Technical Analysis for ALB - Albemarle Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 139.66 0.18% 0.25
ALB closed up 0.18 percent on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, on 56 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. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.

Earnings due: Nov 8

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Oct 18 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Oct 18 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
Oct 18 Boomer Buy Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Oct 17 New 52 Week High Other 0.18%
Oct 17 Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.18%

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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: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 141.3
52 Week Low 75.6018
Average Volume 1,282,362
200-Day Moving Average 110.184
50-Day Moving Average 125.4216
20-Day Moving Average 136.0735
10-Day Moving Average 138.406
Average True Range 2.4777
ADX 41.99
+DI 33.98
-DI 12.94
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 133.8669
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 134.7431
Upper Bollinger Band 143.0243
Lower Bollinger Band 129.1227
Percent B (%b) 0.76
BandWidth 10.216243
MACD Line 3.7963
MACD Signal Line 4.103
MACD Histogram -0.3067
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 15.43 Billion
Num Shares 111 Million
EPS 7.82
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 17.86
Price-to-Sales 5.49
Price-to-Book 4.10
PEG Ratio 2.13
Dividend 1.28
Dividend Yield 0.92%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 141.13
Resistance 3 (R3) 141.17 140.73 140.89
Resistance 2 (R2) 140.73 140.35 140.71 140.80
Resistance 1 (R1) 140.19 140.12 139.97 140.15 140.72
Pivot Point 139.75 139.75 139.64 139.73 139.75
Support 1 (S1) 139.21 139.37 138.99 139.17 138.60
Support 2 (S2) 138.77 139.14 138.75 138.52
Support 3 (S3) 138.23 138.77 138.44
Support 4 (S4) 138.19