Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation
|Grade||Last Price||% Change||Price Change|
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.
Trend Table & Recent Alerts
|Weak or Absent||Up||Up||Up|
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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.
Is ALB a Buy, Sell or Hold?
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|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||123.48|
|52 Week Low||74.1161|
|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|
|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|
|MACD Signal Line||-0.002|