NYSE:ALB - Albemarle Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$82.38 -0.19 (-0.23 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 02:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$82.57
Today's Range$81.56 - $82.44
52-Week Range$71.89 - $108.74
Volume14,100 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.72 billion
P/E Ratio15.03
Dividend Yield1.78%
Beta1.64
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. It also offers cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications; technical services, such as the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and recycling services for lithium-containing by-products. The company's Bromine Specialties segment offers bromine and bromine-based solutions for fire safety, chemical synthesis, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications, as well as oil and gas well drilling, and completion fluids applications; and tertiary amines, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers. Its Catalysts segment offers performance catalyst solutions comprising hydroprocessing catalysts together with isomerization and akylation catalysts; fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives; and performance catalyst solutions comprising organometallics and curatives. It serves energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, and custom chemistry services markets. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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$3.37 billion
Cash Flow$7.5233 per share
Book Value$35.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$693.56 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Market Cap$8.72 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.3675 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a positive change from Albemarle's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Albemarle's Dividend History.

How were Albemarle's earnings last quarter?

Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.07. The specialty chemicals company earned $921.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $894.45 million. Albemarle had a net margin of 20.55% and a return on equity of 15.82%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.34 EPS. 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 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Albemarle.

How can I listen to Albemarle's earnings call?

Albemarle will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8443471034.

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

Albemarle issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.10-6.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.65-3.85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.64 billion.Albemarle also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $6.10-6.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ALB?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Albemarle's shares. Their predictions range from $59.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Albemarle's stock price to reach $97.6864 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Albemarle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Albemarle?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Albemarle in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Albemarle.

Has Albemarle been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ALB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Albemarle earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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., Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 52)
  • Ms. Karen G. Narwold, Chief Admin. Officer, Exec. VP, 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.45%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.23%), Rothschild Investment Corp IL (0.08%), Eastern Bank (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Leavell Investment Management Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Albemarle stock include Douglas L Maine, Karen G Narwold, Luther C Iv Kissam, Matthew Juneau and Scott Tozier. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Albemarle.

Which institutional investors are selling Albemarle stock?

ALB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Regent Investment Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Harvey Capital Management Inc., Leavell Investment Management Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Beech Hill Advisors Inc. and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. Company insiders that have sold Albemarle company stock in the last year include Karen G Narwold and Scott Tozier. View Insider Buying and Selling for Albemarle.

Which institutional investors are buying Albemarle stock?

ALB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eastern Bank, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Scout Investments Inc., QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, Bank of The West, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Albemarle's stock price today?

One share of ALB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.44.

How big of a company is Albemarle?

Albemarle has a market capitalization of $8.73 billion and generates $3.37 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $693.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.48 on an earnings per share basis. Albemarle employs 5,900 workers across the globe.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  604 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  489 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,093
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This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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