Shares of NL Industries Inc (NYSE:NL) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 5.00 (Strong Sell) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation.
Analysts have set a 12 month consensus target price of $14.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given NL Industries an industry rank of 193 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Separately, Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating and set a $14.00 price objective (up previously from $7.00) on shares of NL Industries in a report on Wednesday, November 15th.
Shares of NL Industries (NYSE:NL) traded down $0.90 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $9.00. The stock had a trading volume of 164,925 shares, compared to its average volume of 79,632. NL Industries has a 52 week low of $5.25 and a 52 week high of $16.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $482.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.70 and a beta of 2.64.
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NL Industries Company Profile
NL Industries, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates in the component products industry through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc (CompX). The Company operates in the chemicals industry through its non-controlling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc (Kronos). The Company, through Compx, manufactures engineered components that are sold to a range of industries, including recreational transportation (including boats), postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, gas stations and vending equipment.
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