Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Albemarle Corporation

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) : The value of composite uptick trades was $0.03 million, whereas, the value of composite downtick trades was $0.61 million. The uptick to downtick ratio stood at 0.06 with a negative money flow of ($0.58) Million during Mondays trading session. The block trades money flow was negative ($0.1 million). The transaction of the trades on downticks amounted to $0.1 million, which confirms investors selling on the strength of price. Albemarle Corporation (ALB) gained 3 cents at $86.38, an increase of 0.03% over the previous days close.


Albemarle Corporation is up 32.14% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 55.28%. Shares of Albemarle Corporation rose by 3.09% in the last five trading days and 7.78% for the last 4 weeks. In a related news, The officer (Sr VP, Corp Strategy & IR), of Albemarle Corp, Juneau Matthew had unloaded 13,174 shares at $75.34 per share in a transaction on May 12, 2016. The total value of transaction was $992,529. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB): On Mondays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $86.23 with an intraday high of $86.43. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $85.34. However, the stock managed to close at $86.21, a loss of 0.16% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $86.35. The total traded volume of the day was 700,926 shares.

Albemarle Corporation (Albemarle) is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals across a range of end markets, including the petroleum refining, consumer electronics, plastics/packaging, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food-safety and custom chemistry services markets. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Chemicals and Catalyst Solutions. As of December 31, 2014, the Performance Chemicals segment includes the Fire Safety Solutions, Specialty Chemicals and Fine Chemistry Services product categories. As of December 31, 2014, the Catalyst Solutions segment includes the Refinery Catalyst Solutions and Performance Catalyst Solutions product categories.

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