Valhi Inc. (NYSE:VHI)’s share price was up 6.3% on Monday . The company traded as high as $2.05 and last traded at $2.01, with a volume of 75,057 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $1.89.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Valhi from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 21st.

The company’s market capitalization is $685.07 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $1.76 and a 200 day moving average price of $1.61.

Valhi (NYSE:VHI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.07) by $0.01. Equities research analysts expect that Valhi Inc. will post ($0.16) EPS for the current year.

Valhi, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Chemicals, Component Products, Waste Management, and Real Estate Management and Development. The Chemicals segment operates through Kronos Worldwide, Inc, which produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments. The Component Products segment operates through CompX International Inc, which manufactures security products used in the recreational transportation, postal, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare and a range of other industries.

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