Last $6.82 USD
Change Today +0.17 / 2.56%
Volume 231.8K
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valhi inc (VHI) Snapshot

Open
$6.65
Previous Close
$6.65
Day High
$7.09
Day Low
$6.65
52 Week High
09/11/13 - $21.08
52 Week Low
06/24/14 - $4.98
Market Cap
2.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
124.5K
EPS TTM
$-0.30
Shares Outstanding
339.1M
EX-Date
06/5/14
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$0.08
Dividend Yield
2.50%
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valhi inc (VHI) Details

Valhi, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the chemicals, component products, and waste management businesses. The company’s Chemicals segment manufactures and markets titanium dioxide pigments to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability to various products, including paints, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics; and as a critical component of various applications comprising coatings, plastics, paper, inks, foods, cosmetics, etc. This segment also owns and operates ilmenite mines in Norway; and provides iron-based chemicals, titanium oxychloride, and titanyl sulfate. Its Component Products segment offers mechanical and electrical cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms used 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. This segment also provides marine components, such as 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 a range of radioactive, hazardous, toxic, and other wastes. It serves industrial companies consisting of nuclear utilities, chemical, aerospace, and electronics businesses, as well as governmental agencies. The company also provides insurance brokerage and risk management, and utility services; holds marketable securities and other investments; and develops land holdings for commercial, industrial, and residential purposes, as well as owns properties. It operates in the United States, Germany, Canada, Norway, and Belgium. Valhi, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

3,139 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/14
Founded in 1932

valhi inc (VHI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of The Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Executive Vice President, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Executive Vice President and Global Tax Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

valhi inc (VHI) Key Developments

Valhi, Inc. Declares Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2014, Payable on June 26, 2014

Valhi, Inc. announced that its board of directors has reduced its regular quarterly dividend from $0.05 per share to $0.02 per share, effective with the second quarter of 2014. Valhi also announced that its board of directors has declared such reduced regular quarterly dividend for the second quarter of 2014 of $0.02 per share on its common stock, payable on June 26, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2014.

Valhi, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

Valhi, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income attributable to the company stockholders of $0.8 million, or nil per basic and diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014 compared to a net loss of $39.8 million or $0.12 per basic and diluted share, in the first quarter of 2013. Changes in reported net income attributable to the company stockholders are primarily due to changes in operating results in the company's chemicals segment. Total sales were $462.4 million against $499.2 million a yea ago. Total operating income was $22.8 million against total operating loss of $45.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $8.4 million against loss before income taxes of $70.0 million a year ago.

Valhi, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 29, 2014

Valhi, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 29, 2014., at 10:00 Central Daylight. Location: Three Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway. Agenda: To elect the eight director nominees named in the proxy statement to serve until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders; to approve on an advisory basis named executive officer compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

 

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