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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slid 1.68% to $215.21 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Albemarle Corp. closed $37.89 short of its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 0.34% to $47.17, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) fell 0.26% to $18.83. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 310,605 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 4, 2021.
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October 04, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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