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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) rose 1.27% to $216.87 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Albemarle Corp. closed $36.23 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 0.38% to $48.11, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 0.76% to $18.68. Trading volume (706,992) remained 546,495 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 12, 2021.
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October 12, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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