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NYSE:CHD

Church & Dwight (CHD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$103.25
+1.67 (+1.64%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)
Today's Range
$102.04
$103.77
50-Day Range
$97.02
$105.42
52-Week Range
$82.25
$105.67
Volume
1.52 million shs
Average Volume
1.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
$25.18 billion
P/E Ratio
33.96
Dividend Yield
1.09%
Price Target
$103.27

Church & Dwight MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.19 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.2% Downside
$103.27 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.81% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.93
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.12mentions of Church & Dwight in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$38.60 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.14%
From $3.44 to $3.72 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.46 out of 5 stars

Consumer Defensive Sector

1st out of 6 stocks

Household & Personal Products Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Church & Dwight Stock (NYSE:CHD)

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products. It operates in three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and Specialty Products Division. The company offers cat litters, carpet deodorizers, laundry detergents, and baking soda, as well as other baking soda based products under the ARM & HAMMER brand; condoms, lubricants, and vibrators under the TROJAN brand; stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, and bleach alternatives under the OXICLEAN brand; toothbrushes under the SPINBRUSH brand; home pregnancy and ovulation test kits under the FIRST RESPONSE brand; depilatories under the NAIR brand; oral analgesics under the ORAJEL brand; laundry detergents under the XTRA brand; gummy dietary supplements under the L'IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brands; dry shampoos under the BATISTE brand; water flossers and showerheads under the WATERPIK brand; cold shortening and relief products under the ZICAM brand; oral care products under the THERABREATH brand; and acne treatment products under the HERO brand. Its specialty products include animal and food productivity products, such as ARM & HAMMER baking soda as a feed additive to help dairy cow; BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN used to reduce health issues associated with calving, as well as needed protein; CELMANAX refined functional carbohydrate, a yeast-based prebiotic; and CERTILLUS a probiotics products used in the poultry, dairy, beef, and swine industries. It offers sodium bicarbonate; and cleaning and deodorizing products. The company sells its consumer products through supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar and other discount stores, pet and other specialty stores, and websites and other e-commerce channels; and specialty products to industrial customers and livestock producers through distributors. The company was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.

CHD Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Today
4/16/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-Industry
Household Products
CUSIP
17134010
Employees
5,550
Year Founded
1846

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$103.27
High Stock Price Target
$115.00
Low Stock Price Target
$83.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+1.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.19
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$755.60 million
Pretax Margin
16.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.87 billion
Cash Flow
$4.12 per share
Book Value
$15.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
240,490,000
Market Cap
$24.79 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.53

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Should I Buy Church & Dwight Stock? CHD Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Church & Dwight Co., Inc.:

  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc. offers a diverse range of household, personal care, and specialty products, providing stability and potential growth opportunities in various market segments.
  • The company has a strong brand portfolio including well-known names like ARM & HAMMER, TROJAN, OXICLEAN, and more, which can translate into brand loyalty and competitive advantage.
  • Recent financial reports indicate positive revenue growth and profitability, showcasing the company's ability to generate returns for investors.
  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc.'s focus on innovation and product development keeps its offerings relevant in the market, potentially attracting more customers and driving sales.
  • With a history dating back to 1846, the company has a long-standing presence in the industry, indicating stability and experience in navigating market challenges.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for these reasons:

  • Market competition in the household products industry is intense, which could potentially impact Church & Dwight Co., Inc.'s market share and pricing strategies.
  • Fluctuations in raw material prices, such as baking soda and other key ingredients, may affect the company's production costs and profit margins.
  • Changes in consumer preferences or economic conditions could influence demand for Church & Dwight Co., Inc.'s products, leading to sales volatility.
  • The stock price of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is subject to market fluctuations and investor sentiment, which can result in short-term price volatility.
  • Regulatory changes or environmental concerns related to the company's products could pose risks to its operations and reputation.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Church & Dwight pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

CHD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Church & Dwight stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Church & Dwight in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" CHD shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CHD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Church & Dwight's stock price target for 2024?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Church & Dwight's shares. Their CHD share price targets range from $83.00 to $115.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $103.27 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%.
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How have CHD shares performed in 2024?

Church & Dwight's stock was trading at $94.56 at the start of the year. Since then, CHD shares have increased by 9.5% and is now trading at $103.50.
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Are investors shorting Church & Dwight?

Church & Dwight saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,910,000 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the February 29th total of 6,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,270,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.4 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Church & Dwight's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How can I listen to Church & Dwight's earnings call?

Church & Dwight will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Church & Dwight's earnings last quarter?

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 2nd. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.65. The company earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.51 billion. Church & Dwight had a net margin of 12.88% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share.
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How often does Church & Dwight pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Church & Dwight?

Church & Dwight declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2838 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27.
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Is Church & Dwight a good dividend stock?

Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) pays an annual dividend of $1.13 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.12%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 28 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 37.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CHD will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.38% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Church & Dwight's stock split?

Shares of Church & Dwight split on Friday, September 2nd 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, August 4th 2016. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, September 1st 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Church & Dwight issued on next quarter's earnings?

Church & Dwight updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.850-0.850 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 0.930. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.5 billion-$1.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.5 billion.

What is Matthew Farrell's approval rating as Church & Dwight's CEO?

98 employees have rated Church & Dwight Chief Executive Officer Matthew Farrell on Glassdoor.com. Matthew Farrell has an approval rating of 97% among the company's employees. This puts Matthew Farrell in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Church & Dwight own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Church & Dwight investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Target (TGT), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Church & Dwight's major shareholders?

Church & Dwight's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.47%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.18%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.09%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.06%), Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Management Inc. (0.06%) and M. Kraus & Co (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Arthur B Winkleblack, Barry A Bruno, Bradley C Irwin, Brian D Buchert, Britta Bomhard, James Craigie, Matthew Farrell, Maynadier Patrick D De, Michael Read, Paul Richard Wood, Penry W Price, Ravichandra Krishnamu Saligram, Rene Hemsey, Richard A Dierker and Robert K Shearer.
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How do I buy shares of Church & Dwight?

Shares of CHD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Church & Dwight have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Church & Dwight: Agro BioSciences, Armkel, Armkel Company (France) S.A.S., Avid Health, Biovance Technologies, Church & Dwight (Australia) Pty Ltd, Church & Dwight (U.K.) Limited, Church & Dwight Canada Corp., Church & Dwight S. de R.L. de C.V., Church & Dwight Servicios de R.L. de C.V., Consumer Health Holdco LLC, Flawless, Orange Glo, Passport Food Safety Solutions Inc., Quimica Geral Do Nordeste S.A., Sofibel S.A.S., Spencer Forrest, USA Detergents, Viviscal, Water Pik, and Water Pik Inc..
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This page (NYSE:CHD) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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