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Market Price

78.53 

-0.68 -0.9%

as of Dec 12 '18

52 Week Range:

71.07 116.00


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


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Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

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Value Price


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Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. Its Lithium and Advanced Materials segment offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties, as well as reagents, such as butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride for applications in lithium batteries for consumer electronics and automobiles, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles, plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets. It also offers cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical markets; zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications; technical services, such as the handling and use of reactive lithium products; and recycling services for lithium-containing by-products. In addition, this segment offers performance catalyst solutions comprising organometallics, polymer catalysts, and curatives for polyolefin polymers, packaging, non-packaging, films, injection molding, alpha-olefins, polyurethanes, epoxies, and engineered resins markets. Its Bromine Specialties segment offers bromine and bromine-based solutions for fire safety, chemical synthesis, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and other industrial applications, as well as oil and gas well drilling, and completion fluids applications; and tertiary amines, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers. Its Refining Solutions segment offers clean fuels technologies, which is primarily composed of hydroprocessing catalysts; and fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives for refining industry. It serves energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, and custom chemistry services markets. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 10.11
9.70
9.12
11.42
13.80
15.36
13.33
15.36
25.65
27.73
29.54
growth rate -4.1% -6.0% 25.2% 20.8% 11.3% -13.2% 15.2% 67.0% 8.1% 6.5%
Earnings BIT 210.42
138.86
121.39
296.98
417.04
283.71
412.35
327.40
526.51
511.04
678.14
growth rate -34.0% -12.6% 144.7% 40.4% -32.0% 45.3% -20.6% 60.8% -2.9% 32.7%
Avg.PE 9.00
9.19
16.95
16.00
10.78
17.73
12.95
5.74
5.74
45.46
12.30
growth rate 2.1% 84.4% -5.6% -32.6% 64.5% -27.0% -55.7% 0.0% 692.0% -72.9%
ROA 8.57
6.81
6.32
11.09
13.91
9.38
11.77
3.03
4.51
7.24
0.69
growth rate -20.5% -7.2% 75.5% 25.4% -32.6% 25.5% -74.3% 48.8% 60.5% -90.5%
ROE 19.92
16.57
15.71
24.69
29.01
18.19
23.88
8.93
14.52
18.26
1.47
growth rate -16.8% -5.2% 57.2% 17.5% -37.3% 31.3% -62.6% 62.6% 25.8% -92.0%
ROIC 13.84
11.55
10.05
15.98
20.08
13.79
16.68
4.89
8.02
10.50
1.01
growth rate -16.6% -13.0% 59.0% 25.7% -31.3% 21.0% -70.7% 64.0% 30.9% -90.4%
Cur. Ratio 2.61
2.69
2.92
3.70
3.38
3.66
3.40
2.94
1.13
2.90
2.06
growth rate 3.1% 8.6% 26.7% -8.7% 8.3% -7.1% -13.5% -61.6% 156.6% -29.0%
Quick Ratio 1.38
1.37
1.81
2.48
2.15
2.41
2.28
2.59
0.54
2.47
1.46
growth rate -0.7% 32.1% 37.0% -13.3% 12.1% -5.4% 13.6% -79.2% 357.4% -40.9%
