Albemarle Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:ALB)

About the company

Albemarle Corp. is a specialty company, which engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing of chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging, construction, transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop production, food-safety, and custom chemistry services. It operates through the following segments: Lithium, Bromine Specialties, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment engages in developing and manufacture of basic lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and value-added lithium specialties and reagents. The Bromine Specialties segment consists of bromine and bromine-based business includes products used in fire safety solutions and other specialty chemicals applications. The Catalysts segment contain two product lines: clean fuels technologies, which is primarily composed of hydro processing catalysts, and heavy oil upgrading that comprises of fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

Sector

Process Industries

Industry

Chemicals: Specialty

Employees

6000

CEO

Jerry Kent Masters

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.albemarle.com

$3B

Total Revenue

6K

Employees

$8B

Market Capitalization

16.34

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$1217M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$636M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$507M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$1.49

Industry peers

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Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB) Shares Sold by Guggenheim Capital LLC

3d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

Guggenheim Capital LLC lowered its stake in shares of Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB) by 4.8% in the first quarter, according to its ...

Albemarle: Long-Term Bullish Despite Recent Downgrades

Opinion ago, source: Seeking Alpha

Albemarle is a solid long-term proposition for investors. Recent downgrades suggest possible medium-term negative impacts on the company as a result of COVID-19 ...

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Reduces Holdings in Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB)

4d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board decreased its holdings in shares of Albemarle Co. (NYSE:ALB) by 18.3% in the first ...

Kemerton Lithium Refinery owner, Albemarle, plans to dump tailings in WA Wheatbelt

1d ago, source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A local council has opposed a plan by the owners of a $1 billion lithium refinery to dump tailings in WA's Wheatbelt.

Albemarle Correctional inmates worried about health, safety amid COVID-19 outbreak

23h ago, source: Salisbury Post

By Chris Miller The Stanly News & Press As the coronavirus continues to ravage the state prison system, four inmates in the Albemarle Correctional Institution in New London, a prison several miles ...

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Upgraded by Citigroup Inc to Neutral

13d ago, source: Stock Market Daily

Albemarle stock has undergone multiple analysts rating changes in the recent past.  Albemarle Upgraded by Citigroup Inc on ...

Technical Ceramics Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth During 2019-2026 - KYOCERA, Albemarle

1d ago, source: Digital Journal

This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New York, NY -- ( SBWIRE) -- 07/08/2020 -- The global technical ceramics market was valued at $8.03 billion in 2018, and it is projected to reach ...



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