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C
Albemarle Corp (ALB)
Basic Materials | Specialty Chemicals
CEO: Luke C. Kissam
Employees: 6963
albemarle.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank376Dividend Rank102
Moat Rank302Financial Strength Rank162
Growth Rank274Momentum Rank55
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.09%
Payout Ratio34.06%
3 yr Dividend Growth8.32%
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio27.4x
P/B Ratio3.51x
P/S Ratio4.66x
EV/EBITDA Ratio19.24x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity45%
Interest Coverage3.88x
MOAT
ROE13.58%
ROIC6.67%
Net Margin16.49%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth-1.19%
5 yr SPS Growth-1.37%
5 yr BPS Growth13.49%
Albemarle Corp's strong Dividend Rank may warrant a closer look for investors seeking dividend paying stocks
 tickrz summary
Albemarle Corp receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Albemarle Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 27.4x, a P/B ratio of 3.5x, a P/S ratio of 4.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 19.2x. Albemarle Corp ranks 376 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Albemarle Corp ranks 464 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Albemarle Corp is probably not for you.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.Albemarle Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.88x, a debt/equity ratio of 45% and a Moat Rank of 302 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 37.02% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 55. Albemarle Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.09%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Albemarle Corp ranks 102 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Albemarle Corp.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. -1.2% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 13.5% combine to produce this average score.

Albemarle Corp (ALB)
Basic Materials | Specialty Chemicals
CEO: Luke C. Kissam
Employees: 6963
albemarle.com


tickrz rank
C

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio27.4x
P/B Ratio3.51x
P/S Ratio4.66x
EV/EBITDA Ratio19.24x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.09%
Payout Ratio34.06%
3 yr Dividend Growth8.32%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity45%
Interest Coverage3.88x
MOAT
ROE13.58%
ROIC6.67%
Net Margin16.49%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth-1.19%
5 yr SPS Growth-1.37%
5 yr BPS Growth13.49%

TICKRZ RANK
Albemarle Corp receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Albemarle Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 27.4x, a P/B ratio of 3.5x, a P/S ratio of 4.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 19.2x. Albemarle Corp ranks 376 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Albemarle Corp ranks 464 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Albemarle Corp is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Albemarle Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.88x, a debt/equity ratio of 45% and a Moat Rank of 302 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 37.02% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 55. Albemarle Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.09%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Albemarle Corp ranks 102 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Albemarle Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. -1.2% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 13.5% combine to produce this average score.