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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) advanced 1.16% to $218.97 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.16% to 4,359.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.26% to 34,390.72. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Albemarle Corp. closed $34.13 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached 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 0.45% to $47.29, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 0.98% to $19.15. Trading volume (738,844) remained 578,175 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 29, 2021.
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September 29, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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