Valhi, Inc. (VHI): Price and Financial Metrics

Valhi, Inc. (VHI)

Today's Latest Price: $13.60 USD

0.29 (2.18%)

Updated Oct 30 3:59pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 69 in Chemicals

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VHI Stock Summary

  • Valhi Inc's stock had its IPO on June 4, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.57% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.21, Valhi Inc has a higher such ratio than just 7.23% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VHI is more volatile than 98.34% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Valhi Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be UFAB, BXG, FFHL, CMLS, and FLL.
  • VHI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Valhi Inc's official web site, go to

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VHI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.60 52-week high $26.28
Prev. close $13.31 52-week low $9.02
Day low $13.30 Volume 7,577
Day high $13.92 Avg. volume 21,326
50-day MA $13.74 Dividend yield 2.4%
200-day MA $12.92 Market Cap 384.51M

Valhi, Inc. (VHI) Company Bio

Valhi, Inc. engages in the chemicals, component products, waste management, and real estate businesses worldwide. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

VHI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$13.60$127.79 836%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Valhi Inc. To summarize, we found that Valhi Inc ranked in the 83th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 840.83%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for VHI, they are:

  • 33% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 15.45% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Valhi Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 14.97% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Basic Materials), Valhi Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 91.71% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

NX, TROX, PGTI, RS, and TGLS can be thought of as valuation peers to VHI, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest VHI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Valhi Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VHI as an investment opportunity.

Valhi: Cancellation Of Preferred Shares Massively Increases Shareholder Equity

Previously, I wrote up a detailed take on the Contran Corporation companies, National Lead (NL), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), CompX International (CIX), and Valhi (VHI). Since that article, Valhi has experienced multiple significant changes that deserve further attention. Preferred Shares Cancellation If a tree falls in the forest and no one...

Kingdom Capital on Seeking Alpha | August 25, 2020

Dividends: Focus on Improving Cash Flow Companies

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Yahoo | June 8, 2020

Do Hedge Funds Love Valhi, Inc. (VHI)?

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (Recession is Imminent: We Need A Travel Ban NOW). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on which direction each […]

Yahoo | June 5, 2020


Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:  VHI) announced that at its annual stockholder meeting held today, its stockholders approved a reverse stock split of the company’s common stock and that, following the stockholder approval, its board of directors established a reverse stock split ratio of 1-for-12. The reverse stock split is expected to occur on June 1, 2020, with trading to begin on a split-adjusted basis on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the market open on June 2, 2020. Trading in the common stock will continue on the NYSE under the symbol “VHI” but the security will be assigned a new CUSIP number.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Here's How P/E Ratios Can Help Us Understand Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI)

Today, we'll introduce the concept of the P/E ratio for those who are learning about investing. We'll show how you can...

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

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VHI Price Returns

1-mo 3.34%
3-mo 34.52%
6-mo 34.28%
1-year -37.70%
3-year -71.55%
5-year -46.26%
YTD -37.69%
2019 0.36%
2018 -68.02%
2017 82.77%
2016 168.04%
2015 -78.58%

VHI Dividends

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