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Balchem Corporation (BCPC)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 28, 2022

Company Info

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals

Trading Data

Previous Close$125.58
Year Range$113.60 - $171.83
EMA (50)$124.29
EMA (200)$134.97
Average Volume$114.08K
Market Capitalization$4.07B

BCPCShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Balchem Corporation on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $58,725 for a total return of roughly 487.25%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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BCPCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


BCPCMonthly Returns Heatmap

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BCPCSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Balchem Corporation Sharpe ratio is -0.19. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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BCPCDividend History

Balchem Corporation granted a 0.51% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.64 per share.


Dividend yield


BCPCDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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BCPCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Balchem Corporation. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Balchem Corporation is 42.73%, recorded on Mar 6, 2012. It took 300 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-42.73%Jul 20, 2011159Mar 6, 2012300May 16, 2013459
-36.72%Sep 19, 201867Dec 24, 2018509Dec 31, 2020576
-33.89%Nov 23, 2021142Jun 16, 2022
-23.29%Apr 2, 201474Jul 17, 201475Oct 31, 2014149
-23.09%Nov 13, 2014115Apr 30, 2015119Oct 19, 2015234
-22.99%Oct 30, 201560Jan 27, 2016147Aug 25, 2016207
-20.2%Mar 2, 2017238Feb 8, 201846Apr 17, 2018284
-19.49%Jan 5, 201024Feb 8, 201014Mar 1, 201038
-18.63%Jan 13, 202112Jan 29, 202165May 4, 202177
-16.49%Dec 27, 201344Mar 3, 201421Apr 1, 201465

BCPCVolatility Chart

Current Balchem Corporation volatility is 32.32%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

BCPC (Balchem Corporation)
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