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Blachem: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Balchem Corp. (BCPC) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $19.3 million.

On a per-share basis, the New Hampton, New York-based company said it had net income of 60 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 76 cents per share.

The chemical company posted revenue of $161.4 million in the period.

Blachem shares have climbed 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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