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $98.0 million, or $0.29 per diluted share in the full year of 2013. Total net sales were $1,862.6 million compared to $1,863.6 million a year ago. Total operating income was $170.2 million compared to operating loss of $138.7 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes were $112.0 million compared to loss before income taxes of $217.9 million a year ago. Net income was $79.5 million compared to net loss of $126.9 million a year ago.

Valhi, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock, Payable on March 26, 2015

Valhi, Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of two cents ($0.02) per share on its common stock, payable on March 26, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 9, 2015.

 

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