Notable Reporting: Could Valhi, Inc. Change Direction After Today’s Big Increase?

Notable Reporting: Could Valhi, Inc. Change Direction After Today's Big Increase?

The stock of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) is a huge mover today! About 336,517 shares traded hands or 514.83% up from the average. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) has risen 74.78% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 72.83% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $807.23M company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $2.76 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VHI worth $161.45M more.

Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 2 analysts covering Valhi Inc (NYSE:VHI), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. Valhi Inc has been the topic of 3 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) has “Strong Sell” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Zacks.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Valhi Inc. operates through majority-owned subsidiaries or less than majority-owned affiliates in the chemicals, component products, waste management and titanium metals industries. These subsidiaries and affiliates are NL Industries, Inc. , CompX International Inc., Waste Control Specialists LLC, and Titanium Metal Corporation.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.44, from 0.74 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 3 funds sold all Valhi, Inc. shares owned while 14 reduced positions. 5 funds bought stakes while 15 increased positions. They now own 3.52 million shares or 1.02% more from 3.48 million shares in 2016Q1.
Royal Natl Bank Of Canada owns 1,408 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Raymond James & Associate owns 73,700 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Fund Advsrs accumulated 0% or 589,739 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management accumulated 62,878 shares or 0% of the stock. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Lc has invested 0% in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P holds 201,964 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Horrell Capital accumulated 0.02% or 30,000 shares. Citadel Lc has 64,590 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Co holds 0% or 134,608 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc reported 23,605 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 11,227 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Bank & Trust Of America De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI). California State Teachers Retirement System last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Moreover, State Street has 0% invested in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) for 149,733 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) for 15,614 shares.

Another recent and important Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Valhi, Inc. (VHI) Will Sell Waste Control Specialists Unit in ~$367M Deal” on November 19, 2015.

VHI Company Profile

Valhi, Inc., incorporated on June 1, 1971, is a holding company. The Firm operates through four divisions: Chemicals, Component Products, Waste Management, and Real Estate Management and Development. The Firm operates through its subsidiaries, including NL Industries, Inc., Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (Kronos), CompX International Inc. (CompX) and Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS).

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