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June 9, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT

Albemarle Corp. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors

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Shares of Albemarle Corp. (NYS:ALB) shed 0.93% to $174.37 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.18% to 4,219.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.44% to 34,447.14. Albemarle Corp. closed $13.98 short of its 52-week high ($188.35), which the company reached on January 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as W.R. Grace & Co. (NYS:GRA) rose 0.07% to $68.81, Avient Corp. (NYS:AVNT) fell 1.20% to $50.98, and BASF SE ADR (OTC:BASFY) fell 1.49% to $20.50. Trading volume (905,314) remained 97,962 below its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.

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