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BCPC Balchem dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Balchem's last annual dividend of $0.79 per share was on Dec 26, 2023 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.79 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.55%. The latest BCPC payout of $0.79 marks a dividend growth of 11%.

Key dates

  • BCPC last dividend date: Dec 26, 2023
  • BCPC next dividend date: Not announced
BCPC dividend stats
DPS
$0.79
Dividend yield
0.55%
Payout ratio
23.4%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
1.95%
Payout ratio
32.7%

Dividend yield

What is Balchem current dividend yield

BCPC has a dividend yield of 0.55% which is below the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with its Basic Materials sector average of 1.95%, Balchem's dividend yield is 72% lower. Historically BCPC's dividend yield has averaged at 0.5% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is BCPC dividend payout history and dates

Balchem has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of BCPC show that the company has issued one annual dividend in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 11% since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 12% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 0.3%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Dec 26, 2023 Jan 19, 2024 Dec 4, 2023 $0.79 normal
Dec 23, 2022 Jan 20, 2023 Dec 6, 2022 $0.71 normal
Dec 27, 2021 Jan 21, 2022 $0.64 normal
Dec 24, 2020 Jan 22, 2021 Dec 17, 2020 $0.58 normal
Dec 27, 2019 Jan 17, 2020 Dec 18, 2019 $0.52 normal
Dec 24, 2018 Jan 18, 2019 Dec 12, 2018 $0.47 normal
Dec 26, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Dec 13, 2017 $0.42 normal
Dec 22, 2016 Jan 20, 2017 Dec 13, 2016 $0.38 normal

Balchem dividend payout ratio

What is Balchem dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

BCPC has a payout ratio of 23.4% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 32.7%, Balchem's payout ratio is 28% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

BCPC dividend vs peer dividends

How does BCPC dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
MMM 3M Co 6.51% $6.01 N/A
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc 3.37% $2.83 N/A
EMN Eastman Chemical Co 3.32% $3.2 42.4%
STE STERIS plc 1.02% $2.03 35.6%
BCPC Balchem Corp 0.55% $0.79 23.4%

Frequently asked questions

Does Balchem pay a dividend?

Yes, Balchem has paid one dividend in the last 12 months. BCPC has been paying dividends since 1995.

When was BCPC's last dividend?

Balchem's last regular dividend was on Dec 26, 2023 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.79 per share.

How much dividend does Balchem pay (per share)?

On an annual basis BCPC pays $0.79 per share.

What is Balchem's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Balchem is 0.55%.

How often does Balchem pay dividends?

Balchem typically pays one dividend per year.

What is Balchem's dividend payout ratio?

Balchem's dividend payout ratio is 23.4%.

Does Balchem pay a good dividend?

Balchem's dividend yield is less than the Basic Materials sector average.