Valhi Inc

Basic Materials

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$359.26 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$1.96 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$490.40 million
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Company Profile

Valhi Inc had its IPO on 1986-06-04 under the ticker symbol VHI.

The company operates in the Basic Materials sector and Chemicals industry. Valhi Inc has a staff strength of 2,899 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Valhi Inc opened at $12.95 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $12.93 - $13.83, and closed at $13.42.

This is a +5.67% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 31,010 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Valhi Inc have increased by +0.45%.

Valhi Inc's Key Ratios

Valhi Inc has a market cap of $359.26 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.7443 and a price to sales ratio of 0.2528.

In the last 12-months Valhi Inc’s revenue was $1.96 billion with a gross profit of $490.40 million and an EBITDA of $61.40 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Valhi Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Valhi Inc’s operating margin was 0.35% while its return on assets stood at 0.15% with a return of equity of 1.96%.

In Q2, Valhi Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -32.4% while revenue growth was a negative 20.1%.

Valhi Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

Forward PE
Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.24 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0.32. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Valhi Inc’s profitability.

Valhi Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.2563 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 1.647. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.2528.

Valhi Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.32 per share, indicating a yield of 2.52% and a payout ratio of 133.33%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$2.65 billion
Total Liabilities
$393.80 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$17.70 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Valhi Inc ended 2023 with $2.65 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $2.65 billion while shareholder equity stood at $940.80 million.

Valhi Inc ended 2023 with $54.10 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $393.80 million in other current liabilities, 300000.00 in common stock, $467.80 million in retained earnings and $379.70 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $297.50 million and cash and short-term investments were $396.50 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $5,500,000 while long-term debt stood at $549.80 million.

Valhi Inc’s total current assets stands at $1.40 billion while long-term investments were $124.50 million and short-term investments were $99.00 million. Its net receivables were $333.50 million compared to accounts payable of $145.70 million and inventory worth $575.30 million.

In 2023, Valhi Inc's operating cash flow was $-14700000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $17.70 million.

Comparatively, Valhi Inc paid $1.33 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

Valhi Inc stock is currently trading at $13.42 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $29.0534 and a 52-week low of $29.0534. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $11.

Its 50-day moving average was $13.69 and 200-day moving average was $17.71 The short ratio stood at 5.07 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 9158% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 460.1% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Valhi Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Valhi Inc is VHI

The IPO of Valhi Inc took place on 1986-06-04

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Valhi, Inc. engages in the chemicals, component products, and real estate management and development businesses in the Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and internationally. The company’s Chemicals segment produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2), which are white inorganic pigments used in various applications by paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. It offers TiO2 under the KRONOS name through agents and distributors. The company’s Component Products segment manufactures mechanical and electrical cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms for use in ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and cash containment machines, integrated inventory and access control secured narcotics boxes, medical cabinetry security, electronic circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security applications. It also provides stainless steel exhaust components, gauges, throttle controls, wake enhancement systems, trim tabs, and related hardware and accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. The company’s Real Estate Management and Development segment offers utility services to industrial and municipal customers; owns real properties; and develops land holdings for commercial, industrial, and residential purposes. It also holds marketable securities and other investments. The company was incorporated in 1932 and is based in Dallas, Texas. Valhi, Inc. is a subsidiary of Contran Corporation.


5430 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, United States, 75240-2620