Albemarle Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:ALB)

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: $82.57
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $83.83
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.28
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 60.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.54
  • Market Cap: $9.19B
  • Outstanding Shares: 112,403,000
  • Beta: 1.98
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: $79.11 (3.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/23/2016NomuraSet Price TargetBuy$92.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$95.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/12/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$62.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
5/12/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$67.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/13/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$54.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$59.00View Rating Details
2/23/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
8/19/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$72.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
7/8/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$72.00View Rating Details
2/12/2015Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$74.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
2/2/2015Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$54.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$1.01$1.09$860.40 million$669.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.86$1.12$821.64 million$865.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.83$1.03$891.88 million$930.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.89$0.90$950.25 million$905.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.82$0.84$940.65 million$931.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.71$1.17$913.20 million$884.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$1.03$0.99$638.76 million$598.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$1.03$1.14$617.70 million$642.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.99$1.10$646.75 million$604.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.95$0.96$655.87 million$656.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$1.21$1.08$688.58 million$692.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$1.08$1.09$655.97 million$648.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.98$0.97$654.31 million$634.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$1.02$0.93$681.09 million$641.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2013Q4 2012$0.98$1.17$646.83 million$687.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$1.11$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$1.22$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$1.16$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2012$1.09$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$1.18$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$1.12$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.96$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2011$0.88$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.45 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.89 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.80$0.94$0.87
Q2 20165$0.99$1.06$1.03
Q3 20165$0.79$1.04$0.98
Q4 20165$0.75$1.00$0.93
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)


