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Feb
27
2018

Albemarle finishes strong - guiding to continued growth in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2017 highlights: Fourth quarter net sales were $857.8 million , an increase of 23% over the prior year Fourth quarter loss of $218.4 million , or $1.95 per diluted share, included $366.9 million of income tax expense related to the new
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Feb
23
2018

Albemarle Corporation raises dividend for 24th consecutive year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.335 per share, an increase of nearly 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.32 .
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Feb
12
2018

Albemarle Corporation to present at JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , Albemarle Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials
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Jan
18
2018

Albemarle Announces Retirement of Matt Juneau, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations; Names Eric W. Norris As Successor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Matt Juneau , executive vice president, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, is retiring from the company in March 2018 and that it has
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Jan
16
2018

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2017 earnings results on Feb. 27, 2018

Conference call to be held on Feb. 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on
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Dec
19
2017

Albemarle expands FCC product portfolio by launching new Granite™ technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is launching a new technology for the Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst market called Granite™.
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Dec
14
2017

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell portion of Performance Catalysts Solutions to W. R. Grace & Co.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its polyolefin catalysts and components business to W. R. Grace & Co.
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Dec
06
2017

AlkyClean® Technology Wins Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is the recipient of the 44 th Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award for its breakthrough AlkyClean® process technology developed jointly
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Nov
08
2017

Albemarle continues double digit growth in third quarter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2017 highlights: Third quarter net sales were $754.9 million , an increase of 15% over the prior year Third quarter earnings were $118.7 million , or $1.06 per diluted share Third quarter adjusted EBITDA was $209.4 million , an increase
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Nov
06
2017

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 6, 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 January 2, 2018 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2017 .
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Oct
24
2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply Chain and Energy Storage Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Matt Juneau , executive vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, will present at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply
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Oct
17
2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference on November 15

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , chairman, president and chief executive officer and Scott Tozier , executive vice president and chief financial officer, will
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