Balchem Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.74 (+0.61 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $122.84
50-Day Range
MA: $124.92
52-Week Range
Now: $122.84
Volume55,488 shs
Average Volume128,848 shs
Market Capitalization$3.98 billion
P/E Ratio48.17
Dividend Yield0.48%
Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the nutritional, food, pharmaceutical, animal health, medical device sterilization, plant nutrition, and industrial markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Human Nutrition & Health, Animal Nutrition & Health, and Specialty Products. The Human Nutrition & Health segment supplies ingredients in the food and beverage industry. Its products include spray dried and emulsified powders, extrusion and agglomeration, blended lipid systems, liquid flavor delivery systems, juice and dairy bases, chocolate systems, and cereal systems, as well as ice cream bases and variegates. This segment also offers microencapsulation solutions; and human grade choline nutrients and mineral amino acid chelated products for wellness applications. The Animal Nutrition & Health segment provides microencapsulated products to enhance health and milk production in ruminant animals; chelation technology, which offers enhanced nutrient absorption for various species of production and companion animals; and choline chloride, a nutrient for monogastric animal health. The Specialty Products segment offers ethylene oxide primarily for use in the health care industry; and single use canisters with ethylene oxide for sterilizing re-usable devices. This segment also sells propylene oxide, a fumigant to aid in the control of insects and microbiological spoilage, as well as to reduce bacterial and mold contamination in shell and processed nut meats, processed spices, cacao beans, cocoa powder, raisins, figs, and prunes; and chelated minerals for high value crops. The company sells its products through sales force, independent distributors, and sales agents. Balchem Corporation was incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in New Hampton, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BCPC
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$643.71 million
Cash Flow$4.58 per share
Book Value$23.12 per share


Net Income$79.67 million


Market Cap$3.98 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

66th out of 851 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

8th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.74 (+0.61 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Balchem a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Balchem in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Balchem stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Balchem?

Wall Street analysts have given Balchem a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Balchem wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Balchem's next earnings date?

Balchem is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 7th 2021.
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How were Balchem's earnings last quarter?

Balchem Co. (NASDAQ:BCPC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 18th. The basic materials company reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $180.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.33 million. Balchem had a net margin of 12.02% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.01%. Balchem's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.88 EPS.
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How has Balchem's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Balchem's stock was trading at $89.29 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BCPC stock has increased by 37.6% and is now trading at $122.84.
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How often does Balchem pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Balchem?

Balchem announced an annual dividend on Thursday, December 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Friday, January 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.5%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 24th. This is a positive change from Balchem's previous annual dividend of $0.26.
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Is Balchem a good dividend stock?

Balchem pays an annual dividend of $0.58 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.48%. Balchem does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Balchem is 18.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Balchem will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.27% next year. This indicates that Balchem will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BCPC?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Balchem's stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Balchem's stock price to reach $142.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Balchem's key executives?

Balchem's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Theodore L. Harris, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 56, Pay $1.73M)
  • Mr. Carl Martin Bengtsson, CFO & Treasurer
  • Mr. Mark A. Stach, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Jim Hyde, Sr. VP and GM of Human Nutrition & Health

What is Dino A. Rossi's approval rating as Balchem's CEO?

15 employees have rated Balchem CEO Dino A. Rossi on Dino A. Rossi has an approval rating of 85% among Balchem's employees.

Who are some of Balchem's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Balchem own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Balchem investors own include Ecolab (ECL), CVS Health (CVS), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Altria Group (MO), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Analog Devices (ADI) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY).

What is Balchem's stock symbol?

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

Who are Balchem's major shareholders?

Balchem's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.28%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), American Research & Management Co. (0.02%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Balchem stock include David F Ludwig and Scott C Mason.
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Which major investors are selling Balchem stock?

BCPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Private Capital Group LLC, Bath Savings Trust Co, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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Which major investors are buying Balchem stock?

BCPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Everence Capital Management Inc., PBMares Wealth Management LLC, and American Research & Management Co..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Balchem's stock price today?

One share of BCPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.84.

How much money does Balchem make?

Balchem has a market capitalization of $3.98 billion and generates $643.71 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $79.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Balchem have?

Balchem employs 1,342 workers across the globe.

What is Balchem's official website?

The official website for Balchem is

Where are Balchem's headquarters?

Balchem is headquartered at 52 Sunrise Park Road, NEW HAMPTON NY, 10958.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by Staff
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