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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
ALB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. ALB: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ALB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.85
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
ALB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. ALB: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ALB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.35
0.26
0.63
Interest Coverage 6.07
ALB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.52 vs. ALB: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ALB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 7.83 Max: 18.27
Current: 6.07
3.33
18.27
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.99
Beneish M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
15.30%
10.45%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 20.70
ALB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. ALB: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ALB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.49  Med: 12.69 Max: 24.09
Current: 20.7
7.49
24.09
Net Margin % 5.78
ALB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. ALB: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ALB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 9.5 Max: 17.26
Current: 5.78
5.45
17.26
ROE % 6.58
ALB's ROE % is ranked lower than
57% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. ALB: 6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ALB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.58  Med: 17.38 Max: 26.08
Current: 6.58
6.58
26.08
ROA % 2.27
ALB's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. ALB: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ALB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 7.69 Max: 12.5
Current: 2.27
2.27
12.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 25.21
ALB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. ALB: 25.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ALB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.49  Med: 20.95 Max: 33.44
Current: 25.21
12.49
33.44
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.30
ALB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ALB: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ALB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 8.8 Max: 23.6
Current: 5.3
-3.7
23.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.60
ALB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ALB: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ALB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: 6.6 Max: 25.7
Current: 6.6
-12.3
25.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -4.30
ALB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. ALB: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ALB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: 12.2 Max: 54.1
Current: -4.3
-15.6
54.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ALB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 3,506 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 94,067 sh (+34.38%)
David Dreman 5,114 sh (+27.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 31,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 496,100 sh (-6.55%)
Steven Cohen 16,800 sh (-95.37%)
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Q2 2016

ALB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 115,319 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 6,200 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 703,215 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 44,201 sh (+163.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 3,506 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 496,100 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 31,000 sh (-1.90%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,030 sh (-88.27%)
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Q3 2016

ALB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 67,908 sh (New)
John Burbank 67,428 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,955 sh (New)
Spiros Segalas 959,249 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 55,300 sh (+25.11%)
First Eagle Investment 703,215 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 31,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 481,100 sh (-3.02%)
Pioneer Investments 89,332 sh (-22.53%)
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Q4 2016

ALB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 70,900 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 110,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 147,600 sh (+166.91%)
Spiros Segalas 1,544,783 sh (+61.04%)
Mario Gabelli 31,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 703,215 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 415,100 sh (-13.72%)
Pioneer Investments 71,578 sh (-19.87%)
John Burbank 45,926 sh (-31.89%)
Jim Simons 29,708 sh (-56.25%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325998    SIC: 2899
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Traded in other countries:AMC.Germany,
Albemarle Corp is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of engineered specialty chemicals. It provides its sevices to end markes including petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants and pharmaceuticals.

