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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slipped 4.99% to $229.13 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Albemarle Corp. closed $23.97 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) remained unchanged, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 0.87% to $47.69, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 1.79% to $19.35. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 13, 2021.
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September 13, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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