Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation
|Grade||Last Price||% Change||$ Change|
ALB closed up 0.27 percent on Friday, January 13, 2017, on 63 percent of normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.
Trend Table & Recent Alerts
|Weak or Absent||Up||Up||Up|
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|Date||Alert Name||Type||% Chg|
|Jan 13||New 52 Week High||Bullish||0.00%|
|Jan 12||New 52 Week High||Bullish||0.27%|
|Jan 11||Expansion Breakout||Bullish Swing Setup||0.75%|
|Jan 11||Wide Range Bar||Range Expansion||0.75%|
|Jan 11||New 52 Week High||Bullish||0.75%|
|Jan 10||Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish||Bullish Swing Setup||4.58%|
|Jan 9||Narrow Range Bar||Range Contraction||3.89%|
|Jan 9||NR7||Range Contraction||3.89%|
|Jan 6||Stochastic Reached Overbought||Other||3.51%|
|Dec 30||Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish||Bullish Swing Setup||9.20%|
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Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals. The companys Polymer Solutions segment provides brominated, mineral, and phosphorus based flame retardants used in plastic enclosures for consumer electronics, printed circuit boards, wire and cable, electrical connectors, textiles, and foam insulation; and plastic and other additives, such as curatives, antioxidants, and stabilizers. Its Catalysts segment offers refinery catalysts, including hydroprocessing catalysts, fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts, and additives; organometallic co-catalysts, and metallocene components and co-catalysts for the manufacture of commodity and specialty plastics used in packaging, non-packaging, films, and injection molding; electronic materials, such as high purity metal organic products used in the production of light emitting diodes, as well as other products used in the production of solar cells; and chemical catalysts used in the production of ethylene dichloride and methylamines. The companys Fine Chemistry segment provides elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon, and bromine fine chemicals used in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, paper manufacturing, water purification, and beef and poultry processing. This segment also offers tertiary amines for surfactants, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers; potassium-based products for industrial applications; alkenyl succinic anhydride used in paper-sizing formulations; and aluminum oxides used in various refractory, ceramic, and polishing applications. In addition, it supplies fine chemistry products and performance chemicals for pharmaceutical and agricultural use, as well as provides custom manufacturing, research, and chemical scale-up services for companies. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1993 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Is ALB a Buy, Sell or Hold?
|Indicator||Bull Case||Neutral / Hold||Bear Case|
|Oversold / Overbought|
|Summary:||Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.|
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|52 Week High||94.94|
|52 Week Low||45.42|
|200-Day Moving Average||80.12|
|50-Day Moving Average||86.63|
|20-Day Moving Average||89.7|
|10-Day Moving Average||90.74|
|Average True Range||1.89|
|Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs)||89.27|
|Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs)||91.27|
|Upper Bollinger Band||93.89|
|Lower Bollinger Band||85.51|
|Percent B (%b)||1.01|