This is what analysts have to say about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) after last week.

December 7, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

 This is what analysts have to say about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) after last week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 20 investors sold Balchem Corporation shares while 56 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 26.48 million shares or 2.22% less from 27.08 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Goldman Sachs holds 40,327 shares. The Illinois-based Northern Tru has invested 0.01% in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC). 3.63 million were reported by Brown Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Company. Ameritas Prtn, a Nebraska-based fund reported 2,718 shares. 9,393 are owned by Aperio Grp Inc Ltd Liability Co. Comerica Retail Bank holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) for 33,692 shares. Massmutual Fsb Adv invested in 0% or 300 shares. Us Fincl Bank De invested 0% in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC). Macquarie Grp owns 351,899 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Moreover, Nationwide Fund has 0.08% invested in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) for 263,297 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.72% in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC). Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 1,658 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has invested 0% in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC). Millennium Mngmt Lc has invested 0% in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC). Bb&T Corporation has 2,586 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $207,334 activity.

Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Balchem had 3 analyst reports since March 8, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) earned “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, March 8. Pivotal Research maintained Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) on Friday, August 4 with “Sell” rating. Pivotal Research downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $60 target in Friday, November 4 report. Below is a list of Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/08/2017 Broker: Pivotal Research Rating: Sell New Target: $60.0000 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $84.53. About 69,983 shares traded. Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) has risen 37.77% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.07% the S&P500.

Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.71 billion. The companyÂ’s Human Nutrition & Health segment offers creamer systems, dairy replacers, powdered fats, nutritional beverage bases, beverages, juice and dairy bases, chocolate systems, ice cream bases and variegates, cereals, grain based snacks, and cereal based ingredients; microencapsulation solutions; and human grade choline nutrients and mineral amino acid chelated products for wellness applications. It has a 42.69 P/E ratio. The Company’s Animal Nutrition & Health segment provides microencapsulated products that enhance health and milk production in ruminant animals; chelation technology, which provides enhanced nutrient absorption for species; and choline chloride, an essential nutrient for monogastric animal health.

More notable recent Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Balchem Corporation Reports Third Quarter Sales of $150.7 Million with Record …” on November 07, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Health Products Drive Balchem Corporation’s Growth” published on March 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Balchem’s (BCPC) CEO Ted Harris on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 13, 2017. More interesting news about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Balchem Corporation Acquires Innovative Food Processors, Inc.” published on June 02, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Balchem Corporation Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Second Quarter …” with publication date: July 25, 2017.

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