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Albemarle

  • ALB
  • NYSE
  • Industrial Products
  • Latest 66.68
  • Currency US$
  • Change 0.40
  • Percent Change 0.604 %
  • Volume 437,350
  • Thu Apr 17, 2014 04:02 PM EDT NYSE data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
15 Analysts Reporting (Apr 17, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 3 3 3 3 5
Buy 1 1 1 1 1
Hold 11 11 11 11 9
Underperform 0 0 0 0 0
Sell 0 0 0 0 0

As of Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:30 AM EDT
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q2/12 Q3/12 Q4/12 Q1/13 Q2/13 Q3/13 Q4/13 Q1/14 Q2/14 Q3/14  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   1.23 1.08 0.99 1.00 0.99 1.06 1.04 0.95 1.10 1.19  
Actual EPS   1.24 1.10 1.17 0.93 0.98 1.09 1.08 0.96 -- --  
Surprise (%)   0.8 1.8 18.2 -7.0 -1.0 2.8 3.8 1.0 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.0 -0.1 0.0 12.1 9.4  
{#} Analysts   11 12 15 13 13 13 11 13 11 12  
Date of Earnings   Jul 17 Oct 17 Jan 22 Apr 17 Jul 17 Oct 16 Jan 28 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 15  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2014 2015  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   4.35 4.92  
Actual EPS   4.06 4.35  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   7.3 13.0  
{#} Analysts   15 12  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Jun 2014) 1.10 1.10 1.11 1.11 1.13
Next Quarter (ends Sep 2014) 1.19 1.19 1.20 1.20 1.22
Current Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2014) 4.35 4.35 4.38 4.39 4.65
Next Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2015) 4.92 4.91 4.91 4.92 5.14

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
0 0 0 1
0 0 0 1
1 0 1 2
2 0 2 0