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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slipped 0.04% to $218.89 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.15% to 4,357.04 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.43% to 34,326.46. Albemarle Corp. closed $34.21 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 Friday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 1.42% to $47.01, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.84% to $18.88. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 221,500 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 1, 2021.
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October 01, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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