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Sept. 23, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT

Albemarle Corp. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (NYS:ALB) rallied 2.63% to $229.15 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Albemarle Corp. closed $23.95 below its 52-week high ($253.10), which the company reached on September 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (NYS:GRA) rose 0.03% to $69.99, Avient Corp. (NYS:AVNT) rose 3.16% to $46.95, and BASF SE ADR (OTC:BASFY) rose 0.80% to $18.84. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 302,041 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.

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