Valhi Company Profile (NYSE:VHI)

About Valhi (NYSE:VHI)

Valhi logoValhi, Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Chemicals, Component Products, Waste Management, and Real Estate Management and Development. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, including NL Industries, Inc., Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (Kronos), CompX International Inc. (CompX) and Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS). The Chemicals segment operates through Kronos. Kronos is a producer and marketer of titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2). The Component Products segment operates through CompX. CompX is a manufacturer of security products used in the recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare and a range of other industries. The Waste Management segment operates through WCS. The Real Estate Management and Development segment operates through Basic Management, Inc. (BMI) and The LandWell Company (LandWell).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Coloring Agent
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VHI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 339,170,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.98
  • 52 Week Range: $1.84 - $4.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.40
  • P/E Growth: 0.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.74 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.65
  • Book Value: ($1.30) per share
  • Price / Book: -2.58
  • Annual Dividend: $0.08
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBITDA: $236.2 million
  • Net Margins: 1.93%
  • Return on Equity: -78.36%
  • Return on Assets: 5.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -6.86%
  • Current Ratio: 3.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.97%
  • Average Volume: 100,131 shs.
  • Beta: 2.66
  • Short Ratio: 1.18

Frequently Asked Questions for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)

What is Valhi's stock symbol?

Valhi trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VHI."

How often does Valhi pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Valhi?

Valhi announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. View Valhi's Dividend History.

How were Valhi's earnings last quarter?

Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.07) by $0.01. The business earned $364.90 million during the quarter. Valhi had a net margin of 1.93% and a negative return on equity of 78.36%. View Valhi's Earnings History.

When will Valhi make its next earnings announcement?

Valhi is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Valhi.

Who are some of Valhi's key competitors?

Who are Valhi's key executives?

Valhi's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert D. Graham, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gregory M. Swalwell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Kelly D. Luttmer, Executive Vice President, Chief Tax Officer
  • Courtney J. Riley, Executive Vice President, Environmental Affairs
  • A. Andrew R. Louis, Vice President, Secretary, Associate General Counsel
  • Andrew B. Nace, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Amy Allbach Samford, Vice President, Controller
  • John A. St. Wrba, Vice President, Treasurer
  • James W. Brown, Vice President - Business Planning and Strategic Initiatives
  • Steven S. Eaton, Vice President, Director of Internal Control over Financial Reporting

How do I buy Valhi stock?

Shares of Valhi can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Valhi's stock price today?

One share of Valhi stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.36.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Valhi (NYSE VHI)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  35 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  109
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valhi and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Valhi (NYSE:VHI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Price Target History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Analysts' Ratings History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/2/2015Barclays PLCLower Price TargetUnderweight$4.00 -> $3.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Earnings by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE VHI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.11N/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1($0.07)($0.06)$364.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2016Q4($0.04)($0.10)$324.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015$0.03($0.03)$383.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015$0.07($0.01)$408.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2015$0.04$0.05$432.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014$0.06$0.08$476.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014$0.03$0.05$491.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2014($0.02)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.35 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Most Recent Dividend:9/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.08
Dividend Yield:2.38%
Dividend Growth:-26.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:72.73% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE VHI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.03%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 2.16%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/23/2017W Hayden McilroyDirectorSell10,000$3.25$32,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016W Hayden McilroyDirectorBuy10,000$1.41$14,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell300,000$6.37$1,911,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell600,000$5.98$3,588,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell1,124,529$5.02$5,645,135.58View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell433,236$5.01$2,170,512.36View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell172,254$5.03$866,437.62View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell192,042$5.07$973,652.94View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell89,552$5.11$457,610.72View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell220,129$5.10$1,122,657.90View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell65,858$5.16$339,827.28View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell76,376$5.13$391,808.88View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell74,122$5.23$387,658.06View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Harold Simmons Foundation IncInsiderSell7,902$5.69$44,962.38View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014W Hayden McilroyDirectorBuy1,000$12.15$12,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$15.60$156,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$15.68$78,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy1,500$15.66$23,490.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy1,927$15.59$30,041.93View SEC Filing  
2/4/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$15.65$78,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,700$15.70$73,790.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$15.60$156,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,412$15.84$164,926.08View SEC Filing  
1/29/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy3,943$16.10$63,482.30View SEC Filing  
1/22/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy1,500$16.24$24,360.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,468$15.10$67,466.80View SEC Filing  
1/16/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$14.80$59,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,100$14.58$30,618.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$14.70$58,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$14.60$29,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy1,480$13.80$20,424.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2013Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.95$51,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy8,000$12.86$102,880.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.70$76,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.90$51,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.57$25,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.35$24,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.35$24,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$11.96$23,920.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$11.92$71,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy3,379$12.08$40,818.32View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.04$72,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$11.98$47,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,606$12.05$31,402.30View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.00$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$11.90$71,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,703$11.77$31,814.31View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,303$11.90$51,205.70View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$11.93$71,580.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,758$11.98$128,880.84View SEC Filing  
11/9/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$11.73$46,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$11.76$70,560.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.05$72,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.00$48,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.70$50,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.66$25,320.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,200$12.29$76,198.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,010$12.14$48,681.40View SEC Filing  
10/23/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.25$73,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,600$11.98$67,088.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy12,000$11.97$143,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.20$48,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy16,000$12.18$194,880.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$12.34$123,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$12.34$123,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy16,000$11.85$189,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.00$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.55$25,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.50$25,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.35$49,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.74$25,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$12.70$25,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.80$76,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,100$12.99$53,259.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012Glenn R SimmonsChairmanBuy4,515$13.07$59,011.05View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,478$13.00$71,214.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,100$12.99$131,199.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$12.77$127,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$12.42$124,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.65$50,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$12.27$49,080.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy8,000$11.94$95,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.12$72,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$11.95$23,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy5,173$12.24$63,317.52View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy6,000$12.23$73,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy8,000$11.50$92,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy4,200$11.42$47,964.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2012Harold C SimmonsMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$11.59$23,180.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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