Albemarle Operating Margin

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USD 269.68  4.65  1.75%   

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Albemarle Operating Margin Analysis

Albemarle Corp's Operating Margin shows how much operating income a company makes on each dollar of sales. It is one of the profitability indicators which helps analysts to understand whether the firm is successful or not making money from everyday operations.
Operating Margin 
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Current Albemarle Corp Operating Margin

    
  28.06 %  
Most of Albemarle Corp's fundamental indicators, such as Operating Margin, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Albemarle Corp is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or payout its debt, which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against a firm's competitors.
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Based on the recorded statements, Albemarle Corp has an Operating Margin of 28.06%. This is 2021.92% lower than that of the Basic Materials sector and notably lower than that of the Specialty Chemicals industry. The operating margin for all United States stocks is notably lower than that of the firm.

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Albemarle Fundamentals

About Albemarle Corp Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Albemarle Corp's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Albemarle Corp using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Albemarle Corp based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through three segments Lithium, Bromine, and Catalysts. The Lithium segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties and reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for use in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and electric vehicles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes in the areas of steroid chemistry and vitamins, life sciences, pharmaceutical industry, and other markets. It also provides cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries zirconium, barium, and titanium products for pyrotechnical applications that include airbag initiators technical services for the handling and use of reactive lithium products and lithium-containing by-products recycling services. The Bromine segment offers bromine and bromine-based fire safety solutions specialty chemicals, including elemental bromine, alkyl and inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon, and other bromine fine chemicals for use in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications and other specialty chemicals, such as tertiary amines for surfactants, biocides, and disinfectants and sanitizers. The Catalysts segment provides hydroprocessing, isomerization, and akylation catalysts fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives and organometallics and curatives. The company serves the energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, and crop protection markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Pair Trading with Albemarle Corp

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if Albemarle Corp position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Albemarle Corp will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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The correlation of Albemarle Corp is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Albemarle Corp moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Albemarle Corp moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
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Is Albemarle Corp's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Albemarle Corp. If investors know Albemarle will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Albemarle Corp listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Albemarle Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Albemarle that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Albemarle Corp's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Albemarle Corp's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Albemarle Corp's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Albemarle Corp's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Albemarle Corp's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Albemarle Corp value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Albemarle Corp's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.