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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slid 1.20% to $226.40 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.15% to 4,455.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 34,798.00. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Albemarle Corp. closed $26.70 short of its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) fell 0.60% to $46.67, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.48% to $18.75. Trading volume (626,818) remained 719,610 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 24, 2021.
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September 24, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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