Balchem Corporation Stock Earnings Report NASDAQ:BCPC
Current P/E ratio: 49.57 | Price (July 30, 2021, EOD): $134.89 (Find current average P/E ratios for all sectors below)
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About Balchem Corporation
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 companys SensoryEffects 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; and microencapsulation solutions for various applications, including food, pharmaceutical, and nutritional ingredients. It also provides human grade choline nutrient products for use in wellness applications. Its Animal Nutrition & Health segment offers 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. The companys Specialty Products segment offers ethylene oxide primarily for use in the health care industry; and single use canisters with ethylene oxide for sterilizing re-usable devices. It also sells propylene oxide, a fumigant to aid in the control of insects and microbiological spoilage; to reduce bacterial and mold contamination in shell and processed nut meats, processed spices, cacao beans, cocoa powder, raisins, figs, and prunes; and to customers seeking smaller quantities and whose requirements include utilization in various chemical synthesis applications. Its Industrial Products segment provides derivatives of choline chloride for use in industrial applications; and methylamines, which acts as a building block for the manufacture of choline products, as well as used in industrial applications. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent distributors, and sales agents. Balchem Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in New Hampton, New York.
Last 3 Quarters for BCPC Premium
Below you can see how BCPC performed 4 days prior and 4 days after releasing the earnings report. Also, you can see the pre-estimates and the actual earnings. This information can give you a slight idea of what you might expect for the next quarter's release.
What Is an Earnings Report?
An earnings report is usually issued quarterly (Q1, Q2, Q3 & Q4) by public companies to report their performance. Earnings reports typically include net income, earnings per share, earnings from continuing operations, and net sales. Looking at the earnings report investors can start gauge the financial health of the company and make even better decisions whether to buy, sell, or stay in the company. Fundamental analysts and value investors will typically hunt for stocks that continue to show good financial ratios and use a decline as an exit point. One of the most anticipated numbers for analysis is earnings per share because it indicates how much the company earned for its shareholders. The report will also indicate a possible dividend.
Earnings Report Content
Earnings reports generally provide an update of all three financial statements, including the income statement, the balance sheet, and the cash flow statement. These figures are typically measured against previous quarters/years. Furthermore, the earnings report usually includes a summary and analysis from the CEO or company spokesman, alongside a more general view of the financials and future forecast.
What To Know About Earnings Reports
Announcement of earnings for a stock, particularly for well followed large-capitalization stocks, can move the market. Stock prices can fluctuate wildly on days when the quarterly earnings report is released. Despite good reports, stocks may very well fall if the investors were expecting more or they believe the next quarter will not be as good. Investors always try to be ahead of the market and future earnings/losses are often discounted into the current price of the stock. It is natural for stocks to start to move in either direction a few days before the release of an earnings report.
Average Sector P/E ratio
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|Auto & Truck||13||15|
|Bank (Money Center)||7||11|
|Brokerage & Investment Banking||39||14|
|Business & Consumer Services||165||32|
|Coal & Related Energy||22||7|
|Electronics (Consumer & Office)||20||18|
|Environmental & Waste Services||82||70|
|Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance)||232||36|
|Green & Renewable Energy||22||88|
|Healthcare Support Services||128||131|
|Heathcare Information and Technology||129||132|
|Investments & Asset Management||192||120|
|Metals & Mining||92||37|
|Office Equipment & Services||22||16|
|Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration)||269||19|
|Packaging & Container||24||43|
|Publishing & Newspapers||31||28|
|Real Estate (Development)||20||146|
|Real Estate (General/Diversified)||12||31|
|Real Estate (Operations & Services)||57||23|
|Retail (Building Supply)||17||202|
|Retail (Grocery and Food)||13||38|
|Retail (Special Lines)||89||25|
|Shipbuilding & Marine||10||30|
|Software (System & Application)||363||144|
|Total Market (without financials)||5878||62|
Updated: Jan 2020
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