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Balchem Corporation (BCPC)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Nov 29, 2022

Company Info

ISINUS0576652004
CUSIP057665200
SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals

Trading Data

Previous Close$138.82
Year Range$113.60 - $170.05
EMA (50)$134.96
EMA (200)$136.48
Average Volume$80.70K
Market Capitalization$4.56B

BCPCShare Price Chart


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BCPCPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Balchem Corporation in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $64,916 for a total return of roughly 549.16%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
11.98%
-3.35%
BCPC (Balchem Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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BCPCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-0.94%1.61%
6M9.40%-4.67%
YTD-17.66%-16.83%
1Y-15.68%-13.73%
5Y10.35%8.59%
10Y15.06%10.86%

BCPCMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-12.85%-5.85%-1.19%-9.88%1.00%4.27%4.64%-2.90%-7.77%14.99%-0.70%
2021-7.11%11.52%5.07%1.42%3.00%0.20%2.77%4.10%3.31%5.53%3.21%7.13%
20206.29%-12.55%4.51%-9.60%12.79%-5.75%5.69%-2.55%-0.07%2.38%3.74%11.69%
20195.96%6.88%4.59%9.39%-10.66%10.23%2.67%-13.49%11.71%2.04%-1.56%2.53%
2018-1.99%-4.75%8.64%7.94%9.28%1.77%2.19%10.57%1.08%-16.45%-7.42%-9.07%
20171.57%2.26%-5.45%-1.53%-3.01%-1.28%-0.14%-3.40%8.44%3.69%3.54%-7.16%
2016-7.66%12.70%-1.98%-1.06%-2.30%-0.50%7.07%9.64%10.71%-2.10%5.22%5.57%
2015-20.51%11.23%-6.01%-5.34%7.71%-1.31%1.71%3.28%3.83%12.39%0.28%-10.74%
2014-7.12%-7.36%3.19%18.86%-10.99%-2.87%-6.65%2.88%9.97%14.37%0.46%2.97%
20132.61%7.83%8.95%-1.37%10.78%-6.79%11.20%-3.82%8.13%10.65%3.30%-0.32%
2012-6.66%-27.99%11.01%-4.46%0.48%12.29%2.21%9.45%0.69%-5.17%2.64%2.58%
2011-0.47%6.98%4.22%5.78%8.72%1.46%-0.02%-5.64%-9.66%-1.18%12.56%-1.89%
2010-14.56%13.00%12.51%5.23%-6.36%2.92%5.80%-7.56%26.22%-0.97%1.31%9.70%

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 -0.58. 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.


-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.000.20JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-0.58
-0.57
BCPC (Balchem Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BCPCDividend History

Balchem Corporation granted a 0.46% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.64 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.64$0.64$0.58$0.52$0.47$0.42$0.38$0.34$0.30$0.26$0.22$0.18$0.15

Dividend yield

0.46%0.38%0.51%0.52%0.61%0.53%0.46%0.58%0.47%0.46%0.63%0.47%0.47%

BCPCDrawdowns Chart

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


-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-19.21%
-17.36%
BCPC (Balchem Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-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 14.49%. 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.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
14.49%
14.31%
BCPC (Balchem Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)