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Albemarle Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for ALB

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Albemarle Corp.
Min Forecast
$135.00-48.95%
Avg Forecast
$288.18+8.98%
Max Forecast
$440.00+66.39%

Should I buy or sell ALB stock?

Based on 13 analysts offering ratings for Albemarle Corp.
Hold
Strong Buy
4 analysts 30.77%
Buy
2 analysts 15.38%
Hold
4 analysts 30.77%
Sell
1 analysts 7.69%
Strong Sell
2 analysts 15.38%

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ALB stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Citigroup
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyMaintains$345.00+30.46%2022-09-09
RBC Capital
Bottom 5%
5
BuyMaintains$371.00+40.30%2022-09-08
Oppenheimer
Top 6%
95
BuyMaintains$440.00+66.39%2022-08-08
Credit Suisse
Top 4%
97
SellMaintains$196.00-25.88%2022-08-04
UBS
Top 15%
86
HoldMaintains$265.00+0.21%2022-08-04
KeyBanc
Top 11%
90
HoldUpgradesN/AN/A2022-07-20
Deutsche Bank
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$320.00+21.01%2022-05-24
Wells Fargo
Bottom 6%
6
Strong BuyMaintains$320.00+21.01%2022-05-24
Morgan Stanley
Top 24%
77
Strong SellMaintains$135.00-48.95%2022-05-09
Mizuho
Top 9%
92
HoldMaintains$293.00+10.80%2022-05-06

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Forecast return on equity

Is ALB forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
50.2%
Industry
38.33%
Market
121.74%
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Forecast return on assets

Is ALB forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
24.4%
Industry
10.23%
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ALB earnings per share forecast

What is ALB's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$21.24+848.21%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$24.34+986.61%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$20.92+833.93%
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ALB revenue forecast

What is ALB's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$7.5B+73.18%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.7B+101.82%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.1B+88.08%
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ALB earnings growth forecast

How is ALB forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
115.43%
Industry
30.1%
Market
16.88%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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ALB revenue growth forecast

How is ALB forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
25.12%
Industry
4.94%
Market
8.59%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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ALB vs Specialty Chemical Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
ALB$264.44$288.18+8.98%Hold
PPG$110.69$151.43+36.80%Buy
LYB$75.28$99.63+32.34%Buy
IFF$90.83$137.73+51.63%Buy
ECL$144.42$196.40+35.99%Buy

Albemarle Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Albemarle Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 13 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: ALB) stock is to Hold ALB stock.

Out of 13 analysts, 4 (30.77%) are recommending ALB as a Strong Buy, 2 (15.38%) are recommending ALB as a Buy, 4 (30.77%) are recommending ALB as a Hold, 1 (7.69%) are recommending ALB as a Sell, and 2 (15.38%) are recommending ALB as a Strong Sell.

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What is ALB's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: ALB) Albemarle's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 115.43% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 30.1%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.88%.

Albemarle's earnings in 2022 is $263,551,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast ALB's earnings for 2022 to be $2,487,814,926, with the lowest ALB earnings forecast at $2,265,270,276, and the highest ALB earnings forecast at $2,992,639,895. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast ALB's earnings for 2023 to be $2,850,914,091, with the lowest ALB earnings forecast at $1,506,275,892, and the highest ALB earnings forecast at $4,111,219,581.

In 2024, ALB is forecast to generate $2,450,333,722 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $946,400,405 and the highest earnings forecast at $3,228,068,708.

What is ALB's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: ALB) Albemarle's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 25.12% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 4.94%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.59%.

Albemarle's revenue in 2022 is $4,332,091,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast ALB's revenue for 2022 to be $878,736,172,814, with the lowest ALB revenue forecast at $838,167,688,719, and the highest ALB revenue forecast at $989,386,661,061. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast ALB's revenue for 2023 to be $1,024,062,631,347, with the lowest ALB revenue forecast at $757,648,691,882, and the highest ALB revenue forecast at $1,376,614,351,539.

In 2024, ALB is forecast to generate $954,341,969,429 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $664,942,212,997 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,105,344,136,431.

What is ALB's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: ALB) forecast ROA is 24.4%, which is higher than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 10.23%.

What is ALB's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year ALB price target, the average ALB price target is $288.18, with the highest ALB stock price forecast at $440.00 and the lowest ALB stock price forecast at $135.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Albemarle's share price could reach $288.18 by Sep 9, 2023. The average Albemarle stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 8.98% from the current ALB share price of $264.44.

What is ALB's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: ALB) Albemarle's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.24. On average, analysts forecast that ALB's EPS will be $21.24 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $19.34, and the highest EPS forecast at $25.55. On average, analysts forecast that ALB's EPS will be $24.34 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $12.86, and the highest EPS forecast at $35.10. In 2024, ALB's EPS is forecast to hit $20.92 (min: $8.08, max: $27.56).

What is ALB's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: ALB) forecast ROE is 50.2%, which is considered strong.
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