Media coverage about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Balchem Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.5459089450287 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Balchem Corporation (BCPC) traded up $1.86 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $86.71. 125,157 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 95,987. The company has a market cap of $2,671.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.99 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Balchem Corporation has a 12-month low of $71.95 and a 12-month high of $89.50.

Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $150.72 million during the quarter. Balchem Corporation had a net margin of 11.11% and a return on equity of 14.68%.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Balchem Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.

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About Balchem Corporation

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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