Chemicals maker Huntsman Corp posted a bigger fourth-quarter profit helped by higher prices for chemicals used to make insulation and paint.

For the quarter, net income attributable to the company rose to $105 million, or 44 cents per share, from $30 million, or 12 cents per share, a year ago.

Excluding items, Huntsman earned 28 cents a share.

Revenue rose 9 percent to $2.63 billion.

(Reporting by Swetha Gopinath in Bangalore; Editing by Viraj Nair)