Shares of Albemarle Corp. ALB, +0.93% inched 0.93% higher to $205.90 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.33% rising 0.33% to 4,151.32 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 33,987.18.
This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains.
Albemarle Corp. closed $128.65 below its 52-week high ($334.55), which the company reached on November 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Avantor Inc. AVTR, +2.42% rose 2.42% to $21.19.
Trading volume (3.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.