ALB:NYE-Albemarle Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 180.14

Change

-2.23 (-1.22)%

Market Cap

USD 19.41B

Volume

1.20M

Average Target Price

USD 107.21 (-40.49%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Lithium, Bromine Specialties, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and value-added lithium specialties, as well as reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for applications in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and electric vehicles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets. It also offers cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications; technical services, such as the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and recycling services for lithium-containing by-products. The Bromine Specialties segment offers bromine and bromine-based solutions for fire safety, chemical synthesis, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications, as well as oil and gas well drilling, and completion fluids applications; and tertiary amines, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers. The Catalysts segment offers hydroprocessing catalysts together with isomerization and akylation catalysts; fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives; and performance catalyst solutions comprising organometallics and curatives. The company serves energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, and custom chemistry services markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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 22.11% 95% A 95% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 22.11% 95% A 95% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 122.67% 95% A 96% A
Dividend Return 1.90% 52% F 39% F
Total Return 124.57% 95% A 96% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 276.00% 93% A 94% A
Dividend Return 14.30% 60% D- 42% F
Total Return 290.30% 89% B+ 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.35% 72% C- 80% B-
Dividend Return 1.60% 46% F 71% C-
Total Return 12.95% 72% C- 80% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 41.62% 23% F 11% F
Risk Adjusted Return 31.11% 62% D- 49% F
Market Capitalization 19.41B 87% B+ 89% B+
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%

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 50.80 31% F 15% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.64 34% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 26.99 23% F 13% F
EV/EBITDA 31.12 16% F 16% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.82% 64% D 70% C-
Return on Invested Capital 8.73% 56% F 66% D
Return on Assets 4.26% 64% D 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 71.31% 59% F 48% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.17 47% F 32% F
Short Percent 4.29% 29% F 50% F
Beta 1.60 38% F 22% 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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Analyst Rating

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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.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

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.

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.