How Analysts Feel About Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) After Decrease in Sellers?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.10, from 1.43 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 12 investors sold Balchem Corporation shares while 54 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 27.59 million shares or 1.88% more from 27.08 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Da Davidson reported 0.01% stake. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Co, Connecticut-based fund reported 2,219 shares. Regions Financial Corp invested in 0% or 292 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 10,494 shares. Smithfield Trust invested in 25 shares. Wasatch Advsrs, a Utah-based fund reported 831,770 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated reported 21,029 shares stake. Advisors Asset Mngmt owns 32,487 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Liability Co holds 1.25M shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys has 6,792 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Commerce Commercial Bank invested in 5,815 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Art Ltd Liability accumulated 0.01% or 3,272 shares. Public Sector Pension Board holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) for 20,722 shares. Massmutual Trust Com Fsb Adv owns 200 shares. Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership stated it has 23,885 shares.

The stock of Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) registered a decrease of 7.12% in short interest. BCPC’s total short interest was 811,000 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its down 7.12% from 873,200 shares, reported previously. With 95,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their BCPC’s short positions. The short interest to Balchem Corporation’s float is 2.54%.

The stock decreased 1.69% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $80.72. About 2,113 shares traded. Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) has risen 47.40% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.78% 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 $2.60 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 26.16 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.

Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Balchem had 2 analyst reports since September 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $127 target in Tuesday, October 16 report.

More notable recent Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Here’s Why Univar, Nexeo Solutions, and Balchem Corporation Fell on Tuesday – Motley Fool” on November 07, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Balchem Corporation Reports Record Quarterly Sales of $163.7 Million, Record Second Quarter Net Earnings of $19.7 Million, Record Adjusted Net Earnings of $24.5 Million and Record Adjusted EBITDA of $41.0 Million – GlobeNewswire” published on August 03, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Form 8-K BALCHEM CORP For: Nov 06 – StreetInsider.com” on November 06, 2018. More interesting news about Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Health and Nutrition Growth Drives Balchem Corporation – The Motley Fool” published on March 06, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Growth Streak Continues for Balchem Corporation – Motley Fool” with publication date: August 06, 2018.

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