ALB: Albemarle Corporation - Summary | Jitta

Albemarle Corporation

NYSE:ALB

End of day
Dec 14, 2018
Price
$84.97
Loss Chance
52.5%
3.50
Updated 2018Q3
last month
Nov 09, 2018
JITTA SCORE
51.44%Above Jitta Line
Jitta Ranking
52 / 79
109 / 190
United States
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NASDAQ, NYSE
2,438 / 4,758
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HISTORICAL JITTA SCORE
Jitta Factors
Growth Opportunity (21)
Recent Business Performance (43)
Financial Strength (70)
Return to Shareholders (77)
Competitive Advantage (59)
Jitta Signs
Revenue and Earning
201220132014201520162017
Revenue28.3429.9131.3425.1923.7927.79
EPS4.395.432.574.343.441.56
Revenue decline from 2014-2017
Operating Margin
20132014201520162017
Operating Margin (%)25.4813.3918.6319.0922.08
Inconsistent
Recent Business Performance
Earning per ShareQ1Q2Q3Q4
20181.461.431.30-
20171.111.161.13-1.94
20161.06-2.670.970.45
Earning decline 55.30% in the last year
Key Stats
Jitta Score
Jitta Line
3.50
51.44%
3.78
0.61%
3.37
0.66%
Specialty Chemicals
4.85
453.37%
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. Its Lithium and Advanced Materials segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties, as well as reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for applications in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and automobiles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets. It also offers cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical markets; zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications; technical services, such as the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and recycling services for lithium-containing by-products. In addition, this segment offers performance catalyst solutions comprising organometallics, polymer catalysts, and curatives for polyolefin polymers, packaging, non-packaging, films, injection molding, alpha-olefins, polyurethanes, epoxies, and engineered resins markets. Its Bromine Specialties segment offers bromine and bromine-based solutions for fire safety, chemical synthesis, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications, as well as oil and gas well drilling, and completion fluids applications; and tertiary amines, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers. Its Refining Solutions segment offers clean fuels technologies, which is primarily composed of hydroprocessing catalysts; and fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives for refining industry. It serves energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, and custom chemistry services markets. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.