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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) rose 3.14% to $223.28 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $29.82 short of its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 2.18% to $45.51, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 1.96% to $18.69. Trading volume (901,807) remained 457,535 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 22, 2021.
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September 22, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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