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Albemarle Corporation (ALB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018

Albemarle Corporation ( ALB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.335 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ALB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.69% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALB was $102.99, representing a -28.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $144.99 and a 13.81% increase over the 52 week low of $90.49.

ALB is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). ALB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.48. Zacks Investment Research reports ALB's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 11.26%, compared to an industry average of 16%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ALB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have ALB as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Trust ( MATF )
  • PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ )
  • Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 5.18% over the last 100 days. MATF has the highest percent weighting of ALB at 2.94%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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