Albemarle Corporation (ALB):
Albemarle Corporation (ALB) closed its day with gain 0.48% and ended at the price of $136.89. ALB stock is a part of Specialty Chemicals industry and belongs to Basic Materials sector. The stock traded volume of 0.69 million shares during its recent trading session while it’s an average volume stands around 1.3 million shares. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. The stock has relative volume of 0.53. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 48.82 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 26.46. The price to earnings growth is 3.25 and the price to sales ratio is 17. It has a dividend yield of 0.94%.
Analysts’ consensus recommendation is observed at 2.50. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.
To evaluate the ALB recent performance, look at its past history: the stock sticks almost 1.10% during last week. It showed the change of -1.57% in last one month. It remained at 19.60% over last 3 months. The stock performed 63.04% in last 12- months and its year to date performance is standing at 59.03%.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 47.58 and ATR value of company is 2.85. The stock volatility for month is 2.05% and for week it is 1.35%.The stock traded 64.73% to its 52 week low and was changed -5.59% from its 52 week high as of last close. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 1.74. ALB’s value Change from Open was at 0.10% with a Gap of 0.39%.
USA based company Albemarle Corporation (ALB)’s latest closing price was 17.41% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -0.46% and -1.47% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.
EPS Growth about ALB:
EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 15.00% while EPS growth in past 5 year was -1.90% along with sales growth of -1.40% in the last five years.
EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 16.06% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 43.80%.