Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 108.18 -0.11% -0.12
ALB closed down 0.11 percent on Thursday, April 27, 2017, on 70 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.

Earnings due: May 3

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Apr 27 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.00%
Apr 27 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.00%
Apr 27 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other 0.00%
Apr 26 New 52 Week High Bullish -0.11%
Apr 26 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other -0.11%
Apr 26 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other -0.11%
Apr 26 Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup -0.11%
Apr 25 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.08%
Apr 25 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.08%
Apr 24 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 1.26%

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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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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 109.23
52 Week Low 65.24
Average Volume 1,080,769
200-Day Moving Average 89.3711
50-Day Moving Average 102.812
20-Day Moving Average 105.748
10-Day Moving Average 106.188
Average True Range 1.6288
ADX 22.33
+DI 27.81
-DI: 12.46
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 104.3436
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 108.3064
Upper Bollinger Band 108.2042
Lower Bollinger Band 103.2918
Percent B (%b) 1.0
Bandwidth 0.046454