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NASDAQ:BCPC - Balchem Stock Price, Forecast & News

$102.49
+1.09 (+1.07 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$101.88
Now: $102.49
$103.33
50-Day Range
$98.26
MA: $101.03
$105.25
52-Week Range
$73.16
Now: $102.49
$106.56
Volume131,444 shs
Average Volume94,418 shs
Market Capitalization$3.30 billion
P/E Ratio34.05
Dividend Yield0.46%
Beta1.18
Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, medical sterilization, and industrial markets in the United States and internationally. The company's Human Nutrition & Health segment supplies ingredients in the food and beverage industry. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BCPC
CUSIP05766520
CIK9326
Phone845-326-5600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$643.68 million
Cash Flow$4.46 per share
Book Value$21.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$78.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,135
Market Cap$3.30 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Wednesday, December 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, January 18th. This represents a yield of 0.59%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 24th. This is an increase from Balchem's previous annual dividend of $0.42. View Balchem's Dividend History.

How were Balchem's earnings last quarter?

Balchem Co. (NASDAQ:BCPC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $158.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $166.42 million. Balchem had a net margin of 12.43% and a return on equity of 14.01%. The company's revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share. View Balchem's Earnings History.

When is Balchem's next earnings date?

Balchem is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Balchem.

What price target have analysts set for BCPC?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Balchem's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate Balchem's share price to reach $105.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Balchem.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Balchem?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Balchem in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Balchem.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Balchem stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Balchem stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Balchem Corporation provides state-of-the-art solutions and the finest quality products for a range of industries worldwide. Balchem Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products. The Human Nutrition & Health segment delivers customized food and beverage ingredient systems, as well as key nutrients into a variety of applications across the food, supplement and pharmaceutical industries. The Animal Nutrition & Health segment manufactures and supplies products to numerous animal health markets. Through Specialty Products, Balchem provides specialty-packaged chemicals for use in healthcare and other industries, and also provides chelated minerals to the micronutrient agricultural market. The Industrial Products segment manufactures and supplies certain derivative products into industrial applications. " (11/7/2019)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "Valuation methodology, risks and uncertainties. We utilize a comparable universe-derived EV-to-EBITDA multiple approach. EV-to-EBITDA multiple to our 2019 diluted EBITDA per share of $3.64, we derive a target of $110 per share. Risks include, but are not limited to: (1) slower-than-anticipated growth in Balchem’s base businesses; (2) a global fracking industry slowdown; (3) inability to launch new nutrition segment products; and (4) failure by Balchem’s partner Curemark to obtain approval for its autism drug candidate." (5/6/2019)

Has Balchem been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BCPC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Balchem earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Balchem.

Are investors shorting Balchem?

Balchem saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 739,100 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the September 15th total of 700,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 111,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.6 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Balchem's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Balchem's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Balchem own?

Who are Balchem's key executives?

Balchem's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Theodore L. Harris, Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. William A. Backus CPA, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark A. Stach, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. David F. Ludwig, VP & Gen. Mang. of Industrial Products (Age 61)
  • Mr. Carl Martin Bengtsson, Chief Financial Officer

Who are Balchem's major shareholders?

Balchem's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.94%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.53%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.21%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.15%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.67%) and Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.40%). Company insiders that own Balchem stock include Daniel E Knutson, David F Ludwig and Scott C Mason. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Balchem.

Which institutional investors are selling Balchem stock?

BCPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Barclays PLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC and Bath Savings Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Balchem.

Which institutional investors are buying Balchem stock?

BCPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GW&K Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Comerica Bank, Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Rhumbline Advisers and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought Balchem stock in the last two years include Daniel E Knutson and Scott C Mason. View Insider Buying and Selling for Balchem.

How do I buy shares of Balchem?

Shares of BCPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Balchem's stock price today?

One share of BCPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $102.49.

How big of a company is Balchem?

Balchem has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion and generates $643.68 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $78.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.01 on an earnings per share basis. Balchem employs 1,135 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Balchem.

What is Balchem's official website?

The official website for Balchem is http://www.balchem.com/.

How can I contact Balchem?

Balchem's mailing address is 52 Sunrise Park Road, NEW HAMPTON NY, 10958. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 845-326-5600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Balchem (NASDAQ BCPC)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  576
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Balchem and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BCPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BCPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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