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Balchem Corporation (BCPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 23, 2015

Balchem Corporation ( BCPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 21, 2016. Shareholders who purchased BCPC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of BCPC was $61.81, representing a -12.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.91 and a 21.65% increase over the 52 week low of $50.81.

BCPC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). BCPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2. Zacks Investment Research reports BCPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 9.95%, compared to an industry average of -2.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BCPC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BCPC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BCPC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an decrease of -18.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BCPC at 6.99%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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