Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 113.48 0.79% 0.89
ALB closed up 0.79 percent on Monday, August 21, 2017, on 45 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Aug 21 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Aug 21 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Aug 18 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.79%
Aug 17 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 1.22%
Aug 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 1.22%

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Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals. The company's 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 company's 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.
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 123.48
52 Week Low 74.1161
Average Volume 1,511,675
200-Day Moving Average 101.3439
50-Day Moving Average 112.5772
20-Day Moving Average 115.311
10-Day Moving Average 112.319
Average True Range 2.4756
ADX 20.25
+DI 23.31
-DI: 23.83
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 116.0532
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 116.0268
Upper Bollinger Band 122.3333
Lower Bollinger Band 108.2887
Percent B (%b) 0.37
Bandwidth 0.121798
MACD Line -0.5601
MACD Signal Line -0.002
MACD Histogram -0.5581