Albemarle Corp. (ALB): Price and Financial Metrics

Albemarle Corp. (ALB): $208.98

-2.91 (-1.37%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where ALB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 62.7% of US stocks.
  • ALB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • ALB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 2.74% of US stocks).

ALB Stock Summary

  • ALB's current price/earnings ratio is 210.54, which is higher than 97.1% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for ALB is currently 75.64, higher than 93.32% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Albemarle Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.81% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Albemarle Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ATRS, RKDA, CAMP, OEC, and MDGS.
  • Visit ALB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ALB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, ALB's price/earnings ratio is 102.01% higher, now standing at 40.2.
  • ALB's price/earnings ratio has moved up 28.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, ALB's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 22.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALB 2021-09-03 8.8 4.6 40.2 31.3
ALB 2021-09-02 8.8 4.6 40.6 31.6
ALB 2021-09-01 8.7 4.5 39.8 31.0
ALB 2021-08-31 8.6 4.5 39.4 30.7
ALB 2021-08-30 8.6 4.5 39.4 30.7
ALB 2021-08-27 8.6 4.5 39.4 30.7

ALB Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 84.35%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -7.92%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 68.07%.
ALB's revenue has moved up $85,631,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows ALB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 3,327.957 344.257 123.672
2021-09-30 3,312.9 827.786 212.131
2021-06-30 3,229.202 976.85 703.213
2021-03-31 3,219.355 801.809 364.237
2020-12-31 3,128.909 798.914 375.764
2020-09-30 3,242.326 835.45 381.52

ALB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ALB has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 62.3% of graded US stocks.
  • ALB's asset turnover comes in at 0.313 -- ranking 74th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • TSE, HXL, and NEU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ALB.

The table below shows ALB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.313 0.310 0.032
2021-06-30 0.309 0.319 0.102
2021-03-31 0.313 0.316 0.056
2020-12-31 0.308 0.318 0.053
2020-09-30 0.323 0.329 0.055
2020-06-30 0.355 0.333 0.065

ALB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ALB, see our ALB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $229.81 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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ALB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $208.98 52-week high $291.48
Prev. close $211.89 52-week low $163.20
Day low $203.86 Volume 1,250,700
Day high $211.95 Avg. volume 1,267,282
50-day MA $225.33 Dividend yield 0.76%
200-day MA $227.21 Market Cap 24.47B

Albemarle Corp. (ALB) Company Bio

Albemarle Corporation is a specialty chemicals manufacturing company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. It operates 3 divisions: lithium (36.6% of 2020 revenues), bromine specialties (30.8% of 2020 revenues) and catalysts (25.5% of 2020 revenues). (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest ALB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Albemarle Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ALB as an investment opportunity.

Albemarle increases dividend by 1% to $0.395

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) declares $0.395/share quarterly dividend, 1.3% increase from prior dividend of $0.390.Forward yield 0.86%Payable April 1; for shareholders of record March 18; ex-div…

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Albemarle Corporation Announces Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.395 per share. The dividend, which has an annualized rate of $1.58, is payable April 1, 2022, to shareholders of record at…

PR Newswire | February 24, 2022

Albemarle Corporation Appoints Ralf Cramer to Board of Directors

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has appointed Ralf H. Cramer to the Board, effective February 21, 2022. Cramer will serve as a member of the Board's Audit & Finance Committee and Health, Safety & Environment Committee.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

B2Gold (BTG) Earnings Miss, Sales Beat Estimates in Q4

B2Gold's (BTG) Q4 top line gains from year-over-year higher gold ounces sold, partly offset by a decline in the average realized gold price.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of February 2022

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of the lithium miner news. The past month saw lithium prices surge again to record highs making the current lithium price bull run one of the greatest in history. The China spot lithium carbonate price is up ~10x in the past 14 months. February...

Matt Bohlsen on Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

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ALB Price Returns

1-mo -12.83%
3-mo -6.94%
6-mo -10.28%
1-year 22.32%
3-year 211.13%
5-year 111.90%
YTD -10.28%
2021 59.76%
2020 105.39%
2019 -3.28%
2018 -38.89%
2017 50.22%

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