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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) rose 1.73% to $243.41 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $5.30 short of its 52-week high ($248.71), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.42% to $69.92, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 0.97% to $47.83, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.88% to $19.05. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 109,560 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 9, 2021.
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September 09, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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