Current Dividend Information for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
Annual Dividend:$1.22
Dividend Yield:1.49%
Payout Ratio:89.05% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.36% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.36% (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 Date
(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 TransactionDetails
8/24/2016Luther C Iv KissamCEOSell50,000$83.19$4,159,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016John Sherman JrDirectorSell4,300$82.09$352,987.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Donald J Jr. LabauveCAOSell3,564$75.34$268,511.76View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016John Sherman JrDirectorSell2,025$75.73$153,353.25View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Matthew JuneauSVPSell13,174$75.34$992,529.16View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Karen G NarwoldSVPSell405$60.38$24,453.90View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Scott TozierCFOSell556$58.89$32,742.84View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Luther C Iv KissamCEOSell1,048$57.98$60,763.04View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Karen G NarwoldSVPSell138$52.57$7,254.66View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Scott TozierCFOSell190$52.55$9,984.50View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Luther C. Iv KissamCEOBuy4,533$44.01$199,497.33View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Luther C Iv KissamCEOSell1,075$56.36$60,587.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015James J /Ky ObrienDirectorBuy1,000$52.68$52,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015John Sherman JrDirectorBuy2,500$48.49$121,225.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Jim W NokesDirectorBuy3,000$47.47$142,410.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Douglas L MaineDirectorBuy7,847$48.48$380,422.56View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Gerald A SteinerDirectorBuy1,000$64.21$64,210.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014D Michael WilsonSVPBuy5,000$61.29$306,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Karen NarwoldVPSell2,200$64.41$141,702.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Scott TozierCFOSell3,509$64.44$226,119.96View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014John Sherman, Jr.DirectorSell1,000$65.27$65,270.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Matthew JuneauSVPSell5,000$64.84$324,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Luther Iv KissamCEOSell3,180$64.41$204,823.80View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Scott TozierCFOSell1,339$64.35$86,164.65View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB)
News IconAlbemarle Corporation Valuation – August 2016 $ALB (NYSE:ALB) - August 26 at 11:35 AM logoAlbemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic ... (NYSE:ALB) - August 25 at 8:51 PM logoAlbemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference … (NYSE:ALB) - August 25 at 8:51 PM
News IconAlbemarle Corporation to present at the ... (NYSE:ALB) - August 25 at 8:51 PM logoAlbemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 25 at 8:51 PM logoAlbemarle to Acquire Lithium Salts Production Assets (NYSE:ALB) - August 25 at 8:12 AM
News IconAlbemarle to acquire lithium salts assets in China (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 8:44 PM logoAlbemarle signs definitive agreement to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 3:27 PM logoAlbemarle (ALB) to Acquire Certain Lithium Assets from Jiangli New Materials (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 8:43 AM
News IconAlbemarle to acquire lithium conversion assets from Chinese partner (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 8:43 AM logoAlbemarle signs definitive agreement to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 8:43 AM logoBRIEF-Albemarle to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia (NYSE:ALB) - August 23 at 7:40 AM
News IconSexual Assault Case Delayed for Former Albemarle County Teacher - NBC 29 News (NYSE:ALB) - August 22 at 3:26 PM logoNoteworthy Monday Option Activity: ALB, GGP, COST (NYSE:ALB) - August 22 at 2:48 PM
News IconAlbemarle County PD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Stonefield - NBC 29 News (NYSE:ALB) - August 22 at 8:12 AM
News IconAlbemarle Co. Cousins Inspired to be First in Family to Graduate College - NBC 29 News (NYSE:ALB) - August 22 at 8:12 AM logoAlbemarle Reinforces Its Commitment to Hydroprocessing - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ALB) - August 19 at 11:50 AM logo5:34 pm Albemarle reinforces its commitment to hydroprocessing; is ending its alliance with Honeywell (HON (NYSE:ALB) - August 18 at 8:55 PM logoAlbemarle Reinforces Its Commitment to Hydroprocessing (NYSE:ALB) - August 18 at 8:55 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Albemarle Corp. : August 18, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 18 at 8:55 PM logoAlbemarle Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ALB-US : August 17, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 17 at 11:39 AM logoWill Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Surprise Analysts This Quarter? (NYSE:ALB) - August 15 at 3:28 PM logoALBEMARLE CORP Financials (NYSE:ALB) - August 12 at 3:35 PM logoAlbemarle’s Lithium and Advanced Materials Segment in 2Q16 (NYSE:ALB) - August 12 at 11:58 AM logoAlbemarle’s Bromine Specialties Segment: Why Revenue Fell in 2Q16 (NYSE:ALB) - August 12 at 11:58 AM
News IconAnalysts at Citigroup Inc raise price target on Albemarle Corp. (NYSE: ALB) shares - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:ALB) - August 10 at 3:44 PM
News IconNew report examines the global lithium market with focus on lithium-ion batteries key trends, growth drivers, regional analysis and 2016-2020 forecast (NYSE:ALB) - August 10 at 10:35 AM logoNow Is The Time To Invest In The Electric Car Boom (NYSE:ALB) - August 10 at 10:35 AM
News IconMeeting Sheds Light on Charlottesville's Black Communities (NYSE:ALB) - August 9 at 12:10 PM logoALB Crosses Above Average Analyst Target (NYSE:ALB) - August 8 at 3:28 PM logoAlbemarle Corp. :ALB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 8 at 3:28 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Albemarle Corp. : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 8 at 3:28 PM logoALBEMARLE CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:ALB) - August 5 at 8:48 PM logoAlbemarle Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ALB-US : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:ALB) - August 5 at 11:51 AM logoThe Commodities At The Center Of The Clean Energy Boom (NYSE:ALB) - August 5 at 11:51 AM logoEdited Transcript of ALB earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 1:00pm GMT (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 9:09 PM logoNoteworthy Thursday Option Activity: ALB, ISRG, XEC (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 2:34 PM logoAlbemarle Raises Guidance - Quick Facts (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 11:56 AM logoAlbemarle reports 2Q loss (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 11:56 AM logoAlbemarle Corp Bottom Line Rises 28% In Q2 (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 11:56 AM
News IconAlbemarle Corporation reports quarterly financial figures (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 11:56 AM logoAlbemarle Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today (NYSE:ALB) - August 4 at 11:56 AM logoAlbemarle Beats EPS Estimates, Misses Revenue (NYSE:ALB) - August 3 at 6:25 PM logoAlbemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB): Big Market Mover - Street Report - Street Report (NYSE:ALB) - August 3 at 3:29 PM logoQ2 2016 Albemarle Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:ALB) - August 3 at 12:00 PM logoAlbemarle’s Valuations Ahead of 2Q16 Earnings Release (NYSE:ALB) - August 3 at 12:00 PM
News IconAlbemarle council receives update on zoning violations (NYSE:ALB) - August 2 at 3:27 PM logoWhat Are Analysts Recommending for Albemarle ahead of 2Q16? (NYSE:ALB) - August 2 at 3:27 PM
News IconNorth Charleston’s Ingevity stepping out on its own (NYSE:ALB) - July 31 at 3:24 PM logoAlbemarle Is Set for 2Q16 Earnings Release: What to Expect (NYSE:ALB) - July 31 at 9:30 AM


Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by Staff