ALB:NYE-Albemarle Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 205.15

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 24.03B

Volume

1.00M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 263.24 (+28.32%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


ALB Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Albemarle Corp stock forecasts from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for Albemarle Corp is USD 263.24 over the next 12 months. Albemarle Corp’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Albemarle Corp is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 6 positive signals and 12 negative signals. At the last closing, Albemarle Corp’s stock price was USD 205.15. Albemarle Corp’s stock price has changed by -9.47% over the past week, -18.19% over the past month and +20.22% over the last year.

About Albemarle Corp (ALB:NYE)

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through three segments: Lithium, Bromine, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, ...Read More

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FTC First Trust Large Cap Gro.. 0.00 % 0.59 %

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PYZ Invesco DWA Basic Materia.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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QCLN First Trust NASDAQ® Clea.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

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XT iShares Exponential Techn.. 0.00 % 0.46 %

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ELCR:XETRA Lyxor Index Fund - Lyxor .. 0.00 % 0.45 %

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VOLT:LSE WisdomTree Battery Soluti.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

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QCLU:LSE First Trust Nasdaq® Clea.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

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HLIT:CA Horizons Global Lithium P.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

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ELCR:F Lyxor Index Fund - Lyxor .. 0.00 % 0.45 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -12.24% 62% D- 61% D-
Dividend Return 0.34% 14% F 10% F
Total Return -11.90% 62% D- 58% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 20.22% 91% A- 93% A
Dividend Return 0.92% 17% F 16% F
Total Return 21.14% 91% A- 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 89.92% 97% A+ 88% B+
Dividend Return 6.80% 30% F 22% F
Total Return 96.71% 97% A+ 88% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 32.51% 91% A- 90% A-
Dividend Return 1.60% 50% F 39% F
Total Return 34.11% 91% A- 90% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 65.20% 19% F 12% F
Risk Adjusted Return 52.31% 79% C+ 70% C-
Market Capitalization 24.03B 80% B- 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 86.56 9% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.56 18% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 69.79 7% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 46.55 2% F 4% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.07% 27% F 37% F
Return on Invested Capital 9.70% 49% F 66% D
Return on Assets 3.92% 29% F 65% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 35.63% 84% B 70% C-
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.77% 12% F 10% F
Short Ratio 1.37 87% B+ 64% D
Short Percent 1.99% 51% F 66% D
Beta 1.53 25% F 19% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.