ALB:NYE-Albemarle Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 155.80

Change

+2.75 (+1.80)%

Market Cap

USD 17.33B

Volume

1.42M

Average Target Price

USD 156.26 (+0.29%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through three segments: Lithium, Bromine Specialties, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties; and reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for use 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 in the areas of steroid chemistry and vitamins, life sciences, pharmaceutical industry, and other markets. It also provides cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; zirconium, barium, and titanium products for pyrotechnical applications; technical services for the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and lithium-containing by-products recycling services. The Bromine Specialties segment offers bromine and bromine-based fire safety solutions; specialty chemicals, including elemental bromine, alkyl and inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon, and other bromine fine chemicals for use in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications; and other specialty chemicals, such as tertiary amines, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers. The Catalysts segment provides hydroprocessing, isomerization, and akylation catalysts; fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives; and organometallics and curatives. The company serves the energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, and custom chemistry services markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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GNRX VanEck Vectors Generic Dr.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

N/A

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QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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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 5.61% 27% F 44% F
Dividend Return 0.26% 4% F 15% F
Total Return 5.88% 32% F 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 156.84% 81% B- 89% B+
Dividend Return 2.55% 7% F 36% F
Total Return 159.39% 81% B- 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 135.21% 86% B 85% B
Dividend Return 10.47% 50% F 34% F
Total Return 145.68% 86% B 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 14.30% 69% D+ 80% B-
Dividend Return 1.60% 46% F 39% F
Total Return 15.90% 74% C 81% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 48.13% 28% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 33.04% 59% F 50% F
Market Capitalization 17.33B 80% B- 87% B+
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 42.19 44% F 19% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.16 49% F 26% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 21.70 20% F 20% F
EV/EBITDA 30.48 17% F 18% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.43% 59% F 67% D+
Return on Invested Capital 6.11% 39% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 3.38% 39% F 67% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 64.84% 65% D 54% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.65 88% B+ 53% F
Short Percent 2.11% 58% F 67% D+
Beta 1.53 39% F 25% 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.

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 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