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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slid 1.00% to $231.25 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Albemarle Corp. closed $21.85 short of its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) remained unchanged, Avient Corp. (AVNT) fell 1.19% to $46.97, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.01% to $19.20. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 43,846 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 16, 2021.
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September 16, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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