News articles about NL Industries (NYSE:NL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NL Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.9212894695621 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded NL Industries from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

Shares of NL Industries (NYSE NL) remained flat at $7.35 during trading on Tuesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 63,965 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $358.05 million, a PE ratio of 5.40 and a beta of 2.70. NL Industries has a 1-year low of $3.10 and a 1-year high of $10.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $7.44 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.41.

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About NL Industries

NL Industries, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates in the component products industry through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc (CompX). The Company operates in the chemicals industry through its non-controlling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc (Kronos). The Company, through Compx, manufactures engineered components that are sold to a range of industries, including recreational transportation (including boats), postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, gas stations and vending equipment.

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