Albemarle Corp (ALB)

pos +0.25
Today's Range: 118.40 - 119.50 | ALB Avg Daily Volume: 1,114,300
Last Update: 07/25/17 - 2:34 PM EDT
Volume: 748,506
YTD Performance: 37.78%
Open: $119.48
Previous Close: $118.60
52 Week Range: $75.11 - $119.59
Oustanding Shares: 110,752,288
Market Cap: 13,106,425,762
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for ALB
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 4 5 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.82 1.92 1.92 1.92
Latest Dividend: 0.32
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.08%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/14/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 47.72
Price Earnings Comparisons:
ALB Sector Avg. S&P 500
47.72 28.80 30.80
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.02% 39.51% 75.60%
Revenue -26.70 0.00 0.01
Net Income 72.50 -0.10 -0.02
EPS 89.30 0.20 0.05
Earnings for ALB:
Revenue 2.68B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/17) Qtr (09/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $1.10 $1.11 $4.34 $5.00
Number of Analysts 8 8 9 9
High Estimate $1.18 $1.16 $4.40 $5.27
Low Estimate $1.02 $1.08 $4.25 $4.71
Prior Year $1.09 $0.91 $3.57 $4.34
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 1.15% 22.25% 21.63% 15.20%
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Bullish and bearish reversals for this week.
Mar 06, 2017 | 7:00 AM EST
ALB was downgraded to Neutral, Citigroup said. $112 price target. Company is already valued at 18x expected 2018 EBITDA.
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Nov 02, 2015 | 8:01 AM EST
ALB was upgraded to Buy, Citigroup said. $62 price target. Company appears to be at a growth inflection point. 
Oct 09, 2015 | 7:52 AM EDT
ALB was placed on the Conviction Buy list, according to Goldman Sachs. $63 price target. Better pricing should drive cash flow growth.&...
Jul 29, 2014 | 6:27 AM EDT
ALB was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Topeka Capital said. $91 price target. Company has several positive near-term catalysts.   ...
The consensus of positives is just too cute.
Jan 09, 2014 | 8:07 AM EST
ALB was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $71 price target. See improved growth in Catalysts over the c...
Oct 21, 2013 | 8:01 AM EDT
ALB numbers were bumped into 2014, Jefferies said. Driven by Catalysts and Fine Chemistry segment with opportunity to flex the balance ...

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