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- A company's shares typically drop when its chairman dies, but Valhi (VHI +2.4%), Kronos Worldwide (KRO +9.3%) and NL Industries (NL +9.5%) all are moving higher after the death of Harold Simmons during the weekend.
- The Texas billionaire was a controversial figure and often battled with federal regulators while running a holding company for companies that dealt in hazardous waste and toxic chemicals.
NL Industries, Inc. operates as a holding company. The company conducts its component products operations through its majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International, Inc., and owns a significant interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc., a global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide... More
Sector: Basic Materials
Country: United States
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