Top Versus Top: Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

earnings estimates

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) closed at $80.12 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.48%, whereas, it previously closed at $78.18. The company has a market capitalization of $8.57 Billion. The company traded shares of 3.04 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.61 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) produced diluted EPS of 5.19. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 4.93 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.75. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 45.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 4.93% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 11.1% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 4.8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is at 15.44 while the forward p/e is at 16.26. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) stands at 2.44 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.21. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) are reported at 0.8 and 1.4 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) stands at 7.2, 15.4 and 14.1 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is reported at 3.52 Billion with income of 552.5 Million. The outstanding shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) are 106.97 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 97.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.21 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is ticked at 0.4%, the figure is plummeted -7.69% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 73.63. The 52 week high of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is placed at 93.14 and 52 week low is standing at 58.63.

Performance wise the shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) rose up 12.56% for the week, it also rise 20.25% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 18.05%. The shares increase 10.3% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) grew 8.8% for the yearly performance.

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)