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Albemarle ROE %

: 27.32% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROE % is calculated as Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Net Income minus dividends to participating security holders) divided by its average Total Stockholders Equity over a certain period of time. Albemarle's annualized net income attributable to common stockholders for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,627 Mil. Albemarle's average Total Stockholders Equity over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $5,956 Mil. Therefore, Albemarle's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 27.32%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Albemarle's ROE % or its related term are showing as below:

ALB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47   Med: 14.36   Max: 23.88
Current: 4.48

During the past 13 years, Albemarle's highest ROE % was 23.88%. The lowest was 1.47%. And the median was 14.36%.

ALB's ROE % is ranked worse than
73.27% of 1429 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 10.11 vs ALB: 4.48

Albemarle ROE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Albemarle's ROE % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Albemarle Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.47 19.11 14.19 9.16 2.50

Albemarle Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROE % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 28.52 -26.50 -0.27 17.70 27.32

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Albemarle's ROE %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROE % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Albemarle ROE % Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Albemarle's ROE % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Albemarle's ROE % falls into.



Albemarle ROE % Calculation

Albemarle's annualized ROE % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=123.672/( (4268.227+5625.266)/ 2 )
=123.672/4946.7465
=2.50 %

Albemarle's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=1627.092/( (5826.6+6085.291)/ 2 )
=1627.092/5955.9455
=27.32 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROE %, the net income attributable to common stockholders of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income attributable to common stockholders data. ROE % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Albemarle  (NYSE:ALB) ROE % Explanation

ROE % measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities). ROE % shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. ROE %s between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can be illustrated with the three-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=1627.092/5955.9455
=(Net Income / Revenue )*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(1627.092 / 5918.372)*(5918.372 / 11968.2315)*(11968.2315 / 5955.9455)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=27.49 %*0.4945*2.0095
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=13.59 %*2.0095
=27.32 %

With this breakdown, it is clear that if a company grows its Net Profit Margin, its Asset Turnover, or its Leverage, it can grow its ROE %.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can also be illustrated with the five-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=1627.092/5955.9455
=(Net Income /Pre-Tax Income) * (Pre-Tax Income/Operating Income) * (Operating Income/Revenue) * (Revenue/Total Assets) * (Total Assets/Total Stockholders Equity)
= (1627.092 / 1605.816) * (1605.816 / 1736.384) * (1736.384 / 5918.372) * (5918.372 / 11968.2315) * (11968.2315 / 5955.9455)
= Tax Burden * Interest Burden * Operating Margin % * Asset Turnover * Equity Multiplier
= 1.0132 * 0.9248 * 29.34 % * 0.4945 * 2.0095
=27.32 %

Note: The net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income attributable to common stockholders data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data. The same rule applies to Pre-Tax Income and Operating Income.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

** The ROE % used above is for Du Pont Analysis only. It is different from the defined ROE % page on our website, as here it uses Net Income instead of Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders in the calculation.


Be Aware

Net income attributable to common stockholders is used.

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the equity multiplier when investing in high ROE % companies. Like ROA %, ROE % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their ROE %s can be extremely high.


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Albemarle Business Description

Albemarle logo
Address
4250 Congress Street, Suite 900, Charlotte, NC, USA, 28209
Albemarle is the world's largest lithium producer. Our outlook for robust lithium demand is predicated upon increased demand for electric vehicle batteries. Albemarle produces lithium from its salt brine deposits in Chile and the U.S. and its hard rock joint venture mines in Australia. Albemarle is also a global leader in the production of bromine, used in flame retardants. The company is also a major producer of oil refining catalysts.
Executives
Cramer Ralf Hans director MIERENDORSFSTRASSE 26 BENSHEIM 2M 64625
Anderson Melissa H. officer: SVP, Chief HR Officer ALBEMARLE CORPORATION 4250 CONGRESS ST. SUITE 900 CHARLOTTE NC 28209
Barichivich John Clarence Iii officer: VP, Controller & CAO 4250 CONGRESS ST. SUITE 900 CHARLOTTE NC 28209
Minor Glenda J director 17000 ROTUNDA DRIVE DEARBORN MI 48120
Van Deursen Holly director 21211 NORDHOFF STREET CHATSWORTH CA 91311
Johnson Netha N. officer: President, Bromine Specialties 3489 CRESTMOOR DRIVE WOODBURY MN 55125
Crawford Raphael Goszcz officer: President, Catalysts 4311 GREENBRIAR HILLS PLANTATION RD CHARLOTTE NC 28277
Marlow Deeanne J officer: SVP, Chief HR Officer 4250 CONGRESS STREET SUITE 900 CHARLOTTE NC 28209
Norris Eric officer: President, Lithium 1519 AUDUBON ROAD CHARLOTTE NC 28211
Ryan David Terrence officer: VP, Corp. Strategy & IR 8904 HIGHFIELD ROAD RICHMOND VA 23229
Maine Douglas L director ALBEMARLE CORP 451 FLORIDA ST BATON ROUGE LA 70801
Hernandez William H director 5500 WAYZATA BLVD. SUITE 800 GOLDEN VALLEY MN 55416
Wolff Alejandro Daniel director ALBEMARLE CORP. 451 FLORIDA ST BATON ROUGE LA 70801
Masters J Kent director ALBEMARLE CORP. 451 FLORIDA ST BATON ROUGE LA 70801
Brlas Laurie director C/O ALBEMARLE CORPORATION 4250 CONGRESS ST STE 900 CHARLOTTE NC 28209

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