Last Week Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Ratings

May 3, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.12, from 2017Q3’s 1.13. The ratio is negative due to Albemarle Corporation positioning: 42 sold and 182 reduced. 82 funds bought holdings and 144 increased holdings. Investors holded 95.18 million in 2017Q3 but now own 92.86 million shares or 2.44% less.
First Midwest National Bank & Trust Tru Division has invested 0.08% of its capital in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Fiera Cap Corp has 2,807 shs. Ftb reported 0% of its capital in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 14,021 shs. Meiji Yasuda Asset Limited owns 3,900 shs. Stifel has invested 0% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 11,435 shs. Asset Advisors accumulated 6,305 shs. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability Co owns 101,375 shs. Cibc Asset holds 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) or 12,876 shs. Geode Capital Limited Liability Com reported 1.18 million shs or 0.05% of all its holdings. 24,718 are owned by Proshare Advsrs. 36,905 are owned by Pillar Pacific. Agf Invests America invested 2% of its capital in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Hahn Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 254,085 shs.

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Ratings Coverage

In total 14 analysts cover Albemarle (NYSE:ALB). “Buy” rating has 11, “Sell” are 1, while 2 are “Hold”. 79% are bullish. 24 are the (NYSE:ALB)’s analyst reports since November 9, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, March 1 Nomura maintained Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) rating. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $141 target. On Tuesday, November 14 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, March 2 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ALB in report with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, January 8 the rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The company rating was maintained by Seaport Global on Monday, February 5. On Monday, February 26 Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of ALB in report to “Underweight” rating. On Thursday, November 9 the stock of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer. In Tuesday, March 6 report Seaport Global upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $130.0 target. On Thursday, March 1 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, March 1. Listed here are Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) PTs and latest ratings.

17/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0000 Maintain
17/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $113.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $148 New Target: $140 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $112 New Target: $95 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0000
06/03/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $130.0 Upgrade
01/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $133.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $160 New Target: $130 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $152.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $161 New Target: $141 Maintain

ALB reached $97.84 during the last trading session after $0.22 change.Currently Albemarle Corporation is downtrending after 10.68% change in last May 3, 2017. ALB has 1.40 million shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 22.23%.

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide.The firm is valued at $10.83 billion. 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 car 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.The P/E ratio is 199.67. 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.

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