Huntsman profit slides on lower paint pigment prices

July 31 Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:09am EDT

July 31 (Reuters) - Chemical maker Huntsman Corp posted a 62 percent fall in profit, dragged by lower selling prices of paint pigment.

Net income fell to $47 million, or 19 cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30 from $124 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue fell 3 percent to $2.83 billion.

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