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$9.13
Previous Close
$9.16
Day High
$9.27
Day Low
$8.81
52 Week High
01/6/14 - $12.54
52 Week Low
10/8/14 - $6.60
Market Cap
429.9M
Average Volume 10 Days
22.0K
EPS TTM
$-0.51
Shares Outstanding
48.7M
EX-Date
05/8/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
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Dividend Yield
1.41%
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NL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc., operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. The company’s Security Products business offers mechanical and electrical cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms, including disc tumbler locks, pin tumbler locking mechanisms, and CompX eLock and Stealthlock electronic locks for use in various applications, such as 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. It serves recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, gas stations, and vending equipment industries. The company’s Marine Components business manufactures and distributes original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; steering wheels and other billet aluminum accessories; and dash panels, LED lighting products, wire harnesses, and other accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. NL Industries, Inc. also offers insurance brokerage and risk management services. The company sells its component products directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

506 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/14
Founded in 1891

nl industries (NL) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive O...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $925.6K
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
Executive Vice President and Global Tax Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Vice President and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nl industries (NL) Key Developments

NL Industries Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

NL Industries Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales were $24.2 million compared to $26.5 million for the same period a year ago. Loss from operations was $0.4 million compared to income from operations of $7.9 million for the same period a year ago. Loss before taxes was $8.8 million compared to income before taxes of $17.9 million for the same period a year ago. Net loss attributable to company stockholders was $5.9 million or $0.12 per share compared to net income attributable to company stockholders $13.9 million or $0.29 per share for the same period a year ago. For the first six months of 2014, the company reported net sales were $69.7 million compared to $79.1 million for the same period a year ago. Loss from operations was $15.7 million compared to income from operations of $3.2 million for the same period a year ago. Loss before taxes was $45.5 million compared to income before taxes of $28.6 million for the same period a year ago. Net loss attributable to company stockholders was $22.3 million or $0.46 per share compared to net income attributable to company stockholders $23.1 million or $0.47 per share for the same period a year ago.

NL Industries Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

NL Industries Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. The company reported net income attributable to NL stockholders of $5.5 million, or $0.11 per share, in the second quarter of 2014 compared to a net loss attributable to NL stockholders of $14.3 million, or $0.29 per share, in the second quarter of 2013. Net sales were $24 million, loss from operations of $12.4 million against $26.8 million and $4.7 million respectively a year ago. For the first six months of 2014, NL reported net income attributable to NL stockholders of $9.2 million, or $0.19 per share, compared to a net loss attributable to NL stockholders of $16.4 million, or $0.34 per share in the first six months of 2013. Net sales were $45.5 million, loss from operations of $15.3 million against $52.6 million and $4.8 million respectively a year ago. Net sales increased 12% in the second quarter of 2014 and 16% in the first six months of 2014 compared to the same periods in 2013, primarily due to strong demand within CompX's security products business line, including new products for an existing government customer, increased market penetration in electronic locks and strong demand in transportation markets.

NL Industries Inc. Suspends Regular Quarterly Dividend

NL Industries Inc. announced that its Board of Directors suspended NL's regular quarterly dividend of twelve and one-half cents ($0.125) per share on its common stock. In February 2014, NL's Board of Directors deferred consideration of a first quarter 2014 cash dividend, and no dividend was paid in the first quarter.

 

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