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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slid 0.03% to $222.30 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.83% to 4,399.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.98% to 34,754.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Albemarle Corp. closed $30.80 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 2.53% to $48.31, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 1.22% to $18.27. Trading volume (639,630) remained 665,278 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 7, 2021.
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October 07, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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