Albemarle Corporation (ALB): Price and Financial Metrics
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- Sentiment is the dimension where ALB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 71.47% of US stocks.
- ALB's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
- ALB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 19.28% of US stocks).
ALB Stock Summary
- ALB has a higher market value than 88.21% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $20,352,784,800.
- With a price/earnings ratio of 55.88, Albemarle Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about 82.81% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
- With a year-over-year growth in debt of -35.83%, Albemarle Corp's debt growth rate surpasses only 13.47% of about US stocks.
- Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ALB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PKG, TFX, LEA, DAR, and EMN.
- ALB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Albemarle Corp's official web site, go to www.albemarle.com.
ALB Valuation Summary
In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, ALB's price/sales ratio is 119.23% higher, now standing at 5.7.
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ALB Price/Volume Stats
|Current price||$170.18||52-week high||$188.35|
|Prev. close||$167.78||52-week low||$72.39|
|Day high||$170.39||Avg. volume||1,493,559|
|50-day MA||$160.42||Dividend yield||0.92%|
|200-day MA||$138.65||Market Cap||19.86B|
Albemarle Corporation (ALB) Company Bio
Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures and markets technologically advanced and high value added products, including lithium and lithium compounds, bromine and bromine derivatives, catalysts and surface treatment chemistries used in a wide range of applications including consumer electronics, flame retardants, metal processing, plastics, contemporary and alternative transportation vehicles, refining, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, construction and custom chemistry services. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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(Bloomberg) -- The world’s biggest lithium producer is proceeding with a project to extract more of the battery metal from the brine it pumps up from a Chilean salt flat in a sign of its confidence in the country and global demand.Albemarle Corp. is introducing a way of extracting more of the lithium that’s normally captured in salts, thereby lifting yields to 80-85% from 50-55%, Chief Executive Officer Kent Masters said in an interview.The U.S. firm and its biggest rival SQM are expanding in Ch
After two years as Albemarle police chief and 26 in law enforcement, David Dulin announced his retirement Tuesday. I met with the Police Department command staff this morning to advise them of the retirement and how we move forward when a Department Head is no longer in place and what specifically we will be doing  The post Albemarle police chief Dulin retires appeared first on The Stanly News & Press .
The Albemarle City Council on Monday night approved a performance incentive agreement for a craft beer startup company that is planning to locate in the former fire station behind City Hall. The brewery, which will most likely be called Uwharrie Brewing Company, is slated to open sometime in the first quarter of 2022, said owner  The post Albemarle council approves incentive agreement for new downtown brewery appeared first on The Stanly News & Press .
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