Albemarle Corp. (ALB): Price and Financial Metrics

Albemarle Corp. (ALB): $127.99

2.64 (+2.11%)

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ALB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $127.99 52-week high $293.01
Prev. close $125.35 52-week low $112.00
Day low $127.73 Volume 4,844,800
Day high $133.25 Avg. volume 2,203,126
50-day MA $136.09 Dividend yield 1.41%
200-day MA $189.43 Market Cap 15.02B

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  • ALB scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 64.16% of US stocks.
  • ALB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • ALB ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

ALB Stock Summary

  • ALB's current price/earnings ratio is 4.45, which is higher than only 4.74% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, ALB has reported earnings growth of 84.61%, putting it ahead of 87.89% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for ALBEMARLE CORP comes in at 76.68%, a number that bests 93.87% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ALB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CPB, EPC, CSL, NVT, and STE.
  • ALB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ALBEMARLE CORP's official web site, go to

ALB Valuation Summary

  • ALB's price/earnings ratio is 4.4; this is 71.43% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • ALB's price/earnings ratio has moved down 12 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALB 2023-11-29 1.5 1.5 4.4 4.4
ALB 2023-11-28 1.5 1.5 4.4 4.4
ALB 2023-11-27 1.4 1.4 4.3 4.3
ALB 2023-11-24 1.5 1.5 4.6 4.6
ALB 2023-11-22 1.5 1.5 4.5 4.5
ALB 2023-11-21 1.5 1.5 4.5 4.5

ALB Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 12.64%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -18.69%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -55.9%.
ALB's revenue has moved up $4,009,064,000 over the prior 52 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
2022-12-31 7,320.104 1,907.849 2,689.816
2022-09-30 5,593.33 809.273 1,553.547
2022-06-30 4,332.091 18.715 263.551
2022-03-31 3,626.394 392.484 281.378
2021-12-31 3,327.957 344.257 123.672
2021-09-30 3,312.9 827.786 212.131

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)

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.

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ALB Price Returns

1-mo 7.55%
3-mo -30.45%
6-mo -41.73%
1-year -49.64%
3-year -9.01%
5-year 53.50%
YTD -40.64%
2022 -6.63%
2021 59.76%
2020 105.39%
2019 -3.28%
2018 -38.89%

ALB Dividends

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