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Raising Albemarle FVE to $270 On Higher Lithium Price Outlook; Shares Undervalued

Seth Goldstein, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Seth Goldstein, CFA |

Albemarle reported strong first-quarter results. Adjusted EBITDA was up 88% versus the same quarter a year prior driven by higher lithium and bromine prices. We have increased our near- and medium-term outlook for Albemarle amid higher lithium prices.

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Albemarle is the world's largest lithium producer. Our outlook for robust lithium demand is predicated upon increased demand for electric vehicle batteries. Albemarle produces lithium from its salt brine deposits in Chile and the U.S. and its hard rock joint venture mines in Australia. Albemarle is also a global leader in the production of bromine, used in flame retardants. The company is also a major producer of oil refining catalysts.

4250 Congress Street, Suite 900
Charlotte, NC, 28209
T +1 980 299-5700
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 6,000

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