Valhi Inc. (NYSE:VHI) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.02 per share on Thursday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 1st.

Valhi (NYSE:VHI) opened at 2.94 on Friday. Valhi has a 12 month low of $0.85 and a 12 month high of $3.06. The stock’s market cap is $997.12 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $2.26 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.10.

Dividend History for Valhi (NYSE:VHI)

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Valhi from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 15th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Valhi by 77.8% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 224,132 shares of the company’s stock worth $516,000 after buying an additional 98,048 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in Valhi by 0.9% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 459,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,056,000 after buying an additional 4,053 shares during the period. BlackRock Investment Management LLC raised its position in Valhi by 13.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 78,839 shares of the company’s stock worth $181,000 after buying an additional 9,407 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Valhi by 3.2% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 74,287 shares of the company’s stock worth $171,000 after buying an additional 2,272 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp raised its position in Valhi by 7.0% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 149,733 shares of the company’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 9,821 shares during the period. 1.12% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Valhi Company Profile

Valhi, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Chemicals, Component Products, Waste Management, and Real Estate Management and Development. The Chemicals segment operates through Kronos Worldwide, Inc, which produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments. The Component Products segment operates through CompX International Inc, which manufactures security products used in the recreational transportation, postal, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare and a range of other industries.

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