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Stock Charts, Performance & Trend Analysis for ALB
Albemarle Corporation

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

November 19, 2018 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Albemarle (ALB) is down -21.46% and is underperforming the overall stock market by -21.9%.

Recently, the weekly return of of Albemarle (ALB) is down -0.47% but is outperforming the overall market by 1.1%.

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

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 51 (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 73 and hence a significant deterioration of trend. Scroll down for key technical charts, support & resistance levels and analysis for Albemarle.
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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: 100.45    
MarketCap: 11299.34 Millions
Day Percent Change: -0.47%
Day Change: -0.47
Week Change: -0.47%
Year-to-date Change: -21.46%
Weekly ALB Technical Chart

Daily ALB Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for ALB
51 / 100
The current technical trend score is 51 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 73.
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)102.79103.37105.25
Support (Floor)99.8697.9592.65

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
LYBLyondellBasell Industries Chemicals93.6940-1.80-1.8-15.08%
PXPraxair  Chemicals164.50380.000.06.35%
APDAir Products Chemicals162.4559-0.87-0.9-0.99%
CRHCRH  Chemicals27.5710-1.06-1.1-23.61%
SHWSherwin-Williams  Chemicals412.9040-2.66-2.70.70%
PPGPPG Industries Chemicals107.28620.140.1-8.17%
WYWeyerhaeuser Co Chemicals27.0649-0.39-0.4-23.27%
IP Paper Chemicals46.37690.410.4-19.97%
CECelanese  Chemicals101.5225-0.81-0.8-5.20%
BLLBall  Chemicals49.9678-1.25-1.331.99%
WRKWestRock  Chemicals46.27540.130.1-26.80%
CXCEMEX S.A.B. Chemicals5.0342-0.59-0.6-32.93%
ALBAlbemarle  Chemicals100.4551-0.47-0.5-21.46%
EMNEastman Chemical Chemicals82.1725-1.13-1.1-11.30%
IFF Flavors Chemicals141.2951-1.25-1.3-7.42%
GTGoodyear Tire Chemicals22.32490.000.0-30.92%
SQMSociedad Quimica Chemicals44.1449-0.90-0.9-25.65%
SEESealed Air Chemicals36.4764-0.84-0.8-26.03%
PKGPackaging  Chemicals96.7047-0.37-0.4-19.78%
WLKWestlake Chemical Chemicals70.7910-1.31-1.3-33.55%
FMCFMC  Chemicals82.5854-0.78-0.8-12.76%
BAKBraskem S.A Chemicals28.4154-1.63-1.68.19%
ASHAshland Global Chemicals81.4257-1.09-1.114.35%
RPMRPM  Chemicals63.6247-1.07-1.121.37%
AXTAAxalta Coating Chemicals24.5110-0.33-0.3-24.26%
DWDPDow Chemical Agriculture58.2440-1.64-1.6-18.23%
BHPBHP Billiton Metals47.5342-0.52-0.53.35%
BBLBHP Billiton Metals41.6650-0.41-0.43.37%
RIORio Tinto Metals50.4866-0.84-0.8-4.63%
VALEVale S.A Metals14.6034-2.50-2.519.38%
MONMonsanto  Agriculture127.95200.000.09.56%
SYTSyngenta AG Agriculture92.90300.000.00.06%

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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 -1.57% -1.57% 0.44%
ALB -0.47% -0.47% -21.46%

ALB Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, ALB is underperforming the market by -21.9%
This week, ALB is outperforming the market by 1.1%

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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 -0.98 % -0.98 % -9.66 %
ALB -0.47% -0.47% -21.46%

ALB Chart

Materials Chart
Year to date, ALB is underperforming Materials sector by -11.8%
This week, ALB is outperforming Materials sector by 0.51%

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 Materials42.83-0.16-0.1614.09%
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials  Materials56.84-1.82-1.82-23.23%
DBAPowerShares DB Agriculture Fund Materials17.29-0.68-0.68-7.84%
SLXMarket Vectors Steel  Materials42.80-1.45-1.45-6.65%
XLBMaterials SPDR Materials54.68-0.98-0.98-9.66%
GLDstreetTRACKS Gold  Materials115.54-0.02-0.02-6.56%
KOLCoal ETF Materials14.92-2.74-2.74-6.92%
SEAShipping ETF Materials9.35-0.67-0.67-19.4%
ZSLUltraShort Silver Materials42.860.290.2936.5%
AGQUltra Silver Materials23.07-0.19-0.19-31.86%
GLLUltraShort Gold Materials79.70-0.38-0.3815.32%
UGLUltra Gold Materials34.190.210.21-15.93%
MOOAgribusiness ETF Materials62.00-1.49-1.490.65%
SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials  Materials30.162.342.3414.24%
GDXGold Miners  Materials19.500.650.65-16.11%
XMEMetals & Mining SPDR Materials30.56-2.10-2.1-15.97%
SLViShares Silver Trust Materials13.51-0.26-0.26-15.51%
IYMiShares Basic Materials Materials91.27-1.21-1.21-10.69%
DGLPowerShares DB Gold Fund Materials38.340.100.1-7.3%
DBBPowerShares DB Base Metals Fund Materials16.40-0.64-0.64-15.51%
MXIiShares Global Materials Materials61.80-0.84-0.84-11.81%
VAWVanguard Materials VIPERs Materials121.37-1.27-1.27-11.22%
IGEiShares Natural Resources Materials31.44-0.57-0.57326.02%
IAUiShares Gold  Materials11.720.090.09-6.31%
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