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Aug
07
2019

Albemarle reports second quarter growth and raises full year EPS guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2019 highlights: Net sales were $885.1 million , an increase of 4% over the prior year; earnings were $1.45 per diluted share Adjusted diluted EPS was $1.55 , an increase of 14% over the prior year Adjusted EBITDA increased 6%, excluding

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Aug
06
2019

Albemarle Corporation to host 2019 Investor Day on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its plans to host an Investor Day on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 , in New York City . Albemarle CEO Luke Kissam and Executive Vice President and Chief

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Jul
31
2019

Albemarle Announces Amendment to its Definitive Agreement with Mineral Resources Limited to Form Lithium Joint Venture in Western Australia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today amendments to its transaction with Mineral Resources Limited ( MRL ) (ASX: MIN) under the Asset Sale and Share Subscription Agreement ( Agreement

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Jul
24
2019

Albemarle Corporation Announces Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a dividend of $0.3675 per share. The dividend, which has an annualized rate of $1.47 , is payable Oct. 1, 2019 , to shareholders of record at the close of

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Jul
23
2019

Glenda Minor, Holly Van Deursen Appointed to Albemarle Corporation Board of Directors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Glenda Minor and Holly Van Deursen to the Board, effective July 23, 2019 .

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Jul
11
2019

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2019 earnings results on Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Conference call to be held on August 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2019 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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May
08
2019

Albemarle continues to deliver year over year revenue growth

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2019 highlights: First quarter net sales were $832.1 million ; earnings were $1.26 per diluted share Net sales grew 6% and adjusted diluted EPS by 4%, excluding foreign exchange and divested businesses Confirmed full year outlook of

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May
08
2019

Albemarle Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.3675 per share. The dividend, which has an annualized rate of $1.47 , is payable July 1, 2019 , to shareholders of record at the close

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May
02
2019

Albemarle Chief Information Officer named as 2019 CIO Hall of Fame member

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announces that Chief Information Officer (CIO) Patrick Thompson has been named to the 2019 CIO Hall of Fame from IDG's CIO, the executive-level information

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Apr
30
2019

Albemarle Corporation to Attend Bernstein's 35th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today Luke Kissam , Albemarle CEO, Scott Tozier , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David Ryan , Vice President, Corporate Strategy

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Apr
29
2019

Albemarle Corporation to Attend UBS Boston Chemicals Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today Scott Tozier , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David Ryan , Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, and

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Apr
04
2019

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2019 earnings results on Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Conference call to be held on May 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2019 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday,

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Mar
28
2019

Albemarle Corporation Expects Lithium Volume Shift from Q1; Reaffirms Full Year Guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that its Lithium segment expects a shift of approximately 3,000 – 3,500 metric tons on an LCE basis in volume from Q1 2019 to subsequent quarters

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Feb
26
2019

Albemarle Corporation Raises Dividend for 25th Consecutive Year, Continues Commitment to Returning Shareholder Value

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has declared a dividend of $0.3675 per share, an increase of 10 percent over the previous quarterly dividend and representing a rate of $1.47 on an annualized basis.

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Feb
20
2019

Albemarle ends 2018 strong; projecting continued growth in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2018 highlights: Fourth quarter net sales were $921.7 million , an increase of 7% over the prior year; earnings were $129.6 million , or $1.21 per diluted share, an increase of 162% over the prior year Fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA was

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Jan
28
2019

Albemarle Corporation to Attend 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , Albemarle CEO, will speak at the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Conference on Wednesday,

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Jan
24
2019

Albemarle and Corfo announce resolution in Chile

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that the company has reached an agreement with the Chilean Economic Development Agency (Corfo) on the process for establishing and validating the

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Jan
16
2019

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2018 earnings results on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019

Conference call to be held on Feb. 21, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2018 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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Jan
02
2019

Albemarle Begins Earthworks at Kemerton Project, Remains On-Target in Western Australia Expansions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has begun earthworks at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, in Western Australia , for the construction of the company's Kemerton

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