Albemarle Corp. (ALB): Price and Financial Metrics

Albemarle Corp. (ALB): $213.20

4.71 (+2.26%)

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  • ALB scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 93.99% of US stocks.
  • ALB's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • ALB's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 6.7% of US stocks).

ALB Stock Summary

  • ALB has a market capitalization of $24,434,606,225 -- more than approximately 91.44% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, ALB has reported earnings growth of 1,392.76%, putting it ahead of 98.68% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that ALB's revenue has grown 119.96% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 94.22% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ALBEMARLE CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be ASH, NGVT, PNR, FTI, and MSA.
  • 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 9.4; this is 24.19% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, ALB's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALB 2023-03-16 3.4 3.2 9.4 8.4
ALB 2023-03-15 3.4 3.1 9.3 8.4
ALB 2023-03-14 3.6 3.3 9.8 8.8
ALB 2023-03-13 3.6 3.3 9.7 8.7
ALB 2023-03-10 3.6 3.3 9.8 8.8
ALB 2023-03-09 3.8 3.5 10.3 9.2

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)

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ALB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $213.20 52-week high $334.55
Prev. close $208.49 52-week low $185.15
Day low $204.66 Volume 1,795,240
Day high $215.40 Avg. volume 1,694,706
50-day MA $252.85 Dividend yield 0.75%
200-day MA $254.67 Market Cap 24.99B

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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ALB Price Returns

1-mo -17.21%
3-mo -8.52%
6-mo -24.94%
1-year 8.23%
3-year 310.09%
5-year 133.26%
YTD -1.50%
2022 -6.63%
2021 59.76%
2020 105.39%
2019 -3.28%
2018 -38.89%

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