News headlines about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Balchem Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.3870169015677 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Balchem Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st.

Shares of Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) opened at 76.66 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.72 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $75.27 and a 200-day moving average price of $79.15. Balchem Corporation has a 52-week low of $66.20 and a 52-week high of $89.50.

Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The basic materials company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.01. Balchem Corporation had a return on equity of 14.99% and a net margin of 10.99%. The company had revenue of $147.08 million during the quarter. On average, equities analysts predict that Balchem Corporation will post $2.47 EPS for the current year.

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Balchem Corporation Company Profile

Balchem 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.

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