|Day Low/High||84.01 / 87.64|
|52 Wk Low/High||84.01 / 138.67|
Celanese is upgraded at Goldman Sachs to Buy from Neutral, while Lamar Advertising is upgraded at Citigroup to Hold from Sell.
Clorox's target and estimates are lowered at Goldman Sachs, while CBS' estimates and price target are raised at UBS.
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $69.90, above its previous 52-week high of $69.88 with 353,791 shares traded as of 11:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 957,000 shares over the past 30 days.
Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases
These chemical stocks are likely to report strong quarterly earnings, according to analysts.
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $65.90, above its previous 52-week high of $60.99 with 382,720 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 903,600 shares over the past 30 days.
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it changed hands at $60.86 compared with its previous 52-week high of $60.70. Albemarle is currently trading at $60.84 with 26,171 shares changing hands as of 9:46 a.m.
The ex-dividend date for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is tomorrow, March 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $54.70 as of 10:21 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.2%.
QE2 is a reason to be bullish, Roosevelt fund manager says.
Johnson & Johnson is downgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight from Overweight.
Cramer was bullish about the market after a wave of encouraging news topped by the SEC's settlement with Goldman Sachs.
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Ahead of the Bell: Albemarle CEO says demand in industry appears to be stabilizing
MeadWestvaco, Albemarle to jointly develop carbon used to remove mercury from power plants
Analysts boosts rating on specialty chemical sector, saying global economy approaching rebound
Disappointing news on the cholesterol drug Vytorin is taxing shares of Schering-Plough.
The specialty chemicals maker trades at just 13 times expected 2008 earnings.
AllianceBernstein and Albemarle lead this week's list of top-rated company stocks.
AllianceBernstein and Precision Castparts head this week's list of top-rated companies.
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Precision Castparts, Wimm Bill Dann and Volvo top this week's list of top-rated companies.
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