Albemarle Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:ALB)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 9 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.69)
Consensus Price Target: $77.45 (8.89% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$89.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016Nomura Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$84.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$62.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/25/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$67.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/17/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/13/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$54.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/23/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/19/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$72.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2015Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$74.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/2/2015Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$54.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016ListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/10/2016Q116$0.86$1.12$821.64 million$865.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2016Q415$0.83$1.03$891.88 million$930.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.89$0.90$950.25 million$905.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015Q215$0.82$0.84$940.65 million$931.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q115$0.71$1.17$913.20 million$884.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2015Q414$1.03$0.99$638.76 million$598.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2014Q314$1.03$1.14$617.70 million$642.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q214$0.99$1.10$646.75 million$604.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/16/2014Q114$0.95$0.96$655.87 million$656.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2014Q413$1.21$1.08$688.58 million$692.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2013Q313$1.08$1.09$655.97 million$648.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.98$0.97$654.31 million$634.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2013Q1 2013$1.02$0.93$681.09 million$641.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2013Q4 2012$0.98$1.17$646.83 million$687.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2012$1.11$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2012$1.22$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/18/2012$1.16$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2012$1.09$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2011$1.18$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2011$1.12$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/19/2011$0.96$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2011$0.88$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.80$0.94$0.87
Q2 20165$0.99$1.06$1.03
Q3 20167$0.94$1.05$1.02
Q4 20165$0.94$1.00$0.98
Q1 20171$1.03$1.03$1.03
Q2 20171$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q3 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
Q4 20171$1.08$1.08$1.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
Annual Dividend:$1.22
Dividend Yield:1.44%
Payout Ratio:26.46% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.68% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.54% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:13.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/11/2016quarterly$0.311.43%9/13/20169/15/201610/3/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/10/2016quarterly$0.311.63%6/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2016quarterly$0.312.17%3/14/20163/16/20164/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/5/2015quarterly$0.292.44%12/11/201512/15/20151/4/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/9/2015quarterly$0.292.15%9/14/20159/16/201510/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015quarterly$0.291.93%6/12/20156/16/20157/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015quarterly$0.296/16/20156/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2015quarterly$0.292.06%3/12/20153/16/20154/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/14/2014quarterly$0.282.04%12/11/201412/15/20141/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/14/2014quarterly$0.281.57%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/13/2014quarterly$0.281.59%6/11/20146/13/20147/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2014quarterly$0.281.68%3/12/20143/14/20144/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/8/2013quarterly$0.241.52%12/11/201312/13/20131/2/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/10/2013quarterly$0.241.48%9/11/20139/13/201310/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013quarterly$0.241.51%6/12/20136/14/20137/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2013quarterly$0.241.45%3/13/20133/15/20134/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/12/2016Donald J Jr. LabauveCAOSell3,564$75.34$268,511.76View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2016John Sherman JrDirectorSell2,025$75.73$153,353.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2016Matthew JuneauSVPSell13,174$75.34$992,529.16View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/14/2016Karen G NarwoldSVPSell405$60.38$24,453.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/8/2016Scott TozierCFOSell556$58.89$32,742.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2016Luther C Iv KissamCEOSell1,048$57.98$60,763.04View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/6/2016Karen G NarwoldSVPSell138$52.57$7,254.66View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/6/2016Scott TozierCFOSell190$52.55$9,984.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/1/2015Luther C. Iv KissamCEOBuy4,533$44.01$199,497.33View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Luther C Iv KissamCEOSell1,075$56.36$60,587.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/11/2015James J /Ky ObrienDirectorBuy1,000$52.68$52,680.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2015John Sherman JrDirectorBuy2,500$48.49$121,225.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2015Jim W NokesDirectorBuy3,000$47.47$142,410.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2015Douglas L MaineDirectorBuy7,847$48.48$380,422.56View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/12/2014Gerald A SteinerDirectorBuy1,000$64.21$64,210.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/1/2014D Michael WilsonSVPBuy5,000$61.29$306,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2014Karen NarwoldVPSell2,200$64.41$141,702.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2014Scott TozierCFOSell3,509$64.44$226,119.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2014John Sherman, Jr.DirectorSell1,000$65.27$65,270.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2014Matthew JuneauSVPSell5,000$64.84$324,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/8/2014Luther Iv KissamCEOSell3,180$64.41$204,823.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/8/2014Scott TozierCFOSell1,339$64.35$86,164.65View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 07:26 PMAnalyst Views That Are Worth Watching: Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), Sealed Air Corp (NYSE:SEE) - Review Fortune
