Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) | Sunday, September 10, 2017
With a market cap of 13.09B, Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has a large market cap size. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/22/1994. Albemarle Corporation is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Albemarle Corporation, is 1382.89, and so far today it has a volume of 688940. Performance year to date since the 2/22/1994 is 37.41%.
To help you determine whether Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 44.28 and forward P/E is 23.58. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Albemarle Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.95. P/S ratio is 4.66 and the P/B ratio is 3.48. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 13 and 140.93 respectively.
At the current price Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is trading at, $118.28 (0.16% today), Albemarle Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.08%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 15.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.67, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.86% after growing 43.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 24.00%, and 10.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.
The number of shares outstanding is 110.69, and the number of shares float is 110.08. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 87.20%. The float short is 5.28%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.2. Management has seen a return on assets of 11.00%, and also a return on investment of 7.80%.
The ability for Albemarle Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.38 and total debt/equity is 0.46. In terms of margins, Albemarle Corporation has a gross margin of 35.80%, with its operating margin at 16.70%, and Albemarle Corporation has a profit margin of 31.50%.
The 52 week high is , with being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is and the 200 day simple moving average is .
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