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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) rallied 2.63% to $229.15 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $23.95 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 Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 3.16% to $46.95, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 0.80% to $18.84. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 302,041 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 23, 2021.
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September 23, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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