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NYSE:ALB - Albemarle Stock Price, Forecast & News

$81.85
+1.05 (+1.30 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$76.67
Now: $81.85
$82.00
50-Day Range
$72.10
MA: $83.44
$94.31
52-Week Range
$58.63
Now: $81.85
$99.40
Volume2.58 million shs
Average Volume2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.69 billion
P/E Ratio16.30
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta1.57
Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. Its Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and value-added lithium specialties, as well as reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for applications in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and electric vehicles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Plastics materials & resins
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP01265310
Phone980-299-5700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.59 billion
Cash Flow$8.18 per share
Book Value$38.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$533.23 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Market Cap$8.69 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Albemarle's stock symbol?

Albemarle trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ALB."

How often does Albemarle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Albemarle?

Albemarle declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.385 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.88%. This is an increase from Albemarle's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Albemarle's Dividend History.

How were Albemarle's earnings last quarter?

Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 19th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.02. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $992.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. Albemarle had a net margin of 14.86% and a return on equity of 16.12%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.53 earnings per share. View Albemarle's Earnings History.

When is Albemarle's next earnings date?

Albemarle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Albemarle.

What guidance has Albemarle issued on next quarter's earnings?

Albemarle issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.80-5.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.48-3.53, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ALB?

25 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Albemarle's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.50 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate Albemarle's share price to reach $86.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Albemarle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Albemarle?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Albemarle in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Albemarle.

Has Albemarle been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ALB stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Albemarle earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Albemarle.

Are investors shorting Albemarle?

Albemarle saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 17,690,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the January 30th total of 16,680,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,670,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.6 days. Currently, 16.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Albemarle's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Albemarle's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Albemarle own?

Who are Albemarle's key executives?

Albemarle's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Luther C. Kissam IV, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Scott A. Tozier, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Donald J. LaBauve Jr., VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Karen G. Narwold, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. David Ryan, VP of Corp. Strategy & Investor Relations

Who are Albemarle's major shareholders?

Albemarle's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (8.81%), State Street Corp (7.04%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.19%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.32%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.58%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.49%). Company insiders that own Albemarle stock include Deeanne J Marlow, Eric Norris, Karen G Narwold, Luther C Iv Kissam and Scott Tozier. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Albemarle.

Which major investors are selling Albemarle stock?

ALB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, AXA, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Albemarle company stock in the last year include Karen G Narwold, Luther C Iv Kissam and Scott Tozier. View Insider Buying and Selling for Albemarle.

Which major investors are buying Albemarle stock?

ALB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., State Street Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have bought Albemarle stock in the last two years include Deeanne J Marlow and Eric Norris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Albemarle.

How do I buy shares of Albemarle?

Shares of ALB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Albemarle's stock price today?

One share of ALB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.85.

How big of a company is Albemarle?

Albemarle has a market capitalization of $8.69 billion and generates $3.59 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $533.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.04 on an earnings per share basis. Albemarle employs 5,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Albemarle.

What is Albemarle's official website?

The official website for Albemarle is http://www.albemarle.com/.

How can I contact Albemarle?

Albemarle's mailing address is 4250 CONGRESS STREET SUITE 900, CHARLOTTE NC, 28209. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 980-299-5700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Albemarle (NYSE ALB)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  668 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  551 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,219
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This page was last updated on 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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