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Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $21.11 Million Stake in Albemarle Co. (ALB)

Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $21.11 Million Stake in Albemarle Co. (ALB)

Axel Capital Management Llc holds 6.36% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation for 122,928 shares. They expect $1.18 earnings per share, up 51.28% or $0.40 from last year's $0.78 per share. The company has market cap of $14.50 billion. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $131.14. About 201,905 shares traded. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has risen 45.60% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.90% the S&P500.

LVMH MOET HENN L VUT (OTCMKTS:LVMHF) had a decrease of 1.88% in short interest. LVMHF's SI was 297,100 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 40.85% from 392,400 shares previously. With 900 avg volume, 330 days are for LVMH MOET HENN L VUT (OTCMKTS:LVMHF)'s short sellers to cover LVMHF's short positions. The stock decreased 0.99% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $128.5. The firm acquired 10,365 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock, valued at approximately $1,413,000. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a $0.32 dividend. It has outperformed by 10.36% the S&P500. The company has a market cap of $14,375.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.20, a P/E/G ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.69. The firm also offers other diagnostic products, such as immunoassays and other in vitro diagnostic tests. It has a 16.8 P/E ratio. It also provides one to four family residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage and multifamily residential loans, commercial and industrial loans, agricultural real estate loans, and non-real estate agricultural loans, as well as construction, land development, and other land loans; consumer loans, such as automobile, recreational vehicle, boat, home improvement, personal, and deposit account collateralized loans; and consumer durables and home equity loans, as well as debit and credit cards. Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold" on Wednesday, November 1. Barclays Capital maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:PB) on Tuesday, October 31 with "Buy" rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:PB) rating on Thursday, January 28. Goldman Sachs Group lowered Albemarle from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their target price for the company from $139.66 to $142.00 in a report on Friday, October 6th. The stock of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was upgraded by SunTrust. (NYSE:PB) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 18 report.

Research analysts at First Analysis issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for Albemarle in a research report issued on Monday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Therefore 50% are positive. Us Fincl Bank De reported 0.03% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Albemarle in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets initiated Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) rating on Thursday, February 23.

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A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. It is positive, as 18 investors sold PODD shares while 47 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 502 raised stakes.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q2 2017. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $114.0 target. Deutsche Bank downgraded Albemarle from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. UBS maintained the shares of ALB in report on Thursday, November 9 with "Neutral" rating.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $5.20 million activity. NARWOLD KAREN G sold $2.16M worth of stock. Maine Douglas L also sold $1.08 million worth of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) on Monday, June 19. Syngal Sonia sold $49,906 worth of stock or 1,935 shares. Its up 0.02, from 1.23 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 37 investors sold Global Positioning System shares while 130 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. The fund owned 154,891 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock after selling 2,094 shares during the quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui owns 328,090 shares. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 184,555 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $19,478,000 after purchasing an additional 92,650 shares during the last quarter. Brown Brothers Harriman & holds 0.01% or 22,650 shares in its portfolio. Luminus Mngmt Ltd Com has 95,569 shares.

Shares of Albemarle Co. Hudson Valley Invest Advisors Inc Adv has 0.06% invested in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Louisiana State Employees Retirement invested in 0.04% or 6,900 shares. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $2.5 a share in the trailing twelve months. Plancorp Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.12% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Based on Albemarle Corporation's current price of $130.36, the dividend is 0.25 %. Gsa Capital Partners Limited Liability Partnership holds 83,647 shares.


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