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ALB

Albemarle NYSE:ALB Stock Report

Last Price

US$287.23

Market Cap

US$33.6b

7D

5.6%

1Y

30.7%

Updated

06 Feb, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

ALB Stock Overview

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide.

ALB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

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Albemarle Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Albemarle
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$287.23
52 Week HighUS$334.55
52 Week LowUS$169.93
Beta1.52
1 Month Change29.59%
3 Month Change-6.14%
1 Year Change30.69%
3 Year Change245.02%
5 Year Change157.40%
Change since IPO3,861.79%

Recent News & Updates

Industry Analysts Just Made A Captivating Upgrade To Their Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Revenue Forecasts

Feb 01
Industry Analysts Just Made A Captivating Upgrade To Their Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Revenue Forecasts

Albemarle: Just The Start

Jan 31

Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Jan 23
Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Recent updates

Industry Analysts Just Made A Captivating Upgrade To Their Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Revenue Forecasts

Feb 01
Industry Analysts Just Made A Captivating Upgrade To Their Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Revenue Forecasts

Albemarle: Just The Start

Jan 31

Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Jan 23
Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

When Should You Buy Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)?

Jan 09
When Should You Buy Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)?

Are Investors Undervaluing Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) By 23%?

Dec 26
Are Investors Undervaluing Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) By 23%?

Albemarle: Buy The 'Lithium Price Fears' Dip

Dec 21

Albemarle to invest $180M for advanced lithium technology facility in North Carolina

Dec 13

Albemarle's Valuation Leaves No Room For Any Downside Risk For Lithium Market Demand

Nov 15

Albemarle declares $0.395 dividend

Oct 25

The New-Age Metals King Is Crowned: Buy Lithium Overlord Albemarle

Oct 15

Albemarle: World's Largest Lithium Producer Faces Material Demand As Decarbonization Becomes Gospel

Sep 13

Albemarle: The Market Is Not Paying Attention To This

Sep 06

Albemarle: Impressive Growth Is Not Reflected In Its Share Price

Aug 04

Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Trading At A 30% Discount?

Aug 03
Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Trading At A 30% Discount?

Albemarle: Growth-At-All-Cost Strategy Will Drive Its Stock Price Higher

Jul 27

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jul 20
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Albemarle declares $0.395 dividend

Jul 18

Returns At Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Jul 05
Returns At Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Albemarle's Competitively-Advantaged Portfolio Drives Strong Fundamental Momentum

Jun 28

Albemarle: Very High Lithium Prices Likely To Stay

Jun 21

At US$258, Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Worth Looking At Closely?

Jun 08
At US$258, Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Worth Looking At Closely?

Analysts Just Published A Bright New Outlook For Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE:ALB)

May 26
Analysts Just Published A Bright New Outlook For Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE:ALB)

Albemarle: The Lithium Growth Story Is Just Getting Started

May 20

Albemarle Tops Our List of Lithium Stocks - Who Else is Worth Checking Out?

May 13
Albemarle Tops Our List of Lithium Stocks - Who Else is Worth Checking Out?

Rainbows and Unicorns: Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Analysts Just Became A Lot More Optimistic

May 10
Rainbows and Unicorns: Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Analysts Just Became A Lot More Optimistic

Which Are The Best Lithium Stocks? Our Top Choice Is Livent

May 09

Albemarle: Lithium Market Has Changed My Ratings

May 02

Albemarle: Beat Inflation With Surging Lithium Prices And Production Growth

Apr 25

Albemarle: The Lithium Power Play

Mar 20

Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Mar 17
Does Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.40

Feb 28
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.40

Spot Lithium Prices are Driving Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE:ALB) Expectations

Feb 21
Spot Lithium Prices are Driving Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE:ALB) Expectations

Albemarle: One Of My Favorite Trades Going Forward

Feb 20

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Feb 16
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Why Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Could Be Worth Watching

Jan 21
Why Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Could Be Worth Watching

Chile: Impact Of National Election Results On Albemarle, SQM And Beyond

Dec 22

Is Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) A Risky Investment?

Dec 13
Is Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) A Risky Investment?

Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Worth US$276 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Nov 30
Is Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Worth US$276 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Albemarle: Still A No-Go, Despite 2021 Performance

Nov 24

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Nov 08
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Is It Time To Consider Buying Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)?

Oct 21
Is It Time To Consider Buying Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)?

Albemarle: A Great Growth Pick In The EV Theme

Sep 10

Albemarle: Trend Is Your Friend Until It Is At The End

Sep 03

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.39

Aug 18
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.39

Shareholder Returns

ALBUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D5.6%0.6%1.7%
1Y30.7%1.4%-9.6%

Return vs Industry: ALB exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 1.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALB exceeded the US Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ALB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ALB volatility
ALB Average Weekly Movement6.7%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: ALB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ALB's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18876,000Jerry Mastershttps://www.albemarle.com

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through three segments: Lithium, Bromine, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties; and reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for use in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and electric vehicles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes in the areas of steroid chemistry and vitamins, life sciences, pharmaceutical industry, and other markets.

Albemarle Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Albemarle's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ALB fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$33.65b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.55b
Revenue (TTM)US$5.59b

21.7x

P/E Ratio

6.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ALB income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$5.59b
Cost of RevenueUS$3.27b
Gross ProfitUS$2.32b
Other ExpensesUS$767.32m
EarningsUS$1.55b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Feb 15, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)13.26
Gross Margin41.49%
Net Profit Margin27.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio47.4%

How did ALB perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.6%

Current Dividend Yield

12%

Payout Ratio