Balchem Company Profile (NASDAQ:BCPC)

About Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)

Balchem logoBalchem Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, medical sterilization and industrial markets. The Company operates in four segments: Human Nutrition & Health, Animal Nutrition & Health, Specialty Products and Industrial Products. The Human Nutrition & Health segment supplies ingredients in the food and beverage industry, providing solutions in powder, solid and liquid flavor delivery systems, spray dried emulsified powder systems and cereal systems. The Animal Nutrition & Health segment provides nutritional products derived from its microencapsulation and chelation technologies in addition to basic choline chloride. The Specialty Products segment sells ethylene oxide as a sterilant gas primarily for use in the healthcare industry. The Industrial Products segment includes the manufacture and sale of methylamines.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BCPC
  • CUSIP: 05766520
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,866,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $79.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $81.88
  • 52 Week Range: $57.05 - $89.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.56
  • P/E Growth: 1.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $555.79 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.59
  • Book Value: $17.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.70
  • Annual Dividend: $0.38
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBIDTA: $137.21 million
  • Net Margins: 10.22%
  • Return on Equity: 16.35%
  • Return on Assets: 8.53%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.52%
  • Current Ratio: 2.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.57%
  • Average Volume: 112,083 shs.
  • Beta: 0.9
  • Short Ratio: 9.38

Frequently Asked Questions for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)

What is Balchem's stock symbol?

Balchem trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BCPC."

How often does Balchem pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Balchem?

Balchem announced an annual dividend on Thursday, December 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 27th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, January 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 22nd. This is an increase from Balchem's previous annual dividend of $0.26. View Balchem's Dividend History.

How were Balchem's earnings last quarter?

Balchem Co. (NASDAQ:BCPC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.02. The business earned $137.73 million during the quarter. Balchem had a return on equity of 16.35% and a net margin of 10.22%. View Balchem's Earnings History.

Where is Balchem's stock going? Where will Balchem's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Balchem's shares. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Balchem's stock price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Balchem.

Who are some of Balchem's key competitors?

How do I buy Balchem stock?

Shares of Balchem can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Balchem stock cost?

