Albemarle Corporation (ALB) is priced at $192.24 after the most recent trading session. At the very opening of the session, the stock price was $179.00 and reached a high price of $188.71, prior to closing the session it reached the value of $187.25. The stock touched a low price of $178.57.
Recently in News on July 20, 2021, Albemarle Corporation Announces Dividend. The Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share. The dividend, which has an annualized rate of $1.56, is payable Oct. 1, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of Sept. 17, 2021. You can read further details here
Albemarle Corporation had a pretty favorable run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $198.33 on 07/21/21, with the lowest value was $133.82 for the same time period, recorded on 03/05/21.
Albemarle Corporation (ALB) full year performance was 115.13%
Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, Albemarle Corporation shares are logging -0.27% during the 52-week period from high price, and 143.16% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $79.06 and $192.77.
The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Basic Materials managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 833342 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.
When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the Albemarle Corporation (ALB) recorded performance in the market was 26.93%, having the revenues showcasing 26.08% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 22.48B, as it employees total of 5900 workers.
Specialists analysis on Albemarle Corporation (ALB)
During the last month, 11 analysts gave the Albemarle Corporation a BUY rating, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 9 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 1 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 3 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.
According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 161.24, with a change in the price was noted +35.70. In a similar fashion, Albemarle Corporation posted a movement of +22.71% for the period of last 100 days, recording 1,074,591 in trading volumes.
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for ALB is recording 0.35 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 0.35.
Trends and Technical analysis: Albemarle Corporation (ALB)
Raw Stochastic average of Albemarle Corporation in the period of last 50 days is set at 88.15%. The result represents improvement in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 84.80%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 75.03% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 70.32%.
Now, considering the stocks previous presentation, multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be pessimistic, given the fact the metric is recording 26.93%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved by 1.08%, alongside a boost of 115.13% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 1.29% in the 7-day charts and went down by 18.54% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were driven by 26.08% during last recorded quarter.