Albemarle Corporation (ALB) Volatile Stock to Watch? Or Move onto the Next Trade?

The stock for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has experienced serious volatility, looking back at Wednesday’s stock price fluctuations, increases in value may be coming. Stock increased 0.29 points, a 0.39 (%) change, now priced $73.93 with a heavy trading day between 2.631 million shares. Trading started priced $73.92, and stock prices went to $74.93 and low prices of $73.5; market cap is at $7.84 billion USD with 106.01 million outstanding stocks. Albemarle Corporation (ALB) share price decreased -12.99 (%) in last 3 consecutive weeks.

ALB share price trailing 3-Y Beta is 1.69, making a possible higher RoR yet also presenting more risk. Profit to share is at $6.89 over last 12 months. Share prices decreased -4.07 (%) (YTD) for a decline of -42.24 (%) over the last twelve months. Stock prices are -45.18 (%) from year high of $134.87 and 2.84 with the 52 Week lowest stock price at $71.89. Overall the stocks consensus estimates are 2.1 – out of 5, stock experts rate these shares a sell.

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) could see increases of 53.31 (%) within the next year to $157price as 12-month high target. For a 112.36 (%) increase compared to the stocks current price. The 12-month median targeted valuation forecasted price by stock experts is $113.25, possible return at 53.19 (%) as share prices closed at $73.93 on Wednesday, January 16. The bottom estimated targeted valuation for shares are $65 an increase upwards of -12.08 (%) than ALB’s stock price today.

Stocks for Albemarle Corporation decreased due to 19 earnings reactions and increasing 0.04 (%) on earnings reports.

In Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) we see trading started at 01/04/2019. Tozier Scott decided to sell 3.34 thousand of this stock priced $74.55. For a value of $249.22 thousand. Following the transaction, the EVice President & Chief Financial Officer was at 46.71 thousand of this stock. Shares then dropped -1.22 (%) post-sale. Then at 01/04/2019, Narwold Karen G, EVice President, Chief Admin Officer, sold 1.3 thousand of this stock at a share price of $74.76. Taking out 96.81 thousand of this stock from the directors portfolio and shares hit a -1.5 (%) fall in price. 31.03 thousand of this stock in the EVice President, Chief Admin Officer account.

On 11/26/2018, EVice President, Chief Admin Officer Narwold Karen G decided to sell stock of $299.27 thousand. Selling at $96.54 reducing 3.1 thousand of this stock from their trading account. Then shares made a -23.72 (%) drop. They now have 27.67 thousand of this stock left in their portfolio. Narwold Karen G, who performs the EVice President, Chief Admin Officer job, sold 3.1 thousand of this stock for $301.04 thousand. They sold on the 09/04/2018 at an averaged $97.11 share price. Stock prices then dropped -24.17 (%). Narwold Karen G has now 30.77 thousand ALB shares in the company at $2.27 million following the sale.

The Company’s stock prices are at $73.31. With support at $72.69. Up to now ALB shares trade higher than this price, investors are OK for now. RSI went to 33.05 which seems OK. Yet if stock prices go to $72.69 more sell-offs are forecasted. However if shares go to $74.74 then we could see trading at a $75.55 price.

Company stock of Albemarle Corporation (ALB) have Profit-Earnings Ratio at 13.86 (x) 12 month earnings reports. This market ALB is in has a median Profit-Earnings Ratio at 23.55. The Profit-Earnings Ratio dipped to 13.07X while rising to 30.3 in charts over last 5 years and is at 2.37 P/S ratio. Price-to-Sales ratio at 175.53. 36.4 (%) GPM for Albemarle Corporation with OPM currently at 27.6 (%). NPM is 10.4 (%).


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