NL Industries posts 3Q profit

DALLAS (AP) _ NL Industries Inc. (NL) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $17.5 million.

The Dallas-based company said it had net income of 36 cents per share.

The chemical and components holding company posted revenue of $27 million in the period.

NL Industries shares have risen 52 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $12.40, more than tripling in the last 12 months.

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