Albemarle Corporation (ALB) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.368 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ALB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ALB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.28, the dividend yield is 2.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALB was $68.28, representing a -37.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $108.74 and a 16.46% increase over the 52 week low of $58.63.
ALB is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Linde plc (LIN) and DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (DD). ALB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.12. Zacks Investment Research reports ALB's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 16.4%, compared to an industry average of %.
Interested in gaining exposure to ALB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALB as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN)
- Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QCLN with an increase of 1.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALB at 5.39%.
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