• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $279.05
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.16 %
  • Number of Analysts: 18
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 12 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$279.51
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Analyst Price Target for ALB

Analyst Price Target is $279.05
▼ -0.16% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Albemarle in the last 3 months. The average price target is $279.05, with a high forecast of $440.00 and a low forecast of $196.00. The average price target represents a -0.16% upside from the last price of $279.51.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 18 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Albemarle. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
2/25/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
5/26/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 10 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/24/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/22/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
2/20/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
5/21/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
7/20/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
8/19/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2022CitigroupBoost Target$294.00N/A
8/8/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$255.00 ➝ $270.00Low
8/8/2022OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$368.00 ➝ $440.00Low
8/4/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform$185.00 ➝ $196.00Low
8/4/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$218.00 ➝ $265.00Low
7/20/2022KeyCorpUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Sector WeightLow
7/13/2022UBS GroupLower Target$260.00 ➝ $218.00Low
7/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$320.00 ➝ $255.00N/A
6/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform$185.00Low
6/2/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$300.00 ➝ $260.00High
5/24/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$290.00 ➝ $320.00Medium
5/24/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $320.00Medium
5/24/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $314.00Medium
5/24/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$215.00 ➝ $217.00Medium
5/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$290.00Low
5/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$215.00 ➝ $285.00Low
5/10/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$276.00 ➝ $300.00Low
5/6/2022CowenBoost Target$275.00 ➝ $300.00High
5/6/2022CowenBoost Target$275.00 ➝ $300.00High
5/6/2022OppenheimerBoost Target$307.00 ➝ $368.00High
5/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$250.00 ➝ $290.00High
5/6/2022MizuhoBoost Target$243.00 ➝ $293.00High
5/6/2022CitigroupBoost Target$262.00 ➝ $279.00High
4/5/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$163.00 ➝ $198.00N/A
2/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$290.00 ➝ $270.00Medium
2/22/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$245.00 ➝ $228.00Low
2/18/2022Bank of AmericaLower Target$230.00 ➝ $216.00N/A
2/18/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$300.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
2/18/2022CitigroupLower Target$280.00 ➝ $244.00Medium
2/18/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$281.00 ➝ $243.00High
2/18/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$153.00 ➝ $163.00High
2/1/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/26/2022HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $280.00Low
1/11/2022CitigroupLower Target$323.00 ➝ $280.00High
1/10/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$144.00 ➝ $153.00High
12/15/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$199.00 ➝ $205.00High
11/19/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$295.00Medium
11/19/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeBuy$280.00 ➝ $298.00High
11/8/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetUnderperform$211.00 ➝ $220.00High
11/5/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ Neutral$247.00 ➝ $281.00Low
11/5/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$131.00 ➝ $144.00Low
11/4/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$296.00 ➝ $307.00Low
10/19/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$246.00 ➝ $280.00High
10/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$247.00High
10/12/2021CitigroupBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Buy$262.00 ➝ $266.00Low
10/11/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$127.00 ➝ $131.00Low
10/4/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$253.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
9/17/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
9/13/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $290.00High
9/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $270.00High
9/13/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$250.00 ➝ $296.00High
9/13/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $290.00High
9/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$225.00 ➝ $270.00High
9/13/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$218.00 ➝ $246.00High
9/8/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $280.00High
8/30/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $260.00Medium
8/23/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$208.00 ➝ $253.00Medium
8/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$200.00 ➝ $218.00High
8/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$175.00 ➝ $225.00High
8/6/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetUnderperform$121.00 ➝ $140.00High
8/6/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$205.00 ➝ $250.00High
8/6/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$117.00 ➝ $127.00High
8/6/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $245.00High
7/20/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$199.00 ➝ $208.00High
5/13/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$135.00 ➝ $168.00Medium
5/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$162.00 ➝ $175.00High
5/10/2021CitigroupBoost Target$174.00 ➝ $191.00High
5/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$50.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
5/7/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$107.00 ➝ $117.00High
5/7/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$125.00 ➝ $152.00High
4/19/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$160.00 ➝ $200.00High
3/15/2021CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$180.00N/A
3/9/2021CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$180.00 ➝ $180.00High
3/1/2021Loop CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$174.00 ➝ $186.00Low
2/25/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$125.00 ➝ $162.00Medium
2/23/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$130.00 ➝ $135.00Low
2/22/2021Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ HoldMedium
2/22/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $177.00Medium
