The stock of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 7.17% or $0.2 on November 23, hitting $2.99. About 204,477 shares traded hands or 26.99% up from the average. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) has risen 41.71% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.30% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $1.03B company. It was reported on Nov, 24 by Barchart.com. We have $3.14 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VHI worth $51.50 million more.
Analysts await Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) to report earnings on March, 10.
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. $4 is the highest target while $3 is the lowest. The $3 average target is 0.33% above today’s ($2.99) stock price. Valhi Inc has been the topic of 3 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm 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 2.36 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.18, from 1.18 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, 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.
Creative Planning holds 0% or 28,851 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Grp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI). Rhumbline Advisers reported 15,614 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 1,059 shares or 0% of the stock. Greenbrier Prtn Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 344,790 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Northern holds 0% of its portfolio in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) for 126,084 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in the company for 15,626 shares. Raymond James And Assocs has 0% invested in the company for 73,700 shares. Blackrock last reported 2,640 shares in the company. Nationwide Fund Advsr owns 10,804 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Schwab Charles Management Inc holds 62,878 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) for 64,590 shares. Moreover, Renaissance Technology Ltd has 0% invested in Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) for 120,100 shares. Manufacturers Life Communication The accumulated 9,257 shares or 0% of the stock. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Ltd Com owns 57,252 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.
More news for Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Valhi, Inc. (VHI), EnergySolutions to Defend Acquisition of WCS Against U.S …” on November 17, 2016. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Valhi, Inc. (VHI) Will Sell Waste Control Specialists Unit in ~$367M Deal” and published on November 19, 2015 is yet another important article.
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).