News stories about Valhi (NYSE:VHI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Valhi earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.1147379647961 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on VHI. ValuEngine raised Valhi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Barclays raised their price objective on Valhi from $3.00 to $5.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, TheStreet raised Valhi from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd.
Shares of Valhi (NYSE VHI) opened at $5.65 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 3.44, a quick ratio of 2.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -18.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,916.32, a PE ratio of 24.57 and a beta of 2.81. Valhi has a 52-week low of $2.13 and a 52-week high of $7.28.
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 Company operates through its subsidiaries, including NL Industries, Inc, Kronos Worldwide, Inc (Kronos) and CompX International Inc (CompX).
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