DALLAS (AP) _ Valhi Inc. (VHI) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $24.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had net income of 7 cents.
The maker of titanium dioxide pigment posted revenue of $459.3 million in the period.
In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit 78 cents. A year ago, they were trading at $2.31.