Albemarle Corp (ALB)

ALB (NYSE:Chemicals)
$55.24
neg -1.29
-2.28%
Today's Range: 55.16 - 57.13 | ALB Avg Daily Volume: 1,295,900
Last Update: 10/22/14 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,842,235
YTD Performance: -10.82%
Open: $56.97
Previous Close: $56.53
52 Week Range: $51.35 - $76.28
Oustanding Shares: 78,241,156
Market Cap: 4,331,430,396
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for ALB
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 5 5 3
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 7 8 8 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.27 2.40 2.40 2.64
Latest Dividend: 0.28
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.71%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/11/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 13.39
Price Earnings Comparisons:
ALB Sector Avg. S&P 500
13.39 13.90 27.46
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-18.23% -15.36% 21.49%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -4.70 0.11 0.03
Net Income 33.20 0.30 0.09
EPS 33.40 0.39 0.12
Earnings for ALB:
EBITDA 0.72B
Revenue 2.62B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.02 $1.07 $4.15 $4.56
Number of Analysts 11 10 13 14
High Estimate $1.08 $1.12 $4.21 $5.10
Low Estimate $0.93 $1.04 $4.05 $4.25
Prior Year $1.09 $1.08 $4.06 $4.15
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -6.09% -0.83% 2.24% 9.95%
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bullishAlbermarle upgraded at Topeka

Jul 29, 2014 | 6:27 AM EDT

ALB was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Topeka Capital said. $91 price target. Company has several positive near-term catalysts. 

 

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jul 21, 2014 | 3:53 PM EDT

The consensus of positives is just too cute.

bullishAlbermarle upgraded at BofA/Merrill

Jan 9, 2014 | 8:07 AM EST

ALB was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $71 price target. See improved growth in Catalysts over the coming quarters. 

bullishAlbemarle Corp estimates lifted at Jefferies

Oct 21, 2013 | 8:01 AM EDT

ALB numbers were bumped into 2014, Jefferies said. Driven by Catalysts and Fine Chemistry segment with opportunity to flex the balance sheet. Buy rating.

bearishAlbermarle downgraded at Sterne Agee

Oct 18, 2013 | 7:50 AM EDT

ALB was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Estimates also cut, given a slower growth outlook. 

By

Toni Turner

 | Aug 30, 2013 | 8:30 AM EDT

Albemarle looks like a solid low-risk bet with plenty of upside.

By

Doug Kass

 | Jul 17, 2013 | 8:18 AM EDT
Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes.

bearishAlbemarle Corporation estimates and price target reduced at Jefferies

Apr 1, 2013 | 8:39 AM EDT

ALB earnings estimates through 2014 were reduced based on cautious margin assumptions and slower sales growth, said Jefferies. Price target is $78.

bearishAlbemarle downgraded at Citigroup

Jan 24, 2013 | 8:08 AM EST

ALB was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $71 price target. Weaker bromine trends. 

bearishAlbermarle downgraded at Deutsche

Jan 24, 2013 | 8:00 AM EST

ALB was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $70 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts. 

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