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ALB - Albemarle Share Price

$84.45 4.5  5.6%

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Basic Materials
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Market Cap £6.75bn
Enterprise Value £8.94bn
Revenue £2.78bn
Position in Universe 814th / 6321
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the three months ended 31 March 2020, Albemarle Corporation revenues decreased 11% to $738.8M. Net income decreased 20% to $107.2M. Revenues reflect Lithium and Advanced Materials segment decrease of 19% to $236.8M, Catalysts segment decrease of 18% to $207.2M. Net income also reflects Equity In NI of unconsolidated invest decrease of 24% to $26.6M (earnings), Interest and financing expenses increase of 34% to $16.9M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Albemarle Corporation is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals. The Company operates through three segments: Lithium and Advanced Materials, Bromine Specialties and Refining Solutions. Lithium and Advanced Materials segment consist of two product categories: Lithium and Performance Catalyst Solutions. The bromine and bromine-based business includes products used in fire safety solutions and other specialty chemicals applications. The Company serves various end markets, including petroleum refining, consumer electronics, energy storage, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety and custom chemistry services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company and its joint ventures operated 31 production and research and development (R&D) facilities, as well as a number of administrative and sales offices, around the world.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated November 24, 1993
Public Since February 22, 1994
No. of Shareholders: 2,349
No. of Employees: 6,000
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Chemicals
Index S&P 500 Materials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 106,318,614
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Upcoming Events for ALB
Tuesday 9th June, 2020
Albemarle Corp at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials & Materials Conference (Virtual)
Wednesday 10th June, 2020
Dividend For A1LB34.SA - 2.1311 BRL
Thursday 11th June, 2020
Dividend For ALB.N - 0.3850 USD
Wednesday 5th August, 2020 Estimate
Q2 2020 Albemarle Corp Earnings Release
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Q3 2020 Albemarle Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Albemarle
What is the Albemarle share price?

As of 7:15pm, shares in Albemarle are trading at $84.45, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.75bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Albemarle share price performed this year?

Shares in Albemarle are currently trading at $84.45 and the price has moved by 18.7% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Albemarle price has moved by 8.08% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Albemarle?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Albemarle, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 12 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Albemarle is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Albemarle next release its financial results?

Albemarle is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Albemarle dividend yield?

The Albemarle dividend yield is 1.84% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Albemarle pay a dividend?

Last year, Albemarle paid a total dividend of 1.47, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.84%. Looking ahead, shares in Albemarle are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-11 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-07-01.

When does Albemarle next pay dividends?

Albemarle are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-11 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-07-01. The historic dividend yield on Albemarle shares is currently 1.84%.

How do I buy Albemarle shares?

To buy shares in Albemarle you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Albemarle?

Shares in Albemarle are currently trading at $84.45, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.75bn.

Where are Albemarle shares listed? Where are Albemarle shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Albemarle:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: ALB
What kind of share is Albemarle?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Albemarle is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Albemarle share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Albemarle are currently priced at $84.45. At that level they are trading at 15.28% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Albemarle currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 3.51 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Albemarle share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Albemarle. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 24.89%. At the current price of $84.45, shares in Albemarle are trading at 15.99% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Albemarle PE Ratio?

The Albemarle PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 15.29. The shares are currently trading at $84.45.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Albemarle?

Albemarle's management team is headed by:

Scott Tozier - CFO
Karen Narwold - EVP
Mary Brlas - IND
Jerry Masters - CHM
James O'Brien - LED
Glenda Minor - IND
John Barichivich - CAO
Meredith Bandy - VPR
Raphael Crawford - CEX
Netha Johnson - CEX
Eric Norris - CEX
DeeAnne Marlow - CHO
David Ryan - VPR
Diarmuid O'Connell - IND
Dean Seavers - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Albemarle?

Here are the top five shareholders of Albemarle based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 12.39% (13.2m shares)
Franklin Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.8% (7.23m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.57% (6.99m shares)
Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.92% (6.30m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.32% (5.66m shares)
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