DALLAS, TEXAS . . . May 31, 2012 . . . Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) announced a 20% increase in its quarterly dividend. The board of directors declared today a quarterly dividend of five cents ($0.05) per post-stock split share of the common stock payable on June 28, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 11, 2012. On May 10, 2012, Valhi paid a 3-for-1 stock split in the form of a stock dividend whereby each stockholder received two additional shares for each share held of record as of the close of business on May 2, 2012.
Valhi also announced that at its annual stockholder meeting held today its stockholders had:
Valhi is engaged in the titanium dioxide products, component products (security products, furniture components and performance marine components) and waste management industries.
Contact: Bobby D. O'Brien, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 972-233-1700