Albemarle Corporation (ALB) Shares are Down -1.15%

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Albemarle Corporation (ALB), hence the stock is down -2.62% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.5% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -2.83% and the stock has fallen -1.15% in the past 1 week.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 1.21% and the fifty day Moving Average is 1.4%. Albemarle Corporation is up 2.51% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 47.32%.

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) : Currently there are 9 street experts covering Albemarle Corporation (ALB) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $102 and $60 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $85.78. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $13.53.


Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $82.92 with an intraday high of $83.52. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $81.33. However, the stock managed to close at $81.79, a loss of 0.94% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $82.57. The total traded volume of the day was 879,536 shares.

Albemarle Corporation (Albemarle) is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals across a range of end markets, including the petroleum refining, consumer electronics, plastics/packaging, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food-safety and custom chemistry services markets. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Chemicals and Catalyst Solutions. As of December 31, 2014, the Performance Chemicals segment includes the Fire Safety Solutions, Specialty Chemicals and Fine Chemistry Services product categories. As of December 31, 2014, the Catalyst Solutions segment includes the Refinery Catalyst Solutions and Performance Catalyst Solutions product categories.

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