ALB:NYE-Albemarle Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 257.61

Change

-0.38 (-0.15)%

Market Cap

USD 30.22B

Volume

1.24M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 288.38 (+11.94%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


ALB Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Albemarle Corp stock forecasts from 13 analysts, the average analyst target price for Albemarle Corp is USD 288.38 over the next 12 months. Albemarle Corp’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Albemarle Corp is Neutral, which is based on 8 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, Albemarle Corp’s stock price was USD 257.61. Albemarle Corp’s stock price has changed by -7.33% over the past week, -10.08% over the past month and -0.74% 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 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

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

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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 10.20% 93% A 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.51% 10% F 9% F
Total Return 10.70% 91% A- 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.66% 74% C 75% C
Dividend Return 0.60% 10% F 10% F
Total Return -2.06% 71% C- 73% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 97.25% 100% A+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 5.68% 22% F 19% F
Total Return 102.93% 91% A- 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 36.50% 93% A 93% A
Dividend Return 1.56% 52% F 38% F
Total Return 38.06% 93% A 93% A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 62.84% 19% F 13% F
Risk Adjusted Return 60.57% 93% A 87% B+
Market Capitalization 30.22B 86% B 93% 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 19.56 51% F 38% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.95 16% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 87.80 7% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 18.10 19% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2,500.33% 100% A+ 99% A+
Return on Invested Capital 9.70% 49% F 67% D+
Return on Assets 9.33% 86% B 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 35.63% 86% B 69% D+
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.56% 9% F 7% F
Short Ratio 1.38 86% B 63% D
Short Percent 1.93% 53% F 64% D
Beta 1.40 36% F 24% 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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

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 capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.