SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 12, 2012
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
Registrants Telephone Number, including Area Code: (225) 388-8011
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 12, 2012, Albemarle Corporation (the Company) issued a press release indicating that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on October 1, 2012 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2012. As September 15, 2012 falls on a Saturday, the effective record date for the dividend will be the close of business on Friday, September 14, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: July 12, 2012||By:|| |
/s/ Karen G. Narwold
|Name: Karen G. Narwold|
|Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|