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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) slid 3.26% to $215.06 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.19% to 4,391.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.03% to 34,746.25. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Albemarle Corp. closed $38.04 below 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 0.33% to $48.15, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 0.89% to $18.43. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 6,734 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 8, 2021.
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October 08, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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