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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) advanced 1.52% to $233.98 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $19.12 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.04% to $69.95, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 1.62% to $47.75, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.47% to $19.20. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 15, 2021.
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September 15, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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