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Valhi posts 4Q profit

DALLAS (AP) _ Valhi Inc. (VHI) on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had net income of 3 cents.

The maker of titanium dioxide pigment posted revenue of $407.9 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $15.9 million, or 5 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $1.57 billion.

In the final minutes of trading on Friday, the company's shares hit $3.11. A year ago, they were trading at $1.46.

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