DALLAS (AP) _ NL Industries Inc. (NL) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $42.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had a loss of 87 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 14 cents per share.

The chemical and components holding company posted revenue of $32.4 million in the period.

NL Industries shares have fallen 37 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 21 percent in the last 12 months.

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