2/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$175.00 ➝ $190.00Low
2/12/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$101.00 ➝ $107.00Low
2/12/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$184.00Low
2/4/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetReduce ➝ Hold$148.00 ➝ $174.00High
2/3/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$120.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
1/15/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$89.00 ➝ $101.00Low
1/6/2021Smith Barney CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$132.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
1/5/2021Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ SellN/A
11/13/2020ArgusBoost TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
11/10/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$90.00 ➝ $120.00Low
11/9/2020Smith Barney CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$99.00 ➝ $132.00Low
11/9/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
11/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$40.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
11/6/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$60.00 ➝ $89.00High
11/5/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $114.00High
10/21/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$121.00Medium
10/19/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$87.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
10/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Underperform$80.00 ➝ $78.00High
10/6/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$97.00 ➝ $105.00High
9/29/2020Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $98.00Low
9/22/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageUnderperform$86.00Low
8/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$70.00 ➝ $80.00Low
8/10/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$78.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
8/10/2020Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$65.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
7/30/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$81.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
7/27/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$65.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
6/26/2020CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ HoldMedium
6/26/2020Loop CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$48.00 ➝ $73.00High
6/22/2020KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight ➝ Underweight$60.00High
5/28/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $80.00Low
5/12/2020CitigroupBoost TargetSell$49.00 ➝ $59.00High
5/12/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $61.00High
5/11/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetHold$90.00 ➝ $65.00Low
5/11/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$64.00 ➝ $66.00Medium
5/7/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
4/29/2020Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$99.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$62.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
4/9/2020CitigroupLower TargetCautious$70.00 ➝ $49.00High
4/8/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $98.00High
4/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
4/3/2020CfraLower TargetBuy ➝ Hold$100.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$50.00 ➝ $40.00Low
3/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$105.00 ➝ $68.00High
3/25/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
3/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$96.00 ➝ $62.00High
3/23/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$118.00 ➝ $108.00High
2/21/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$86.00 ➝ $116.00Low
2/21/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$68.00 ➝ $90.00Low
2/21/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/21/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$72.00 ➝ $96.00Low
2/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$80.00 ➝ $105.00Low
2/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$71.00 ➝ $84.00Low
2/21/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$115.00Low
2/20/2020CfraBoost TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $100.00High
2/5/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $100.00Low
1/22/2020HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$89.00Low
1/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$75.00 ➝ $80.00High
1/3/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/17/2019Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$78.00Low
12/15/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$71.00Low
11/22/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$60.00 ➝ $50.00Low
11/13/2019CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$62.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
11/12/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$77.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
11/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$68.00 ➝ $60.00High
11/8/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$85.00High
10/28/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
10/28/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ UnderperformMedium
10/25/2019SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$68.00High
10/25/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $80.00High
10/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$75.00 ➝ $65.00High
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$75.00 ➝ $75.00Low
10/9/2019CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $73.00Low
10/3/2019Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
10/2/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $105.00Low
9/13/2019Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$98.00Low
9/12/2019G.ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/12/2019GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$109.00Low
8/15/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$65.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
8/14/2019Vertical ResearchLower Target$58.50 ➝ $39.50High
8/14/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$83.00High
8/12/2019Berenberg BankSet TargetHold$75.00High
8/12/2019Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$95.00 ➝ $83.00Low
8/9/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$106.00Low
8/9/2019OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$157.00 ➝ $128.00Low
8/9/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
8/9/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$70.00 ➝ $71.00High
7/9/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$100.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
5/20/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuy$114.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/16/2019Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$108.00Medium
5/10/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$110.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/12/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$120.00 ➝ $110.00Low
