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BCPC

Balchem NasdaqGS:BCPC Stock Report

Last Price

US$120.52

Market Cap

US$3.9b

7D

1.4%

1Y

-6.8%

Updated

21 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BCPC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

BCPC Stock Overview

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.

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 10.87% per year

Earnings have grown 5% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for BCPC from our risk checks.

Balchem Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Balchem
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$120.52
52 Week HighUS$174.29
52 Week LowUS$114.79
Beta0.66
1 Month Change-9.77%
3 Month Change-12.67%
1 Year Change-6.81%
3 Year Change28.42%
5 Year Change50.69%
Change since IPO76,167.38%

Recent News & Updates

May 18
Balchem Corporation's (NASDAQ:BCPC) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 17% Below Its Share Price

Balchem Corporation's (NASDAQ:BCPC) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 17% Below Its Share Price

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May 02
Does Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Does Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

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Mar 28
Does Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Does Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

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Shareholder Returns

BCPCUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D1.4%0.4%-2.7%
1Y-6.8%-4.1%-12.9%

Return vs Industry: BCPC underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BCPC exceeded the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BCPC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BCPC volatility
BCPC Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: BCPC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BCPC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19671,327Ted Harrishttps://www.balchem.com

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.

Balchem Fundamentals Summary

How do Balchem's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BCPC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$3.87b
Earnings (TTM)US$101.62m
Revenue (TTM)US$842.23m

38.1x

P/E Ratio

4.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BCPC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$842.23m
Cost of RevenueUS$586.28m
Gross ProfitUS$255.95m
Other ExpensesUS$154.33m
EarningsUS$101.62m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)3.16
Gross Margin30.39%
Net Profit Margin12.07%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.7%

How did BCPC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.5%

Current Dividend Yield

20%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Balchem undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


38.09x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BCPC ($120.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($99.84)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BCPC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BCPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (16.9x).

PE vs Market: BCPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.1x) compared to the US market (15.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BCPC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BCPC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.3x).


Future Growth

How is Balchem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


10.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BCPC's forecast earnings growth (10.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: BCPC's earnings (10.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BCPC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: BCPC's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BCPC's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BCPC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Balchem performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


5.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BCPC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BCPC's current net profit margins (12.1%) are lower than last year (12.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BCPC's earnings have grown by 5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BCPC's earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BCPC earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 31.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BCPC's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Balchem's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BCPC's short term assets ($319.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($123.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: BCPC's short term assets ($319.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($197.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BCPC's net debt to equity ratio (7.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BCPC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 49.6% to 14.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BCPC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (98.7%).

Interest Coverage: BCPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (59.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Balchem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


0.53%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BCPC's dividend (0.53%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: BCPC's dividend (0.53%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BCPC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: BCPC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: BCPC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: BCPC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ted Harris (56 yo)

7.08yrs

Tenure

US$5,761,673

Compensation

Mr. Theodore L. Harris, also known as Ted, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Balchem Corporation since April 28, 2015. He serves as an Independent Director of Pentair Plc since April 30...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ted's total compensation ($USD5.76M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.90M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ted's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BCPC's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BCPC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Balchem Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Balchem Corporation
  • Ticker: BCPC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$3.871b
  • Shares outstanding: 32.12m
  • Website: https://www.balchem.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Balchem Corporation
  • 52 Sunrise Park Road
  • New Hampton
  • New York
  • 10958
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.