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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (ALB) rose 3.43% to $231.33 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $21.77 short of its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (AVNT) rose 3.22% to $49.66, and BASF SE ADR (BAS.XE) rose 0.26% to $18.94. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 127,620 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 14, 2021.
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October 14, 2021 16:35 ET (20:35 GMT)
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