3/29/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$100.00Medium
3/29/2019Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$100.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
2/25/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$84.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
2/21/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$112.00 ➝ $119.00Low
2/5/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $81.00Low
1/18/2019Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$112.00Medium
1/15/2019Vertical ResearchLower Target$86.00 ➝ $59.00Low
1/15/2019Nomura SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $85.00High
1/3/2019Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$120.00 ➝ $78.11High
12/18/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$140.00 ➝ $120.00Low
12/10/2018HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$112.50Low
12/9/2018HSBCInitiated CoverageHold$112.50 ➝ $96.32Low
12/3/2018HSBCInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$112.50Medium
11/15/2018Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$106.00Medium
11/9/2018Berenberg BankSet TargetBuy$130.00Low
10/19/2018Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$130.00Low
10/8/2018Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$130.00Low
9/25/2018Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageSell$85.00Medium
9/4/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $115.00Low
7/3/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$125.00High
6/25/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$115.00Medium
6/12/2018Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/11/2018Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$130.00Low
4/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$113.00Low
4/13/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$106.00Low
4/12/2018KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$148.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/10/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$112.00 ➝ $95.00Low
3/27/2018ArgusLower TargetBuy$148.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
3/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetBuy$133.00 ➝ $100.00Low
3/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$160.00 ➝ $130.00Low
3/2/2018Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$130.00Low
3/1/2018Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$161.00 ➝ $141.00High
3/1/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Neutral$148.00 ➝ $112.00High
3/1/2018SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$110.00High
3/1/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$150.00 ➝ $148.00High
2/27/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageBuy$150.00 ➝ $150.00High
2/27/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$150.00Low
2/26/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$85.00High
2/23/2018ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$148.00High
1/30/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$113.00 ➝ $150.00Low
1/19/2018Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuy$150.00Medium
1/17/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/8/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$131.72 ➝ $133.51High
12/19/2017Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$150.00Low
11/14/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$156.00 ➝ $162.00N/A
11/10/2017Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetOutperform$159.00N/A
11/10/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$149.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
11/9/2017UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$123.00 ➝ $150.00N/A
11/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$135.00N/A
10/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$160.00N/A
10/24/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$149.00N/A
10/16/2017KeyCorpBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $150.00N/A
10/16/2017OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$133.00 ➝ $157.00N/A
10/13/2017Nomura InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$146.00 ➝ $154.00N/A
10/10/2017Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$146.00 ➝ $154.00N/A
10/6/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$139.66 ➝ $142.00N/A
9/28/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$150.00High
9/25/2017Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$134.29 ➝ $135.00High
9/21/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$144.00 ➝ $156.00Low
9/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$136.00Low
9/18/2017Nomura InstinetBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
9/3/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
8/21/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$144.00Medium
(Data available from 8/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.24 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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2/20/2022
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8/19/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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Albemarle logo
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, 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 that include airbag initiators; technical services for the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and lithium-containing by-products recycling services. The Bromine 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 for surfactants, biocides, and 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, and crop protection markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $279.51
Low: $275.92
High: $282.01

50 Day Range

MA: $226.73
Low: $195.82
High: $284.08

52 Week Range

Now: $279.51
Low: $169.93
High: $291.48

Volume

1,068,781 shs

Average Volume

1,260,677 shs

Market Capitalization

$32.74 billion

P/E Ratio

125.91

Dividend Yield

0.57%

Beta

1.58

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Albemarle?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Albemarle in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., KeyCorp, Loop Capital, Mizuho, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Albemarle?

20 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Albemarle in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $279.05, suggesting a possible downside of 0.2%. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting ALB will reach $440.00 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $196.00 for Albemarle in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Albemarle?

Albemarle currently has 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe ALB will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Albemarle.
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How do I contact Albemarle's investor relations team?

Albemarle's physical mailing address is 4250 CONGRESS STREET SUITE 900, CHARLOTTE NC, 28209. The specialty chemicals company's listed phone number is (980) 299-5700 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Albemarle is www.albemarle.com. Learn More about contacing Albemarle investor relations.