Balchem Corporation ($BCPC) Cautious Buy or Hold to $57 Confident Investor Rating: Fair
|Company name||Balchem Corporation|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]BCPC[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$50.87|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$56.58|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$32.94|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$53.59|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=bcpc
Balchem Corporation (Balchem) is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and marketing of specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical and medical sterilization industries. The Company operates in four segments: SensoryEffects, Animal Nutrition & Health (ANH), Specialty Products and Industrial Products. Its SensoryEffects segment provides creamer systems, dairy replacers, powdered fats, nutritional beverage bases, beverages, juice and dairy bases, chocolate systems, ice cream bases and variegates, grain-based snacks and cereal-based ingredients. ANH segment provides basic choline chloride, and microencapsulation and chelation technologies-based nutritional products. Specialty Products segment provides ethylene oxide and propylene oxide products. Its Industrial Products segment provides Choline Chloride and methylamines. The Company sells its products through its own sales force, independent distributors and sales agents.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Balchem Corporation as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I will be removing Balchem from my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of Balchem Corporation calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $58.82
- Growth: 0.08
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.78
- P/E: 33
- Future EPS Calc: $2.61
- Future Stock Price Calc: $86.3
- Target stock price: $53.59
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