NEW HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Balchem Corp. (BCPC) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $19.7 million.

The New Hampton, New York-based company said it had net income of 61 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 76 cents per share.

The chemical company posted revenue of $163.7 million in the period.

Blachem shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 31 percent in the last 12 months.

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