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Last $53.63 USD
Change Today +0.34 / 0.64%
Volume 985.0K
ALB On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 6:40 PM 08/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

albemarle corp (ALB) Snapshot

Open
$53.41
Previous Close
$53.29
Day High
$54.21
Day Low
$53.30
52 Week High
09/17/14 - $65.45
52 Week Low
01/30/15 - $46.78
Market Cap
6.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$3.22
Shares Outstanding
112.2M
EX-Date
09/14/15
P/E TM
16.7x
Dividend
$1.16
Dividend Yield
2.11%
Current Stock Chart for ALBEMARLE CORP (ALB)

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albemarle corp (ALB) Details

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. The company’s Performance Chemicals segment offers brominated flame retardants under the Saytex brand; mineral-based flame retardants under the Martinal and Magnifin brands; and elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon, and bromine fine chemicals that are used in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, paper manufacturing, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and various other industrial applications. This segment also provides tertiary amines for surfactants, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers; aluminum oxides for use in various refractory, ceramic, and polishing applications; plastic and other additives comprising curatives; and supplies fine chemistry products and performance chemicals for pharmaceutical and agricultural use, as well as offers custom manufacturing, research, and chemical scale-up services for companies. Its Catalyst Solutions Segment provides refinery catalysts, such as hydroprocessing catalysts, fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts, and additives. This segment also offers performance catalyst solutions, including organometallic co-catalysts and metallocene components and co-catalysts; single-site catalysts; Ziegler-Natta catalysts under the Advantage brand; electronic materials consisting of metal organic products and other products; and chemical catalysts used in the chemical industry. The company serves petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety, and custom chemistry service markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

3,625 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1994

albemarle corp (ALB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $457.6K
Senior Vice President and President of Perfor...
Total Annual Compensation: $670.0K
Corporate Counsel of Corporate & Governement ...
Total Annual Compensation: $415.0K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy &...
Total Annual Compensation: $361.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

albemarle corp (ALB) Key Developments

Albemarle Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on October 1, 2015

The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 16, 2015.

Albemarle Begins Commissioning of New Lithium Carbonate Production Plant in Chile

Albemarle Corporation announced the commencement of commissioning activities associated with its new, lithium carbonate production plant. The 20,000 MT plant, located at Albemarle's La Negra site, near the port of Antofagasta in northern Chile, will enable the company to meet the accelerating demand for lithium, especially high purity lithium compounds required for the production of large format lithium ion batteries. The plant is on schedule to produce commercial quantities of lithium carbonate during the third quarter of 2015. Albemarle expects to increase production from the new capacity beginning early in 2016. Initial production will be sold into technical applications while more lengthy battery grade qualifications take place. The commissioning and planned startup of this new plant further demonstrates Albemarle's commitment to meeting the demands of its customers, offering a reliable and reputable supply of high quality products and maintaining its position as a global leader in lithium production.

Albemarle Corporation Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 Boston Basic Materials Conference, Jun-25-2015 01:00 PM

Albemarle Corporation Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 Boston Basic Materials Conference, Jun-25-2015 01:00 PM. Venue: Credit Suisse offices, 1 Federal Street, 18th floor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Edward Tatum, IR, Matthew K. Juneau, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, Scott A. Tozier, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President.

 

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