Leverage 2.21
2.70
2.30
2.17
2.01
1.87
2.20
3.84
2.95
2.15
2.11
growth rate 22.2% -14.8% -5.7% -7.4% -7.0% 17.7% 74.6% -23.2% -27.1% -1.9%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 239.69
249.34
283.80
296.60
287.05
338.48
449.27
495.55
543.11
619.39
growth rate 4.0% 13.8% 4.5% -3.2% 17.9% 32.7% 10.3% 9.6% 14.1%
Acct.Payable 231.71
239.57
281.87
418.54
growth rate 3.4% 17.7% 48.5%
Cur.Assets 862.01
781.71
1,021.13
1,026.73
1,065.89
1,123.15
3,348.85
1,831.00
3,306.62
2,477.56
growth rate -9.3% 30.6% 0.6% 3.8% 5.4% 198.2% -45.3% 80.6% -25.1%
Total Assets 2,100.52
2,099.21
2,323.78
2,426.56
2,603.41
2,715.13
5,223.10
9,597.95
8,161.21
7,750.77
growth rate -0.1% 10.7% 4.4% 7.3% 4.3% 92.4% 83.8% -15.0% -5.0%
Cash 185.21
233.89
401.19
355.52
361.81
361.43
2,489.77
213.73
2,269.76
1,137.30
growth rate 26.3% 71.5% -11.4% 1.8% -0.1% 588.9% -91.4% 962.0% -49.9%
Inventory 394.04
263.20
294.78
326.82
324.24
330.23
358.36
439.51
450.26
592.78
growth rate -33.2% 12.0% 10.9% -0.8% 1.9% 8.5% 22.7% 2.5% 31.7%
Cur.Liabilities 320.56
267.59
275.85
303.87
291.60
330.53
1,139.89
1,616.69
1,140.10
1,200.93
growth rate -16.5% 3.1% 10.2% -4.0% 13.4% 244.9% 41.8% -29.5% 5.3%
Liabilities 1,321.21
1,186.01
1,251.22
1,221.31
1,214.64
1,482.53
3,734.47
6,196.64
4,218.60
3,933.08
growth rate -10.2% 5.5% -2.4% -0.6% 22.1% 151.9% 65.9% -31.9% -6.8%
LT Debt 552.16
662.54
588.05
645.23
567.52
520.03
798.53
2,223.04
3,142.16
2,121.72
1,415.36
growth rate 20.0% -11.2% 9.7% -12.0% -8.4% 53.6% 178.4% 41.4% -32.5% -33.3%
Equity 1,278.31
779.31
913.20
1,072.55
1,205.25
1,388.77
1,232.59
1,359.47
3,254.39
3,795.06
3,674.55
growth rate -39.0% 17.2% 17.5% 12.4% 15.2% -11.3% 10.3% 139.4% 16.6% -3.2%
Common Shares 97.00
93.00
92.00
92.00
92.00
90.00
84.00
79.00
112.00
113.00
112.00
growth rate -4.1% -1.1% 0.0% 0.0% -2.2% -6.7% -6.0% 41.8% 0.9% -0.9%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 98.74
99.74
100.79
75.48
190.57
280.87
110.58
227.65
196.65
317.70
growth rate 1.0% 1.1% -25.1% 152.5% 47.4% -37.3% 105.9% -13.6% 61.6%
Cash Dividends 40.03
40.87
42.49
37.57
43.78
58.09
66.73
84.10
119.30
135.35
140.56
growth rate 2.1% 4.0% -11.6% 16.5% 32.7% 14.9% 26.0% 41.9% 13.5% 3.8%
Cash From OA 246.36
239.25
271.53
250.93
369.16
370.22
327.88
492.61
360.81
735.52
303.98
growth rate -2.9% 13.5% -7.6% 47.1% 0.3% -11.4% 50.2% -26.8% 103.9% -58.7%
FCF per Share 1.15
2.32
2.52
1.58
1.90
2.55
4.62
1.60
2.44
0.83
growth rate 101.7% 8.6% -37.3% 20.3% 34.2% 81.2% -65.4% 52.5% -66.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 2.71
0.52
9.40
8.24
growth rate -80.9% 1,718.4% -12.4%
FCF 144.00
216.00
258.00
256.00
297.00
208.00
278.00
382.00
133.00
537.00
-14.00
growth rate 50.0% 19.4% -0.8% 16.0% -30.0% 33.7% 37.4% -65.2% 303.8% -100.0%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 1,820.00
1,803.94
1,518.89
1,789.58
2,172.98
2,079.37
1,981.66
2,445.55
2,826.43
2,677.20
3,071.98
growth rate -0.9% -15.8% 17.8% 21.4% -4.3% -4.7% 23.4% 15.6% -5.3% 14.8%
Op.Income 161.52
141.10
304.40
392.18
307.66
441.49
327.40
526.51
511.04
678.14
growth rate -12.6% 115.7% 28.8% -21.6% 43.5% -25.8% 60.8% -2.9% 32.7%
IBT 134.03
121.41
287.21
364.01
283.72
412.33
248.92
338.72
574.90
531.29
growth rate -9.4% 136.6% 26.7% -22.1% 45.3% -39.6% 36.1% 69.7% -7.6%