Albemarle Corp was incorporated in Virginia in 1993. It is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of engineered specialty chemicals for the petroleum refining, consumer electronics, plastics/packaging, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety and custom chemistry services markets. Its business segments include Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Its Polymer Solutions segment consists of two product market categories: flame retardants & stabilizers and curatives. This segment sells products mostly to chemical manufacturers and processors such as polymer resin suppliers, lubricant manufacturers, refiners and other specialty chemical companies. The raw materials in Polymer Solutions operations are bromine, bisphenol-A, phenol, benzene, caustic soda, alumina trihydrate, polystyrene and isobutylene, which are readily available from numerous independent suppliers and are purchased under contracts at prices. Its Catalysts segment includes refinery catalysts and performance catalyst solutions businesses. Its Catalysts segment customers include multinational corporations such as ExxonMobil Corporation, Chevron Corporation, TOTAL S.A., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and INEOS Group Holdings S.A.; independent petroleum refining companies such as Valero Energy Corporation and SK Holdings; and national petroleum refining companies such as Reliance, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. and Petróleos Mexicanos. The major raw materials in Catalysts operations include aluminum, ethylene, alpha-olefins, sodium silicate, sodium aluminate, kaolin, rare earths, molybdenum, nickel & cobalt, which are readily available from numerous independent suppliers and are purchased or provided under contracts at prices. Its Fine Chemistry segment consists of two categories: Performance Chemicals, Fine Chemistry Services and Intermediates. Performance Chemicals include products such as elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon and a number of bromine fine chemicals. Its fine chemistry services business offers custom manufacturing, research and chemical scale-up services for companies. The Fine Chemistry segment manufactures more than 100 products, which are used in a variety of end markets. Sales of products and services are mostly to chemical manufacturers and processors, drilling and oil service companies, beef and poultry processors, water treatment and photographic companies, energy producers and other specialty chemical companies. It serves the following geographic markets: the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It competitors include J.M. Huber Corporation, Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd, BASF Corporation, AkzoNobel and Chemtura Corporation, Lonza, Clariant Ltd. and Cilag AG.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 48.08
ALB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.18 vs. ALB: 48.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ALB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.17  Med: 17.44 Max: 62.57
Current: 48.08
7.17
62.57
Forward PE Ratio 23.09
ALB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. ALB: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.11
ALB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
55% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.18 vs. ALB: 17.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ALB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.17  Med: 16.61 Max: 51.96
Current: 17.11
7.17
51.96
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.47
ALB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. ALB: 23.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ALB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 18.32 Max: 283.01
Current: 23.47
8.03
283.01
PB Ratio 3.16
ALB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ALB: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ALB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.01 Max: 4.05
Current: 3.16
1.34
4.05
PS Ratio 2.80
ALB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ALB: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ALB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.87
Current: 2.8
0.65
2.87
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 36.01
ALB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. ALB: 36.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ALB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.49  Med: 18.77 Max: 48.05
Current: 36.01
7.49
48.05
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.13
ALB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
85% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. ALB: 21.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ALB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 11.55 Max: 21.73
Current: 21.13
4.85
21.73
EV-to-EBIT 17.86
ALB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. ALB: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 15.6 Max: 46.5
Current: 17.86
7.6
46.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.68
ALB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. ALB: 13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ALB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 11.6 Max: 27.1
Current: 13.68
5.7
27.1
PEG Ratio 21.38
ALB's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. ALB: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ALB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.41 Max: 783.8
Current: 21.38
0.36
783.8
Shiller PE Ratio 30.64
ALB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 vs. ALB: 30.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ALB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.16  Med: 25.9 Max: 41.07
Current: 30.64
12.16
41.07
Current Ratio 1.45
ALB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ALB: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.39 Max: 3.7
Current: 1.45
0.91
3.7
Quick Ratio 0.98
ALB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ALB: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.63
Current: 0.98
0.55
2.63
Days Inventory 84.06
ALB's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.70 vs. ALB: 84.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.47  Med: 88.61 Max: 106.31
Current: 84.06
64.47
106.31
Days Sales Outstanding 48.02
ALB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 57.32 vs. ALB: 48.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.02  Med: 57.69 Max: 75
Current: 48.02
48.02
75
Days Payable 37.71
ALB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.14 vs. ALB: 37.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ALB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.18  Med: 41.6 Max: 50.5
Current: 37.71
35.18
50.5

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.31
ALB's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ALB: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ALB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.36 Max: 3
Current: 1.31
0.81
3
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.23
ALB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ALB: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ALB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.23
0.16
0.43
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 13.20
ALB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ALB: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ALB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 12.8 Max: 19.7
Current: 13.2
4.1
19.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.38
ALB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
68% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. ALB: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.82
ALB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ALB: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ALB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 2.91 Max: 6.41
Current: 2.82
1.73
6.41
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.10
ALB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ALB: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ALB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.1  Med: 2 Max: 7.8
Current: -8.1
-8.1
7.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.28
ALB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ALB: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ALB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.57 Max: 7.29
Current: 7.28
1.54
7.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.01
ALB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ALB: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ALB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.05
Current: 2.01
0.63
2.05
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.14
ALB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
72% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. ALB: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.55
ALB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. ALB: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ALB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.55
0.47
1.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.35
ALB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ALB: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ALB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.66
Current: 2.35
0.81
2.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.61
ALB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ALB: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ALB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 6.4 Max: 13.2
Current: 5.61
2.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.96
ALB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
57% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. ALB: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ALB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 15.4 Max: 28.7
Current: 4.96
1.2
28.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,736
EPS (TTM) $ 1.93
Beta2.23
Short Percentage of Float2.54%
52-Week Range $51.03 - 95.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)112.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,639 2,791 2,950
EPS ($) 3.54 4.12 4.65
EPS without NRI ($) 3.54 4.12 4.65
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.66%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.19 1.43 1.52
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