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Stock Charts, Performance & Trend Analysis for ALB
Albemarle Corporation

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Long Term Trend: Deteriorating
Medium Term Trend: Very Good
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Albemarle Overall Trend Score:
50 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Neutral Trend

July 16, 2018 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Albemarle (ALB) is down -25.25% and is underperforming the overall stock market by -30.7%.

Recently, the weekly return of Albemarle (ALB) is up 0.07% but is underperforming the overall market by -1.28%.

Although mid term i.e weekly trends for Albemarle Corporation are improving, the long and short term trends are deteriorating.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 50 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts ALB in short term neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 57 and hence a minor deterioration of trend. For key technical levels, scroll down or go here.
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Stock Analysis for ALB
Name: Albemarle Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
In A Glance
Albemarle (ALB) Stock Performance and Technical Trend Chart View
ALB Recent Price: 95.60    
MarketCap: 10753.77 Millions
Day Percent Change: 0.26%
Day Change: 0.25
Week Change: 0.07%
Year-to-date Change: -25.25%
Weekly ALB Technical Chart

Daily ALB Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for ALB
50 / 100
The current technical trend score is 50 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 57.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.

Technical Levels: For the trading inclined, the following are the key levels of resistance (ceiling) and support (floor) for ALB. Ceiling and floor levels are stock prices at which the stock trend gets resistance or support respectively. Stocks & their trends tend to pause at these levels and hence traders have an eye on them.

Long term levels are more important. Stocks that have broken thru their resistance or support levels convincingly tend to have stronger trends (confirm with charts above visually).
Key Technical Levels for ALB
 Short TermWeeklyLong Term
Resistance (Ceiling)96.2997.8297.75
Support (Floor)94.8792.9890.24

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
LYBLyondellBasell Industries Chemicals107.39430.62-1.1-2.66%
PXPraxair  Chemicals166.81880.501.77.84%
APDAir Products Chemicals157.3230-0.390.4-4.12%
CRHCRH  Chemicals35.4840-0.50-1.0-1.70%
SHWSherwin-Williams  Chemicals418.33881.011.12.02%
PPGPPG Industries Chemicals104.00270.161.0-10.97%
WYWeyerhaeuser Co Chemicals36.45220.00-2.23.36%
IP Paper Chemicals53.1478-0.311.5-8.28%
CECelanese  Chemicals110.7733-0.79-1.53.45%
BLLBall  Chemicals37.6050-0.712.0-0.66%
WRKWestRock  Chemicals57.4722-0.740.9-9.09%
CXCEMEX S.A.B. Chemicals6.7668-1.46-2.7-9.80%
ALBAlbemarle  Chemicals95.60500.260.1-25.25%
EMNEastman Chemical Chemicals99.52240.30-0.27.43%
IFF Flavors Chemicals128.25620.072.4-15.96%
GTGoodyear Tire Chemicals22.6710-2.41-4.8-29.84%
SQMSociedad Quimica Chemicals48.5737-0.250.1-18.19%
SEESealed Air Chemicals42.78350.730.1-13.23%
PKGPackaging  Chemicals114.83420.031.4-4.74%
WLKWestlake Chemical Chemicals107.86300.71-1.41.25%
FMCFMC  Chemicals88.3148-0.76-1.6-6.71%
BAKBraskem S.A Chemicals27.22680.956.93.64%
ASHAshland Global Chemicals81.19930.103.214.04%
RPMRPM  Chemicals60.85900.870.716.09%
AXTAAxalta Coating Chemicals30.10170.22-1.9-6.98%
DWDPDow Chemical Agriculture66.34550.120.6-6.85%
BHPBHP Billiton Metals49.1241-1.08-0.96.79%
BBLBHP Billiton Metals43.8833-0.72-1.58.90%
RIORio Tinto Metals53.987-0.10-1.21.99%
VALEVale S.A Metals13.14570.880.87.40%
MONMonsanto  Agriculture127.95550.000.09.56%
SYTSyngenta AG Agriculture92.90200.000.00.06%

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Albemarle Corporation
Relative performance of Albemarle Corporation Compared to Overall Market
How is ALB faring versus the market [S&P 500] ? Is it lagging or leading ? How is its relative performance ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
SPY 0.07% 1.35% 5.45%
ALB 0.26% 0.07% -25.25%

ALB Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, ALB is underperforming the market by -30.7%
This week, ALB is underperforming the market by -1.28%

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Performance of Albemarle Corporation vs Materials ETF RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Albemarle Corporation
Materials Sector
Let us compare apples to apples and compare performance of ALB with its sector ETF (contains basket of stocks of same sector) XLB [Materials SPDR] ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
XLB -0.08 % 0.25 % -3.22 %
ALB 0.26% 0.07% -25.25%

ALB Chart

Materials Chart
Year to date, ALB is underperforming Materials sector by -22.03%
This week, ALB is underperforming Materials sector by -0.18%

List Of ETF Funds Related To Albemarle Corporation

The table below shows ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) similar to Albemarle Corporation, i.e, from same sector along with year-to-date (YTD), weekly & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, ETFs and associated stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on to add ETF symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JJCiPath DJ-UBS Copper Materials34.560.000-7.93%
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials  Materials69.00-0.010.12-6.82%
DBAPowerShares DB Agriculture Fund Materials17.35-0.23-3.18-7.52%
SLXMarket Vectors Steel  Materials46.000.310.150.33%
XLBMaterials SPDR Materials58.58-0.080.25-3.22%
GLDstreetTRACKS Gold  Materials117.60-0.43-1.06-4.89%
KOLCoal ETF Materials15.73-0.83-1.32-1.87%
SEAShipping ETF Materials9.88-0.26-1.71-14.84%
ZSLUltraShort Silver Materials35.762.162.8913.87%
AGQUltra Silver Materials28.50-1.87-2.8-15.81%
GLLUltraShort Gold Materials76.800.872.2911.13%
UGLUltra Gold Materials35.89-0.86-2.39-11.75%
MOOAgribusiness ETF Materials62.370.03-0.111.25%
SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials  Materials25.920.00-0.65-1.82%
GDXGold Miners  Materials21.95-0.97-2.94-5.55%
XMEMetals & Mining SPDR Materials35.98-0.29-0.7-1.09%
SLViShares Silver Trust Materials14.88-0.83-1.39-6.97%
IYMiShares Basic Materials Materials99.860.010.19-2.29%
DGLPowerShares DB Gold Fund Materials39.12-0.48-1.29-5.42%
DBBPowerShares DB Base Metals Fund Materials16.48-0.09-3.31-15.1%
MXIiShares Global Materials Materials67.060.08-0.76-4.3%
VAWVanguard Materials VIPERs Materials133.05-0.030.27-2.67%
IGEiShares Natural Resources Materials37.050.320.27402.03%
IAUiShares Gold  Materials11.90-0.42-1.08-4.84%
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