Media coverage about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.0259828825594 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) traded down $0.40 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $82.82. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 23,937 shares, compared to its average volume of 95,855. The company has a current ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Balchem Corporation has a 52 week low of $71.95 and a 52 week high of $89.50. The company has a market cap of $2,697.00, a P/E ratio of 33.31 and a beta of 1.09.
Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $150.72 million for the quarter. Balchem Corporation had a return on equity of 14.68% and a net margin of 11.11%.
Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Balchem Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.
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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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