Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. Albemarle Corp Com now has $14.09B valuation. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 13,097 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $1,382,000 after purchasing an additional 40 shares in the last quarter. About 707,410 shares traded. It has outperformed by 19.10% the S&P500.
Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 2.73, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. ALB's SI was 6.01M shares in December as released by FINRA. The stock of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies. About 1.68M shares traded or 23.88% up from the average. Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) has risen 35.80% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.90% the S&P500.
Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has a market capitalization of $14,142.33, a PE ratio of 31.68, a P/E/G ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.69. The firm offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties and reagents for applications in lithium batteries, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for vehicle tires, rubber soles and plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets; cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; and zirconium, barium, and titanium products for pyrotechnical applications. Albemarle's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 16.56%. It also makes cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; and zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications, including airbag igniters; and performance catalyst solutions, such as polymer catalysts, curatives, organometallics, and electronic materials for polyolefin polymers, packaging, non-packaging, films, injection molding, alpha-olefins, electronic materials, solar cells, polyurethanes, epoxies, and other engineered resins markets.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in Q2 2017. Albemarle Co. The company has a quick ratio of 1.56, a current ratio of 2.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. It is positive, as 32 investors sold ALB shares while 163 reduced holdings.
Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Moreover, Hahn Lc has 0% invested in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board invested in 89,509 shares. 3,500 were accumulated by Ferguson Wellman Mngmt.
Retirement Systems of Alabama lessened its position in shares of Albemarle Co. 68,215 are owned by Ig Management. Japan-based Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.04% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB).
TD Asset Management Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Albemarle Co.
Systematic Fincl Management L P holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) for 124,276 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). 15,586 are held by At Natl Bank.
According to Albemarle Corporation (ALB) most recent 13F filing, the company has 73 new institutional holders - accounting for 1.77 million shares of its common stock. Strs Ohio reported 0% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Therefore 50% are positive. Vertical Research reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $109.00 price target (up previously from $108.00) on shares of Albemarle in a report on Thursday, August 10th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, October 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, March 1 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of ALB in report on Monday, April 18 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 12. SunTrust Banks downgraded shares of Albemarle from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $121.00 target price on the stock.in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Jefferies maintained the shares of ALB in report on Friday, June 16 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, September 29. The insider NARWOLD KAREN G sold $2.16 million. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Albemarle by 1.7% in the second quarter. There were 68 sold out positions, amounting to 2.56 million shares.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Albemarle during the fourth quarter valued at $77,376,000. Cadence Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 3,268 shares. Raymond James Fincl Ser Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Smith Moore And reported 9,524 shares. Institutional investors own 86.50% of the company's stock. Cap has 792,493 shares. KAMES CAPITAL plc now owns 322,788 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $34,099,000 after buying an additional 311,328 shares during the period.
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