07/22/16 10:35 AMCitigroup Maintains Albemarle Corporation to Buy with Price Target $101.00 - Trade Calls
07/21/16 07:58 PMHow To YieldBoost ALB To 16.4% Using Options
07/21/16 07:58 PMStock is down at $84.27 Albemarle Corporation to present at…
07/21/16 07:58 PMAlbemarle Corporation to present at Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference
07/21/16 11:20 AMAlbemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) nearing 52-week high, short interest dropping - Street Report
07/20/16 09:51 PMLorem Ipsum Management LLC Decreased Stake in Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) by $6.39 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/20/16 10:32 AMAlbemarle CEO eyes expansion
07/19/16 08:37 AMAlbemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Short Interest Decreased By 11.71% - Consumer Eagle
07/19/16 08:37 AMLarge Outflow of Money Witnessed in Albemarle Corporation - TheFounders Daily
07/17/16 02:22 PMGreen cars cause damage of their own as flamingo numbers dwindle
07/17/16 02:22 PMFlamingo fans fume as car-makers mine salt flats for lithium
07/17/16 07:09 AMAttorney General Mark Herring leads rivals in fundraising in first half of year
07/16/16 10:48 AMOroplata Resources Plans Drill Program and Discusses Corporate Communications Policy
07/16/16 10:48 AMCitigroup issued a report on (NYSE:ALB) Albemarle Corporation, hiking its target price to $101 today
07/15/16 06:41 PMAlbemarle Corporation versus Minerals Technologies Inc Head to Head Compare - CML News
07/15/16 06:41 PMClearbridge LLC Decreased Stake in Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) by $10.66 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/15/16 12:59 PMElectric cars, not so green after all
07/14/16 02:25 PMToday Albemarle Corporation Stock Reaches All-Time High - Consumer Eagle
07/14/16 11:16 AMMonsanto Said to Revive Talks With BASF on Bayer Alternative (3)
07/13/16 07:55 PMMonsanto Said to Revive Talks With BASF on Bayer Alternative (1)
07/13/16 02:25 PMShort Interest Falls 11.7% For ALB
07/13/16 10:29 AMGrants help pay for swim lessons, media center upgrade
07/13/16 10:29 AMShares now up at $83.63 (ALB) Albemarle announces quarterly dividend
07/11/16 11:34 PMAlbemarle declares $0.30 dividend -
07/11/16 06:13 PMAlbemarle announces quarterly dividend - [at noodls] - CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share. The dividend is payable October 3, 2016, ...
07/11/16 10:16 AMDow's Meteor Technology Chosen for MEGlobal's MEG Facility -
07/11/16 07:12 AMCompany Shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Rally 2.78% - TheFounders Daily
07/10/16 02:23 PMFlamingo flocks threatened by lithium water 'mining' to produce electric car batteries
07/10/16 02:23 PMGreen cars in spotlight as lithium demand causes flamingo flocks to shrink
07/09/16 02:23 PMGreen cars cause damage of their own as flamingo flocks shrink
07/07/16 10:20 AMAlbemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2016 earnings results on August 3, 2016 - PR Newswire (press release)
07/07/16 07:44 AMShould You Get Rid of Methanex (MEOH) Now? -
07/06/16 08:09 PMThe Tesla Effect: Investors and Speculators Have A Growing Interest For Lithium
07/06/16 04:31 PMAlbemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2016 earnings results on August 3, 2016 - [at noodls] - CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2016 earnings ...
07/05/16 07:12 AMWhat's Albemarle Corporation Upside After Today's Bullish Options Activity? - Press Telegraph
07/04/16 07:12 AMAlbemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Short Interest Decreased By 13.28% - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 07:39 PMClearbridge LLC Decreased Stake in Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) by $10.66 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/01/16 07:39 PMAnalyst Rating Update on Albemarle Corporation (ALB) - TheFounders Daily
07/01/16 03:51 PM[$$] Wall Street enjoys best week since late-2015 as stocks rebound - [at Financial Times] - US stocks enjoyed their best week since late-2015 as investors recovered from the shock of the UK's vote to leave the EU and reacted to strong manufacturing data. The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index ...
07/01/16 02:25 PMFormer Albemarle Co. Teacher Charged with Carnal Knowledge of Minor - NBC 29 News
07/01/16 10:22 AMNew Details: Nelson County teacher accused of sexual activity with minor arrested
07/01/16 10:22 AMBanks in Albemarle and Rockwell robbed, suspect in custody
07/01/16 10:22 AMEx-Albemarle teacher accused of sexual activity with student
06/30/16 07:51 PMRotary Presents Scholarships
06/30/16 07:51 PMFormer middle school science teacher, 26, arrested for 'having sex with a student'
06/30/16 07:51 PMNew Details on Former Albemarle Teacher Facing Child Sex Charges
06/30/16 02:27 PMFormer teacher accused of sexual activity with minor arrested in Lynchburg - WSET
06/30/16 02:16 PMAlbemarle Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ALB) : June 30, 2016 -
06/30/16 10:16 AMLynchburg woman arrested, accused of having sex with a minor

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About Albemarle Corp.

Albemarle Corp. logoAlbemarle Corporation is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals across a range of end markets, including the petroleum refining, consumer electronics, energy storage, construction, automotive, steel and aerospace, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, heating, ventilation, and aluminum finishing. The Company operates through three segments: Performance Chemicals, Refining Solutions and Chemetall Surface Treatment. Its Performance Chemicals segment consists of three product categories: Lithium, Performance Catalyst Solutions and Bromine. Its Refining Solutions Segment offers two product lines, including Clean Fuels Technologies, which is composed of hydroprocessing catalysts, and Heavy Oil Upgrading, which is composed of fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts and additives. Its Chemetall Surface Treatment segment operates under the Chemetall brand name and is a supplier of applied surface treatments and services for metal, plastic and glass substrates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ALB
  • CUSIP: 01265310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $84.27
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $81.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $66.57
  • P/E Ratio: 18.44
  • P/E Growth: 1.97
  • Market Cap: $9.55B
  • Beta: 1.98
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.11 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.43 EPS
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Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016