NL Industries Inc. (NYSE:NL) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $4.76 and last traded at $4.76, with a volume of 53,240 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $4.05.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded NL Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 10th.

The company has a 50 day moving average of $3.22 and a 200-day moving average of $2.84. The firm’s market capitalization is $287.36 million.

NL Industries (NYSE:NL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 5th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.06. Analysts predict that NL Industries Inc. will post $0.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

NL Industries, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates in the component products industry through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc (CompX). It operates in the chemicals industry through its non-controlling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc (Kronos). CompX is a manufacturer of engineered components utilized in a range of applications and industries.

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