Balchem Corporation (BCPC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 43 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Balchem Corporation (BCPC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Balchem Corporation (Balchem) is a specialty performance ingredients manufacturing company. Its product portfolio includes encapsulated nutrients, choline chloride, organic trace minerals, methylamines and urea supplement. These products find application in food, pharmaceutical, nutritional, feed and medical sterilization industries. Balchem conducts its business operations through three segments, namely, Food, Pharma and Nutrition; Specialty Products; and Animal Nutrition and Health. It has manufacturing facilities in Slate Hill, Green Pond, Verona, Salt Lake City, St. Gabriel and Covington in the US and Marano Ticino in Italy. The company markets products through its direct sales force, independent distributors and sales agents. Balchem is headquartered in New Hampton, New York, the US.

Balchem Corporation Key Recent Developments

Dec 13, 2013: Balchem Announces Dividend
Nov 05, 2013: Balchem Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results
Oct 23, 2013: Balchem Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on November 5, 2013

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Balchem Corporation - Key Facts 6
Balchem Corporation - Key Employees 7
Balchem Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Balchem Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Balchem Corporation - History 10
Balchem Corporation - Company Statement 12
Balchem Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Balchem Corporation - Business Description 16
Balchem Corporation - Corporate Strategy 17
Balchem Corporation - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Balchem Corporation - Strengths 18
Strength - Unique Product Offerings 18
Strength - Technology Portfolio 18
Balchem Corporation - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Limited Liquidity 19
Balchem Corporation - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Potential Chemical Distribution Market 20
Opportunity - Strategic Expansion 20
Opportunity - Rising Demand: Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Sectors 20
Balchem Corporation - Threats 21
Threat - Highly Competitive Market 21
Threat - Operational Risks 21
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 21
Balchem Corporation - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Dec 19, 2014: Balchem Corporation Announces Dividend 29
Nov 10, 2014: Balchem Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results 30
Aug 14, 2014: Balchem Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results 32
Jun 03, 2014: Balchem Promotes New Chief Financial Officer And Creates V.P., Administration Position 34
May 05, 2014: Balchem Announces First Quarter 2014 Results 35
Feb 27, 2014: Balchem Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Results 37
Section 5 – Appendix 39
Methodology 39
Ratio Definitions 39
About GlobalData 43
Contact Us 43
Disclaimer 43

List of Tables

Balchem Corporation, Key Facts 6
Balchem Corporation, Key Employees 7
Balchem Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Balchem Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Balchem Corporation, History 10
Balchem Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
Balchem Corporation, Key Competitors 22
Balchem Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 23
Balchem Corporation, Annual Ratios 24
Balchem Corporation, Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 39
Capital Market Ratios 39
Equity Ratios 40
Profitability Ratios 40
Cost Ratios 41
Liquidity Ratios 41
Leverage Ratios 42
Efficiency Ratios 42

List of Figures

Balchem Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Balchem Corporation, Ratio Charts 28

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