Switch to:

Key Ratios

New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M3,777Revenue $M2,616Net Margin (%)5.3Z-Score1.7
Enterprise Value $M4,350EPS $4.9Operating Margin %10.7F-Score4
P/E(ttm))28.5Cash Flow Per Share $6.0Pre-tax Margin (%)8.4Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.7Quick Ratio2.9Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-1.7Current Ratio2.9Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow9.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-45.2ROA % (ttm)3.5Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.3Insider Buy (3m)2ROE % (ttm)8.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %22.0Shares Outstanding M78.3ROI % (ttm)11.9Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with ALB

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add0.09%$60.03 - $72.62
($64.91)
$ 48.26-26%Add 159.94%243,198
ALBRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$60.03 - $72.62
($64.91)
$ 48.26-26%New holding, 12700 sh.12,700
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.04%$64.86 - $72.23
($68.56)
$ 48.26-30%Add 83.52%93,558
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$62.21 - $66.74
($64.67)
$ 48.26-25%Add 31.52%50,980
ALBRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.01%$62.21 - $66.74
($64.67)
$ 48.26-25%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.06%$62.46 - $69.55
($66.45)
$ 48.26-27%New holding, 38762 sh.38,762
ALBRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$62.46 - $69.55
($66.45)
$ 48.26-27%New holding, 25555 sh.25,555
ALBRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $61.74 - $65.21
($62.99)
$ 48.26-23%Sold Out0
ALBRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Buy $57.75 - $69
($62.83)
$ 48.26-23%New holding, 5055 sh.5,055
ALBJeff Ubben 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.68%$57.75 - $69
($62.83)
$ 48.26-23%Sold Out0
ALBJeff Ubben 2013-03-31 Buy 0.68%$61.17 - $66.15
($63.66)
$ 48.26-24%New holding, 956153 sh.956,153
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.64%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 48.26-15%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.07%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 48.26-15%Sold Out0
ALBRay Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.02%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 48.26-15%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Buy 0.07%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 48.26-15%New holding, 18526 sh.18,526
ALBRay Dalio 2012-09-30 Buy 0.02%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 48.26-15%New holding, 20933 sh.20,933
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-09-30 Reduce-1.08%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 48.26-15%Reduce -57.02%1,725,357
ALBRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.06%$57.26 - $66.07
($61.8)
$ 48.26-22%Sold Out0
ALBJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$57.26 - $66.07
($61.8)
$ 48.26-22%Sold Out0
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-03-31 Add0.44%$52.73 - $67.5
($58.08)
$ 48.26-17%Add 26.15%4,104,428
Premium Real Time Picks are included for Premium Members only!!
*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

ALB is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
ALB Ray Dalio 2014-09-3012,7000.020.01New Buy
ALB Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30243,1980.310.14+159.94%
ALB Mario Gabelli 2014-09-3029,0000.040.01
Premium Most recent portfolio changes are included for Premium Members only!


ALB: Insider Buys/Sells

Click Here for All Insider Trades.
InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Maine Douglas LDirector 2015-01-30Buy7,847$48.48-0.45view
KISSAM LUTHER C IVPresident & CEO 2015-01-06Sell776$57.74-16.42view
Tozier ScottSr VP, CFO & CAO 2015-01-06Sell170$57.7-16.36view
NARWOLD KAREN GVP, GC, Corp & Gov Aff 2015-01-06Sell113$57.73-16.4view
STEINER GERALD ADirector 2014-09-12Buy1,000$64.21-24.84view
WILSON D MICHAELSr VP,Pres, Catalyst Solutions 2014-08-01Buy5,000$61.29-21.26view
KISSAM LUTHER C IVPresident & CEO 2014-02-27Sell628$65.26-26.05view
NARWOLD KAREN GVP, GC, Corp & Gov Aff 2014-02-27Sell124$65.26-26.05view
Tozier ScottSenior Vice Presdient & CFO 2014-02-27Sell116$65.22-26view
Tozier ScottSr VP & CFO 2014-02-25Sell3,509$64.44-25.11view

Press Releases about ALB :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about ALB:

    News about ALB:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Albemarle: An Increasing 10 Year Return Sep 21 2014 
    Westport Asset Management Comments on Albemarle Corp. Apr 16 2014 
    Columbia Wanger’s Third Quarter Selling Nov 20 2013 
    Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis Jun 04 2013 
    A New Beginning for Codexis? Mar 08 2013 
    65 Stocks and Funds Increased Dividends Last Week Feb 18 2013 
    Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis Nov 13 2012 
    Weekly Top Insider Buys: COF, YHOO, FIS, ALB, NVR Jul 30 2012 
    Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (February 13-19, 2012) Feb 19 2012 
    New Guru Added: Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates Dec 02 2011 

    More From Other Websites
    ALBEMARLE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits Jan 29 2015
    Albemarle (ALB) Stock Is Down Today on Earnings Miss Jan 29 2015
    Albemarle Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today Jan 29 2015
    Albemarle Corporation announces successful completion of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes Jan 29 2015
    Albemarle Corporation announces successful completion of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes Jan 29 2015
    Albemarle reports 4Q loss Jan 28 2015
    Albemarle reports 4Q loss Jan 28 2015
    ALBEMARLE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Jan 28 2015
    5:16 pm Albemarle misses by $0.03, misses on revs Jan 28 2015
    Albemarle reports fourth quarter and full year 2014 results Jan 28 2015
    Q4 2014 Albemarle Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close Jan 28 2015
    Albemarle Realigns Business Units after Rockwood Buyout - Analyst Blog Jan 21 2015
    $6.2 Billion Specialty Chemical Merger Closes Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day on February 12,... Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day on February 12,... Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle announces realignment of global business units and executive leadership team Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle announces realignment of global business units and executive leadership team Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle Corporation completes acquisition of Rockwood Holdings Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle Corporation announces commencement of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes Jan 20 2015
    Albemarle Corporation announces commencement of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes Jan 20 2015

    Add Notes, Comments

    If you want to ask a question, or report a bug, please create a support ticket.

    User Comments

    Dvnrravi
    ReplyDvnrravi - 11 months ago
    operations opaque
    Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
    GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
    Free 7-day Trial
    FEEDBACK