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Jun
27
2017

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2017 earnings results on August 7, 2017

Conference call to be held on August 8, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on Monday, August 7, 2017.

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Jun
26
2017

Laurie Brlas elected to Albemarle Corporation board of directors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that its board of directors has elected Laurie Brlas to the board, effective June 23 , 2017. Brlas will also serve as a member of the board's Audit & Finance Committee and Nominating & Governance Committee.

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May
24
2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Scott Tozier , will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit in Chicago on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 3:10 p.m. EDT. Tozier's presentation is part of the larger two-day conference comprised of keynote addresses, company presentations, panel discussions as well as one-on-one and small group meetings with investors. In addition to Tozier, Sharon McGee, Vice President, Investor Relations, and Jim LaBauve, Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, will be in attendance.

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May
11
2017

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend - June 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share.  The dividend is payable July 3, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2017 .

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May
03
2017

Albemarle reports 10% growth in first quarter 2017 net sales

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2017 highlights: First quarter earnings were $51.2 million , or $0.45 per diluted share First quarter adjusted EBITDA was $211.4 million , an increase of 10% over the prior year; adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.05, an increase of 11% over the prior year.

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Apr
19
2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Scott Tozier, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. EDT. In addition to Tozier, Matt Juneau, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, and Sharon McGee, Vice President, Corporate Development, will be in attendance and available for one-on-one investor meetings.

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Apr
05
2017

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2017 earnings results on May 3, 2017

Conference call to be held on May 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

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Mar
17
2017

Albemarle executive named one of Charlotte's top Women in Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announces that executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, Karen G. Narwold , has been selected as a winner of the 2017 Women in Business Achievement Awards for the Charlotte region. Sponsored by the Charlotte Business Journal, this annual awards program is intended to identify and honor the area's most influential business women and specifically recognizes those who are making a difference in the workplace and blazing trails for others.

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Mar
16
2017

Albemarle Hosts Investor Day Today in New York City: March 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, will discuss its strategy to capture growth, maximize profitability and drive shareholder value at its 2017 Investor Day today at 8:30 a.m.

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Mar
16
2017

Albemarle positioned to double lithium concentrate production at Greenbushes facility

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Talison, a joint venture between Albemarle and Tianqi Lithium Corporation , has approved the expansion of lithium concentrate production at its Greenbushes, Australia spodumene mine. Greenbushes is the world's largest active lithium mine. It has the largest hard rock lithium reserve, and contains the highest concentration of lithium oxide available of any active mine.

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Feb
27
2017

Albemarle reports strong 2016 earnings finish and record cash flow from operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2016 highlights: Fourth quarter earnings were $602.1 million , or $5.30 per diluted share, including $546.3 million in after-tax gains related to the sale of the Chemetall Surface Treatment business Fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA was $187.4 million, an increase of 12% over the prior year, excluding the impact of divestitures...

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Feb
23
2017

Albemarle raises dividend for 23rd consecutive year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.305 . The dividend, which has a new annualized rate of $1.28, is payable April 3, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of March 15, 2017. This increase marks the 23rd consecutive year that Albemarle has raised its quarterly dividend.

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