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July 28, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT

Albemarle Corp. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (NYS:ALB) rose 2.94% to $194.54 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.02% to 4,400.64 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.36% to 34,930.93. Albemarle Corp. closed $3.79 below its 52-week high ($198.33), which the company achieved on July 21st.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (NYS:GRA) remained unchanged, Avient Corp. (NYS:AVNT) rose 0.19% to $47.94, and BASF SE ADR (OTC:BASFY) fell 0.61% to $19.61. Trading volume (770,096) remained 209,095 below its 50-day average volume of 979,191.

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