One share of Balchem stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.98.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $60.00 (24.98% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/4/2016Pivotal ResearchDowngradeHold -> Sell$65.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
3/8/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/2/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$73.00 -> $71.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Earnings by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.61$0.59$137.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q4 2016$0.65$0.67$140.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q3 2016$0.65$0.61$138.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q2$0.65$0.66$134.77 million$138.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$0.62$0.58$150.10 million$135.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q4$0.57$0.66$144.70 million$132.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.60$0.61$150.53 million$140.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.56$0.62$148.87 million$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.59$0.62$147.90 million$144.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.59$0.61$153.00 million$162.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.51$0.49$157.00 million$160.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q2 14$0.46$0.53$132.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014$0.36$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q212$0.41$0.38$86.75 million$87.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.39$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.31$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.80 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Most Recent Dividend:1/20/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.38
Dividend Yield:0.48%
Payout Ratio:21.84% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.96% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.57% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.24%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.53%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/13/2017William A BackusCFOSell48,500$83.60$4,054,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017William A BackusCFOSell14,000$86.88$1,216,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Edward McmillanDirectorSell1,550$85.00$131,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Dino A. RossiDirectorSell16,762$84.68$1,419,406.16View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Dino A. RossiDirectorSell16,400$77.85$1,276,740.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,400$78.57$1,288,548.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Matthew David HoustonGeneral CounselSell4,000$67.83$271,320.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,400$68.26$1,119,464.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Edward McmillanDirectorSell1,500$69.75$104,625.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016William A BackusCFOSell12,000$68.64$823,680.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,400$65.31$1,071,084.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,600$62.31$1,034,346.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Edward McmillanDirectorSell3,076$60.25$185,329.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell32,400$59.35$1,922,940.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell200$58.39$11,678.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Matthew David HoustonGeneral CounselSell5,000$62.51$312,550.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,400$63.15$1,035,660.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016Dino A RossiDirectorSell16,400$59.68$978,752.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015Dino A. RossiChairmanSell14,600$58.81$858,626.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Dino A RossiChairmanSell14,600$60.58$884,468.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Dino A RossiChairmanSell7,300$55.58$405,734.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Dino A RossiChairmanSell7,300$55.04$401,792.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015David F LudwigVPSell15,000$55.05$825,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,935$61.20$914,022.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Dino A RossiCEOSell14,600$60.45$882,570.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015David F LudwigVPSell15,000$59.66$894,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$57.10$799,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015David F LudwigVPSell15,000$56.51$847,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Dino A RossiChairmanSell14,600$57.72$842,712.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015David F LudwigVPSell28,500$58.14$1,656,990.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2015David F LudwigVPSell1,500$58.26$87,390.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$55.43$776,020.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Dino A RossiCEOSell14,600$55.90$816,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$56.07$784,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Dino A RossiCEOSell14,600$58.11$848,406.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015David F LudwigVPSell15,000$58.16$872,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$57.85$809,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Dino A RossiCEOSell14,600$54.34$793,364.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$60.59$848,260.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015David F LudwigVPSell15,000$61.43$921,450.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Dino A RossiCEOSell24,200$61.19$1,480,798.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$63.01$882,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014David F LudwigVPSell15,000$63.34$950,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell24,400$64.92$1,584,048.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell24,400$63.97$1,560,868.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$64.62$904,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell24,400$54.56$1,331,264.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$54.82$767,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell36,400$54.95$2,000,180.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell19,800$53.25$1,054,350.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickVPSell14,000$49.68$695,520.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell17,000$53.48$909,160.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell12,200$53.42$651,724.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell24,400$53.38$1,302,472.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell14,000$53.43$748,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell14,000$52.44$734,160.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell21,003$62.00$1,302,186.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell14,000$55.24$773,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$50.10$751,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell14,000$51.48$720,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014David F LudwigVPSell13,500$50.74$684,990.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2014Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$56.82$852,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Frank FitzpatrickCFOBuy14,000$11.87$166,180.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014David F LudwigVPSell13,500$56.05$756,675.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$57.80$867,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Elaine R WedralDirectorSell8,243$57.13$470,922.59View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Edward McmillanDirectorSell8,000$58.40$467,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013John Y TelevantosDirectorSell2,000$57.23$114,460.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013David F LudwigVPSell13,500$57.39$774,765.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell13,500$57.38$774,630.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$57.38$860,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013David F LudwigVPSell13,500$52.76$712,260.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$50.43$756,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013John Y TelevantosDirectorSell4,000$49.60$198,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Edward McmillanDirectorSell33,488$49.79$1,667,367.52View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013David F LudwigVPSell13,500$49.38$666,630.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell13,500$47.77$644,895.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$50.18$752,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013David F LudwigVPSell24,538$52.54$1,289,226.52View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013John Y TelevantosDirectorSell5,000$52.79$263,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell22,198$34.28$760,947.44View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$47.04$705,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell13,500$45.21$610,335.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Dino A RossiCEOSell15,000$45.49$682,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Elaine R WedralDirectorSell4,488$46.00$206,448.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Elaine R WedralDirectorSell4,000$45.96$183,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Dana E PutnamInsiderSell36,645$47.25$1,731,476.25View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Frank FitzpatrickCFOSell13,500$47.90$646,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Matthew David HoustonGeneral CounselSell41,229$43.16$1,779,443.64View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Paul D CoombsDirectorBuy6,000$32.41$194,460.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Latest Headlines for Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC)
DateHeadline logoEdited Transcript of BCPC earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 15 at 8:51 AM logoBalchem Co. (BCPC) Announces Earnings Results - May 10 at 10:20 PM logoBlachem posts 1Q profit - May 9 at 3:52 PM logoBalchem Reports Record Earnings in First Quarter - May 9 at 3:52 PM logoBalchem Corporation Reports Record First Quarter Net Earnings of $15.5 Million and First Quarter Adjusted Net Earnings of $18.9 Million - May 9 at 8:54 AM logoBalchem (BCPC) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.35 - May 4 at 8:00 AM logoBalchem Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:BCPC) : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 8:58 PM logoBalchem Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BCPC-US : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 10:50 AM logoFavorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Balchem (BCPC) Stock Price - April 29 at 2:27 PM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for First Quarter Financial Results on May 9, 2017 - April 28 at 4:49 PM logoBalchem (BCPC) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 24 at 6:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to Balchem Corp. : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 4:09 PM logoBalchem (BCPC) Getting Very Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 18 at 11:28 AM logoBalchem Co. (BCPC) Short Interest Update - March 29 at 8:02 AM logoBALCHEM CORP Financials - March 4 at 4:22 PM logoHealth Products Drive Balchem Corporation's Growth - March 1 at 4:13 PM logoEdited Transcript of BCPC earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT - March 1 at 3:48 PM logoBALCHEM CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 1 at 3:48 PM logoBalchem's (BCPC) CEO Ted Harris on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 1 at 7:49 AM logoBalchem Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Net Earnings of $15.9 Million with Record Fourth Quarter Adjusted EBITDA of $37.7 Million - February 28 at 12:29 PM logoQ4 2016 Balchem Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 28 at 12:29 PM logoBALCHEM CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statement - February 22 at 8:53 PM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Fourth Quarter ... - February 18 at 9:55 AM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Fourth Quarter Financial Results on February 28, 2017 - February 17 at 6:17 PM logo3 Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into at Least $3.68 Million - February 13 at 4:24 PM logoBalchem: Expect Average Growth Moving Forward - February 9 at 4:03 PM logo[$$] LBO Focus: Private Equity Whets Appetite for Ingredients Deals - February 1 at 4:01 PM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Dividend - December 15 at 3:44 PM logo11:31 am Balchem increases dividend to $0.38/share from $0.34/share - December 15 at 3:44 PM logoBALCHEM CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - December 15 at 3:44 PM logoBalchem declares $0.38 dividend - December 15 at 11:48 AM logoMariko Gordon Adds 5 New Holdings to Portfolio - November 21 at 3:43 PM logoBalchem Corporation Sees Steady Health and Nutrition Growth - November 8 at 10:24 AM logoBalchem's (BCPC) CEO Ted Harris on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - November 5 at 11:44 AM logoEdited Transcript of BCPC earnings conference call or presentation 4-Nov-16 3:00pm GMT - November 5 at 11:44 AM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Third Quarter Financial Results on November … - October 29 at 3:45 PM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Third - October 28 at 3:30 PM logoBalchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Third Quarter Financial Results on November 4, 2016 - October 27 at 9:21 PM logoBALCHEM CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - September 20 at 5:55 PM logoBalchem Announces Board Selection of Theodore Harris as Chairman - September 19 at 4:43 PM



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