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Market Cap $M4,815Revenue $M2,616Net Margin (%)11.9Z-Score3.6
Enterprise Value $M5,345EPS $4.9Operating Margin %20.0F-Score6
P/E(ttm))16.1Cash Flow Per Share $6.0Pre-tax Margin (%)18.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %13.5Quick Ratio1.4Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %21.3Current Ratio1.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow9.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %24.4ROA % (ttm)8.8Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.7Insider Buy (3m)2ROE % (ttm)20.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %22.0Shares Outstanding M78.3ROI % (ttm)11.9Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with ALB

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (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)
$ 61.32-6%Add 159.94%243,198
ALBRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$60.03 - $72.62
($64.91)
$ 61.32-6%New holding, 12700 sh.12,700
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.04%$64.86 - $72.23
($68.56)
$ 61.32-11%Add 83.52%93,558
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$62.21 - $66.74
($64.67)
$ 61.32-5%Add 31.52%50,980
ALBRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.01%$62.21 - $66.74
($64.67)
$ 61.32-5%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.06%$62.46 - $69.55
($66.45)
$ 61.32-8%New holding, 38762 sh.38,762
ALBRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$62.46 - $69.55
($66.45)
$ 61.32-8%New holding, 25555 sh.25,555
ALBRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $61.74 - $65.21
($62.99)
$ 61.32-3%Sold Out0
ALBRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Buy $57.75 - $69
($62.83)
$ 61.32-2%New holding, 5055 sh.5,055
ALBJeff Ubben 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.68%$57.75 - $69
($62.83)
$ 61.32-2%Sold Out0
ALBJeff Ubben 2013-03-31 Buy 0.68%$61.17 - $66.15
($63.66)
$ 61.32-4%New holding, 956153 sh.956,153
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.64%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 61.328%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.07%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 61.328%Sold Out0
ALBRay Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.02%$51.84 - $62.05
($56.88)
$ 61.328%Sold Out0
ALBJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Buy 0.07%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 61.327%New holding, 18526 sh.18,526
ALBRay Dalio 2012-09-30 Buy 0.02%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 61.327%New holding, 20933 sh.20,933
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-09-30 Reduce-1.08%$51.56 - $62.31
($57.07)
$ 61.327%Reduce -57.02%1,725,357
ALBRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.06%$57.26 - $66.07
($61.8)
$ 61.32-1%Sold Out0
ALBJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$57.26 - $66.07
($61.8)
$ 61.32-1%Sold Out0
ALBAndreas Halvorsen 2012-03-31 Add0.44%$52.73 - $67.5
($58.08)
$ 61.326%Add 26.15%4,104,428
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*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
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ALB: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
STEINER GERALD ADirector 2014-09-12Buy1,000$64.21-4.5view
WILSON D MICHAELSr VP,Pres, Catalyst Solutions 2014-08-01Buy5,000$61.290.05view
Tozier ScottSenior Vice Presdient & CFO 2014-02-27Sell116$65.22-5.98view
KISSAM LUTHER C IVPresident & CEO 2014-02-27Sell628$65.26-6.04view
NARWOLD KAREN GVP, GC, Corp & Gov Aff 2014-02-27Sell124$65.26-6.04view
NARWOLD KAREN GVP, GC, Corp & Gov Aff 2014-02-25Sell2,200$64.41-4.8view
Tozier ScottSr VP & CFO 2014-02-25Sell3,509$64.44-4.84view
Kelliher Susan M.VP - Human Resources 2014-02-25Sell500$64.41-4.8view
ZUMSTEIN RONALD CSr VP, Mfg & Supply Chain 2014-01-30Sell5,291$64.67-5.18view
Juneau MatthewSr VP, Pres, Performance Chem 2014-01-30Sell5,000$64.84-5.43view

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 


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