Net Income 142.00
135.12
239.19
296.98
235.93
312.96
133.32
334.91
643.68
54.85
growth rate -4.8% 77.0% 24.2% -20.6% 32.7% -57.4% 151.2% 92.2% -91.5%
EPS 2.36
2.09
1.94
3.43
4.28
3.47
4.90
1.69
3.00
5.68
0.49
growth rate -11.4% -7.2% 76.8% 24.8% -18.9% 41.2% -65.5% 77.5% 89.3% -91.4%
Gross Profit 622.49
444.35
366.51
561.92
723.24
689.23
652.42
770.85
916.13
970.58
1,164.38
growth rate -28.6% -17.5% 53.3% 28.7% -4.7% -5.3% 18.2% 18.9% 5.9% 20.0%
R&D 49.21
46.13
44.23
58.40
59.76
62.26
88.31
89.19
79.08
78.63
growth rate -6.3% -4.1% 32.0% 2.3% 4.2% 41.8% 1.0% -11.3% -0.6%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 164.71
190.17
184.54
195.34
177.67
growth rate 15.5% -3.0% 5.9% -9.1%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 570.15
619.39
650.38
615.28
592.61
growth rate 8.6% 5.0% -5.4% -3.7%
Acct.Payable 361.94
418.54
481.73
460.44
474.23
growth rate 15.6% 15.1% -4.4% 3.0%
Cur.Assets 2,327.32
2,477.56
2,158.73
2,283.07
2,059.58
growth rate 6.5% -12.9% 5.8% -9.8%
Total Assets 7,523.30
7,750.77
7,556.34
7,538.36
7,487.20
growth rate 3.0% -2.5% -0.2% -0.7%
Cash 1,045.34
1,137.30
692.19
908.14
641.23
growth rate 8.8% -39.1% 31.2% -29.4%
Inventory 610.21
592.78
666.57
665.52
727.38
growth rate -2.9% 12.5% -0.2% 9.3%
Cur.Liabilities 1,103.02
1,200.93
868.86
1,041.66
1,127.01
growth rate 8.9% -27.7% 19.9% 8.2%
Liabilities 3,483.73
3,933.08
3,612.91
3,701.08
3,800.92
growth rate 12.9% -8.1% 2.4% 2.7%
LT Debt 1,407.17
1,415.36
1,436.85
1,406.72
1,411.61
growth rate 0.6% 1.5% -2.1% 0.4%
Equity 3,898.82
3,674.55
3,800.31
3,693.58
3,528.84
growth rate -5.8% 3.4% -2.8% -4.5%
Common Shares 1.11
1.11
1.11
1.08
1.06
growth rate 0.0% 0.2% -2.1% -2.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 89.75
130.18
131.82
149.13
190.73
growth rate 45.1% 1.3% 13.1% 27.9%
Cash Dividends 35.44
35.35
35.38
37.10
36.44
growth rate -0.3% 0.1% 4.9% -1.8%
Cash From OA 129.30
229.14
121.55
102.30
153.08
growth rate 77.2% -47.0% -15.8% 49.6%
Sale Purchase of Stock 3.67
1.23
0.65
growth rate -66.6% -47.4%
FCF 39.55
98.95
-10.26
-46.83
-37.65
growth rate 150.2% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 754.87
857.79
821.63
853.87
777.75
growth rate 13.6% -4.2% 3.9% -8.9%
Op.Income 164.71
190.17
184.54
195.34
177.67
growth rate 15.5% -3.0% 5.9% -9.1%
IBT 148.69
171.15
159.29
390.79
176.65
growth rate 15.1% -6.9% 145.3% -54.8%
Net Income 118.67
-218.37
131.76
302.46
129.75
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 129.6% -57.1%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 288.26
312.81
307.08
312.36
285.24
growth rate 8.5% -1.8% 1.7% -8.7%
R&D 21.76
21.01
20.99
16.07
16.61
growth rate -3.5% -0.1% -23.4% 3.3%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (4.13)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (33.97)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 25.34 25.19 14.07
EPS / Growth 3.12

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 18.4%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 18.4% 18.4% 18.4%
Future PE 14.07 25.40 25.40
Future EPS 16.87 16.87 16.87
Value Price
MOS %
58.66
-25.3%
105.88
34.8%
105.88
34.8%
MOS Price 29.33 52.94 52.94
IRT 9.41 9.41 9.41

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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