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July 8, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT

Albemarle Corp. stock underperforms Thursday when compared to competitors

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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (NYS:ALB) slipped 1.25% to $167.91 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.86% to 4,320.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.75% to 34,421.93. Albemarle Corp. closed $20.44 below its 52-week high ($188.35), which the company achieved on January 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (NYS:GRA) rose 0.06% to $69.38, Avient Corp. (NYS:AVNT) fell 2.34% to $46.39, and BASF SE ADR (OTC:BASFY) fell 0.66% to $19.51. Trading volume (730,556) remained 150,677 below its 50-day average volume of 881,233.

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