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57.20
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+0.70%
After Hours :
57.20
0.00
0.00%

Open

56.74

Previous Close

56.80

Volume (Avg)

847.14k (1.34M)

Day's Range

56.09-57.28

52Wk Range

51.35-76.28

Market Cap.

4.48B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.10 (1.86%)

Beta

1.62

Shares Outstanding

78.24M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

11.78 (4.03)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Speciality Chemicals
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 2.62B

    • Net Income

    • 413.17M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.48B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 12.25

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.58

    • Beta

    • 1.62

    • Forward P/E

    • 12.92

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.74

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.98

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 8.40

      • EBITDA

      • 683.36M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 9.59

      • Return on Equity %

      • 22.79

      • Return on Assets %

      • 9.59

      • Book Value/Share

      • 19.21

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 78.24M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.28 (12/11/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 10/15/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 67.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 5

        • EPS Estimate

        • 4.48

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.63

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.80

          • 5.87

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 32.60

          • 23.06

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 2.90

          • 20.00

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 1.18

          • 12.02

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 16.30

          • 21.10

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 14.87

          • 31.83

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 32.99

            • 26.24

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 19.31

            • 12.63

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 12.25

            • 10.27

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 31.20

            • 41.62

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 15.60

            • 13.10

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 13.00

            • 72.44B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.46

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.87

              • 1.89

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.18

              • 1.12

              • Interest Coverage

              • 15.16

              • 12.64

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.30

              • 2.62

              • Book Value/Share

              • 19.21

              • 16.99

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 11.78

                • 21.14

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 15.71

                • 223.98

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 6.39

                • 73.46

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.74

                • 1.70

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.98

                • 4.18

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 8.40

                • 14.86

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 21.22

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 10/15/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 12/11/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 22.79

                        (22.30)

                      • 30.75

                        (24.67)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 9.59

                        (10.50)

                      • 11.69

                        (8.21)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 14.12

                        (15.30)

                      • 16.93

                        (12.45)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 76.93k

                      • 64.81k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 4.33

                      • 6.72

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.78

                      • 1.14

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      582.91M
                      Operating Margin
                      22.28
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      8.40
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      83.16%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      46.48%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      44.98%

                      Float

                      99.50%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      8.20%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Franklin Rising Dividends

                      •  

                        6,007,525

                      • 5.32

                      • 7.68

                      • JPMorgan Mid Cap Value Fund

                      •  

                        2,141,806

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.74

                      • Prudential Jennison Mid Cap Growth

                      •  

                        1,544,297

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.97

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,342,765

                      • -0.25

                      • 1.72

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        1,287,873

                      • 0.20

                      • 1.65

                      • iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap (AU)

                      •  

                        1,070,172

                      • 0.13

                      • 1.32

                      • CREF Stock

                      •  

                        940,663

                      • 242.96

                      • 1.20

                      • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                      •  

                        715,943

                      • -3.03

                      • 0.92

                      • SPDR® S&P MIDCAP 400 ETF

                      •  

                        702,565

                      • -9.27

                      • 0.90

                      • Franklin Rising Dividends VIP Fund

                      •  

                        694,700

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.89

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                      •  

                        6,706,534

                      • +0.12%

                      • 8.57

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,390,809

                      • +2.39%

                      • 6.89

                      • London Co Of Virginia

                      •  

                        5,318,147

                      • -6.24%

                      • 6.80

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        4,869,884

                      • +0.91%

                      • 6.22

                      • Managed Account Advisors LLC

                      •  

                        3,871,213

                      • +2.66%

                      • 4.95

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        2,416,885

                      • -1.79%

                      • 3.09

                      • Gates Capital Management, Inc.

                      •  

                        2,354,125

                      • -22.19%

                      • 3.01

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        2,348,824

                      • -2.32%

                      • 3.00

                      • Jennison Associates LLC

                      •  

                        2,161,617

                      • +74.04%

                      • 2.76

                      • Bessemer Investment Management LLC

                      •  

                        931,633

                      • 0.00%

                      • 1.19

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Basic Materials

                      Industry

                      Speciality Chemicals

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Value

                      Albemarle Corp was incorporated in Virginia in 1993. The Company is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals for the petroleum refining, consumer electronics, plastics/packaging, construction, a...moreutomotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety and custom chemistry services markets. Its business segments include Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Its Polymer Solutions segment consists of two product market categories: flame retardants, and stabilizers and curatives. This segment sells products mostly to chemical manufacturers and processors, such as polymer resin suppliers, lubricant manufacturers, refiners and other specialty chemical companies. It serves the following geographic markets: the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middle Ea...morest, each of which is highly competitive. Its competitors in this segment include J.M. Huber Corporation, Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. and Nabaltec GmbH, BASF Corporation, SK Capital and Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. The major raw materials in Polymer Solutions operations are bromine, bisphenol-A, phenol, benzene, caustic soda, alumina trihydrate, polystyrene and isobutylene, most of which are readily available from numerous independent suppliers and are purchased under contracts at prices. Its Catalysts segment includes refinery catalysts and performance catalyst solutions businesses. Its Catalysts segment customers include multinational corporations such as ExxonMobil Corporation, Chevron Corporation, TOTAL S.A., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and INEOS Group Holdings S.A.; independent petroleum refining companies such as Valero Energy Corporation and SK Holdings; and national petroleum refining companies such as Reliance, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. and Petróleos Mexicanos. This segment serves the global market including the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, each of which is highly competitive. Its major competitors in the HPC catalysts market include Criterion Catalysts and Technologies, Advanced Refining Technologies and Haldor Topsoe. Its major competitors in the FCC catalysts market include W.R. Grace & Co. and BASF Corporation. Its major competitors in the organometallics market include AkzoNobel and Chemtura Corporation, as well as W.R. Grace & Co. and BASF in the Ziegler-Natta catalysts area. The major raw materials in Catalysts operations include aluminum, ethylene, alpha-olefins, sodium silicate, sodium aluminate, kaolin, rare earths, molybdenum, nickel and cobalt, most of which are readily available from numerous independent suppliers and are purchased or provided under contracts at prices. Its Fine Chemistry segment consists of two categories: Performance Chemicals and Fine Chemistry Services and Intermediates. Performance Chemicals include products such as elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon and a number of bromine fine chemicals. Its fine chemistry services business offers custom manufacturing, research and chemical scale-up services for companies. The Fine Chemistry segment manufactures more than 100 products, which are used in a variety of end markets. Sales of products and services are mostly to chemical manufacturers and processors (including pharmaceutical and agricultural companies), drilling and oil service companies, beef and poultry processors, water treatment and photographic companies, energy producers and other specialty chemical companies. Its Fine Chemistry segment serves the following geographic markets: the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, each of which is highly competitive. Its competitors in this segment include BASF Corporation, Lonza, Clariant Ltd. and Cilag AG. Its business is subject to a broad array of employee health and safety laws and regulations, including those under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Luther C. Kissam, IV

                      CEO/Director/President

                      Jim W. Nokes

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Scott A. Tozier

                      CFO/Senior VP/Chief Accounting Officer

                      Donald J LaBauve, Jr

                      Controller/Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer

                      Anne Marie Whittemore

                      Director

                      • Albemarle Corp

                      • 451 Florida Street

                      • Baton Rouge, LA 70801

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 225 388-8011

                      • Fax: +1 225 388-7686

                      • albemarle.com

                      Incorporated

                      1993

                      Employees

                      4,231

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