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Oct
24
2019

Albemarle Corporation Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Revised Full Year 2019 Guidance and 2020 Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it expects third-quarter 2019 diluted earnings per share to be approximately $1.46 and adjusted earnings per share to be $1.53 on net income of approximately $155 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $254 million. The Lithium business performance was impacted by discrete items, which more than offset solid results from both the Bromine and Catalysts businesses.

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Oct
10
2019

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2019 earnings results on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Conference call to be held on Nov. 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third-quarter 2019 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.

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Sep
17
2019

Albemarle Corporation to Attend S&P Global Platts Battery Metals Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Glen Merfeld, Chief Technical Officer, Lithium, will speak at the S&P Global Platts Battery Metals Conference on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in San Francisco.

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Aug
29
2019

Albemarle Corporation to Attend Credit Suisse 32nd Annual Basic Materials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Scott Tozier, Albemarle Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the Credit Suisse 32 nd Annual Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 in New York.

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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 currency exchange impacts...

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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.

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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) that was entered into on December 14, 2018.

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Jul
24
2019

Albemarle Corporation Announces Dividend - July 2019

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 Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

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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 adjusted diluted earnings per share between $6.10 and $6.50
  • Broke ground on Kemerton lithium hydroxide conversion plant in Western Australia, with commissioning expected to start in stages during the course of 2021
  • Increased dividends to shareholders by 10%
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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 of business as of June 14, 2019.

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