Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 81.85 1.30% 1.05
ALB closed up 1.3 percent on Friday, February 28, 2020, on 1.35 times normal volume. It was able to find support at its 50 day moving average. Due to the stock's strong downtrend, it may remain oversold for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to buy, don't put too much weight on it being oversold.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Up Down
Historical ALB trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New Downtrend Bearish 0.00%
50 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 0.00%
Strong but Oversold Other 0.00%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%
1,2,3 Pullback Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 1.30%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 1.30%

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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.
Chemistry Manufacturing Oil And Gas Chemicals Consumer Electronics Industrial Applications Plastics Fine Chemical Speciality Chemicals Flame Retardant Catalysis Performance Chemicals Chemical Synthesis Bromine Chemical Catalysts

Is ALB a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 99.4
52 Week Low 58.63
Average Volume 1,906,719
200-Day Moving Average 70.52
50-Day Moving Average 79.73
20-Day Moving Average 86.44
10-Day Moving Average 87.82
Average True Range 3.91
ADX 35.33
+DI 25.49
-DI 29.51
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 87.68
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 88.39
Upper Bollinger Band 94.34
Lower Bollinger Band 78.54
Percent B (%b) 0.21
BandWidth 18.29
MACD Line 1.50
MACD Signal Line 2.76
MACD Histogram -1.2536
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 9.04 Billion
Num Shares 110 Million
EPS 7.82
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 10.47
Price-to-Sales 5.47
Price-to-Book 4.08
PEG Ratio 2.12
Dividend 1.28
Dividend Yield 1.56%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 89.85
Resistance 3 (R3) 89.01 85.50 88.51
Resistance 2 (R2) 85.50 83.47 85.92 88.07
Resistance 1 (R1) 83.68 82.21 84.59 84.52 87.62
Pivot Point 80.17 80.17 80.63 80.59 80.17
Support 1 (S1) 78.35 78.14 79.26 79.19 76.08
Support 2 (S2) 74.84 76.88 75.26 75.63
Support 3 (S3) 73.02 74.84 75.19
Support 4 (S4) 73.86