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Analyzing Albemarle Corp. (ALB) After Recent Trading Activity

Albemarle Corp.’s filing revealed that its VP, Controller & CAO Barichivich John Clarence III unloaded Company’s shares for reported $0.19 million on May 13 ’24. In the deal valued at $132.17 per share,1,475 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, Barichivich John Clarence III now holds 4,743 shares worth roughly $0.64 million.

Then, Coleman Kristin M. bought 1,373 shares, generating $167,314 in total proceeds. Upon buying the shares at $121.86, the EVP, General Counsel now owns 2,746 shares.

Berenberg upgraded its Albemarle Corp. [ALB] rating to a Buy from a a Hold in a research note published on April 11, 2024; the price target was increased to $160 from $130. A number of analysts have revised their coverage, including BofA Securities’s analysts, who increased its forecast for the stock in early April from “a Neutral” to “a Buy”. Vertical Research also remained covering ALB and has decreased its forecast on March 08, 2024 with a “Hold” recommendation from previously “Buy” rating. Wolfe Research started covering the stock on March 01, 2024. It rated ALB as “a Peer perform”.

Price Performance Review of ALB

On Tuesday, Albemarle Corp. [NYSE:ALB] saw its stock jump 3.00% to $135.46. Over the last five days, the stock has gained 2.97%. Albemarle Corp. shares have fallen nearly -6.24% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have fallen -30.81% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $247.44 was reached on 01/02/24, a 52-week low of $106.69 was recorded on 03/05/24. SMA at 50 days reached $123.16, while 200 days put it at $141.77. A total of 2.15 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 1.56 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For ALB Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 133.22, which if violated will result in even more drops to 130.97. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 137.35. A further resistance level may holdings at 139.24. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 62.49, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at 5.54, which suggests price will go up in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been bullish at 5.93%. Stochastics %K at 84.28% indicates the stock is a selling.

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