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Valhi, Inc. (VHI)

  • Jun. 12, 2014, 12:45 PM
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  • Dec. 30, 2013, 12:23 PM
    • 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.
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  • Sep. 9, 2011, 1:33 PM
    Shares of Valhi (VHI -4.2%) fall off with other chemical manufacturers, giving back some of the stock's impressive 33% monthly gain. According to a SEC filing the company's Chairman of the Board remains bullish, picking up more shares to add to his stake in the firm.
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  • Sep. 6, 2011, 1:01 PM
    Shares of Valhi (VHI +0.9%) manage to post a small gain on a day decliners are beating advancers by more than a 6-to-1 ratio. SEC filings show the company's chairman is helping the cause by adding more shares, even with the agricultural firm's stock on a runup of 44% over the last month.
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Company Description
Valhi Inc is a producer and marketer of titanium dioxide pigments, or TiO2, a base industrial product used in a wide range of applications.
Industry: Synthetics
Country: United States