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NASDAQ:BCPCBalchem Stock Price, Forecast & News

$102.76
-0.07 (-0.07 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$102.15
Now: $102.76
$104.29
50-Day Range
$87.34
MA: $96.86
$103.46
52-Week Range
$78.30
Now: $102.76
$113.93
Volume125,400 shs
Average Volume146,239 shs
Market Capitalization$3.32 billion
P/E Ratio40.62
Dividend Yield0.51%
Beta0.62
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. Its products include creamer and chocolate systems, dairy replacers, powdered fats, nutritional beverage bases, beverages, juice and dairy bases, ice cream bases and variegates, cereals, grain based snacks, and cereal based ingredients. This segment also offers microencapsulation solutions; and human grade choline nutrients and mineral amino acid chelated products for wellness applications. Its 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 company's 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. It 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's Industrial Products segment provides choline chloride derivatives for hydraulic fracturing of shale natural gas wells; and methylamines, which are building blocks for the manufacture of choline products, as well as used in industrial applications. The company sells its products through sales force, independent distributors, and sales agents. Balchem Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in New Hampton, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.32 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$643.71 million
Cash Flow$4.65 per share
Book Value$24.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$79.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,424
Market Cap$3.32 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$102.76
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(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Balchem's stock price 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. Since then, BCPC shares have increased by 15.1% and is now trading at $102.76.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Balchem?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Balchem in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Balchem's next earnings date?

Balchem is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Balchem's earnings last quarter?

Balchem Co. (NASDAQ:BCPC) posted its earnings results on Friday, July, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.30. The basic materials company earned $173.36 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $161.35 million. Balchem had a net margin of 12.18% and a return on equity of 14.32%. Balchem's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.77 earnings per share.
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How often does Balchem pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Balchem?

Balchem declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share on Friday, January 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 27th. This is an increase from Balchem's previous annual dividend of $0.47.
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What price target have analysts set for BCPC?

2 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Balchem's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $126.00. On average, they expect Balchem's share price to reach $113.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Balchem been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BCPC stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Balchem earned a coverage optimism score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Balchem?

Balchem saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 433,300 shares, a decline of 12.4% from the July 15th total of 494,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 167,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), AbbVie (ABBV), CVS Health (CVS), IBM (IBM), Lowe's Companies (LOW), AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Mcdonald's (MCD), Altria Group (MO) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK).

Who are Balchem's key executives?

Balchem's management team includes the following 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

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.75%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.58%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.79%), FMR LLC (1.26%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.16%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.12%). Company insiders that own Balchem stock include Daniel E Knutson, 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 Wasatch Advisors Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, ProShare Advisors LLC, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Balchem stock?

BCPC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of Montreal Can, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., GW&K Investment Management LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Balchem stock in the last two years include Daniel E Knutson, and Scott C Mason.
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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 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 $102.76.

How big of a company is Balchem?

Balchem has a market capitalization of $3.32 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. Balchem employs 1,424 workers across the globe.

What is Balchem's official website?

The official website for Balchem is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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