Valhi, Inc. ( VHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -60% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $5.57, the dividend yield is 1.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VHI was $5.57, representing a -73.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.08 and a 1.27% increase over the 52 week low of $5.50.
VHI is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). VHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.17. Zacks Investment Research reports VHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 123.26%, compared to an industry average of 8%.
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