NYSE:CHD - Church & Dwight Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$54.98 +0.84 (+1.55 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.98
Today's Range$54.00 - $55.03
52-Week Range$43.21 - $55.94
Volume2.45 million shs
Average Volume2.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.25 billion
P/E Ratio28.34
Dividend Yield1.61%
Church & Dwight logoChurch & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products. The company operates through three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and the Specialty Products Division. It offers baking soda, cat litter, carpet deodorization, and laundry detergent products under the ARM & HAMMER brand; condoms, lubricants, and vibrators TROJAN brand; stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, dishwashing detergents, and bleach alternatives under the OXICLEAN brand; battery-operated and manual toothbrushes under the SPINBRUSH brand; home pregnancy and ovulation test kits under the FIRST RESPONSE brand; depilatories under the NAIR brand; oral analgesic products 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; and water flossers and replacement showerheads under the WATERPIK brand. The company also provides specialty products, including animal productivity products, such as MEGALAC rumen bypass fat, a supplement, which enables cows to maintain energy levels during the period of high milk production; BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN, which are designed to help reduce health issues associated with calving, as well as provides needed protein; and CELMANAX refined functional carbohydrate, a yeast based prebiotic. In addition, it offers sodium bicarbonate for use in industrial markets; and cleaning and deodorizing products for use in office buildings, hotels, restaurants, and other facilities. The company sells its consumer products through supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar and pet stores, and other specialty stores, as well as through Websites; and specialty products to industrial customers and livestock producers through distributors. The company was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio0.72
Quick Ratio0.43


Trailing P/E Ratio28.34
Forward P/E Ratio24.22
P/E Growth2.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.78 billion
Price / Sales3.56
Cash Flow$2.5313 per share
Price / Cash21.72
Book Value$8.87 per share
Price / Book6.20


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.94
Net Income$743.40 million
Net Margins19.71%
Return on Equity25.47%
Return on Assets9.21%


Outstanding Shares244,700,000
Market Cap$13,248.17

Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Church & Dwight's stock symbol?

Church & Dwight trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHD."

How often does Church & Dwight pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Church & Dwight?

Church & Dwight declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.2175 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $0.87 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. View Church & Dwight's Dividend History.

When did Church & Dwight's stock split? How did Church & Dwight's stock split work?

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

How will Church & Dwight's stock buyback program work?

Church & Dwight declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Church & Dwight's earnings last quarter?

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $977.94 million. Church & Dwight had a return on equity of 25.47% and a net margin of 19.71%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. View Church & Dwight's Earnings History.

When is Church & Dwight's next earnings date?

Church & Dwight is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Church & Dwight.

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

Church & Dwight updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.24-2.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.27. The company issued revenue guidance of +9% y/y (Approx $4.115 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.08 billion.Church & Dwight also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.46 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CHD?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Church & Dwight's stock. Their predictions range from $46.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Church & Dwight's share price to reach $52.1538 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Ratings for Church & Dwight.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Church & Dwight?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Church & Dwight in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Church & Dwight stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Church & Dwight stock:
  • 1. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "Our view that CHD remains an undervalued, core holding was reinforced after recent investor meetings in Europe with CEO Matt Farrell and CFO Rick Dierker. Although pragmatic on the risks facing the industry, CHD’s long history of acquiring/growing brands, enhancing returns, and high EPS visibility make it among the best-in-class" staples stocks, in our view. No change to est./PT – attractive valuation at 20x EV/ULFCF (modest premium to peers)." (6/10/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Church & Dwight has performed in line with the industry in a month, gaining from its focus on buyouts and constant innovations. These factors have been driving the company, which marked its sixth and third straight quarter of positive earnings and sales surprise, respectively in first-quarter 2018, wherein both the top and bottom lines rose year over year. Results were backed by contributions from Waterpik and continued organic sales growth. Organic sales were backed by strength in global consumer products growth, which in turn was fueled by higher volumes. However, the company’s gross margin remains pressurized owing to increased commodity and transport expenses. These hurdles, along with unfavorable brand mix are likely to dent 2018 gross margin. Nonetheless, expected market share and volume gains, benefits from recent tax reforms and focus on product launches and productivity programs keeps management encouraged about its 2018 show." (6/1/2018)

Who are some of Church & Dwight's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Church & Dwight include Procter & Gamble (PG), Unilever (UN), UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock (UL), Ecolab (ECL) and Stepan (SCL).

Who are Church & Dwight's key executives?

Church & Dwight's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Matthew Thomas Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Richard A. Dierker, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 38)
  • Ms. Judy A. Zagorski, Exec. VP of Global HR (Age 54)
  • Mr. Louis H. Tursi Jr., Exec. VP of North American Sales (Age 57)
  • Mr. Carlos G. Linares, Exec. VP of Global R&D (Age 54)

Has Church & Dwight been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CHD stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Church & Dwight earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.84 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Church & Dwight's major shareholders?

Church & Dwight's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Advisors LLC (0.25%), Compass Capital Management Inc. (0.23%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.17%), Huntington National Bank (0.14%), Asset Advisors Corp (0.11%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.11%). Company insiders that own Church & Dwight stock include Bradley C Irwin, Britta Bomhard, James Craigie, Judy A Zagorski, Louis Tursi, Mark G Conish, Matthew Farrell, Paul A Siracusa, Ravichandra Krishnamu Saligram, Richard A Dierker, Robert D Leblanc, Robert K Shearer, Steven J Katz and Steven P Cugine. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Church & Dwight.

Which institutional investors are selling Church & Dwight stock?

CHD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Huntington National Bank, Hartford Investment Management Co., Bank of Montreal Can, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Asset Advisors Corp, New England Research & Management Inc. and Westpac Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Church & Dwight company stock in the last year include James Craigie, Matthew Farrell, Ravichandra Krishnamu Saligram, Robert D Leblanc, Steven J Katz and Steven P Cugine. View Insider Buying and Selling for Church & Dwight.

Which institutional investors are buying Church & Dwight stock?

CHD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Compass Capital Management Inc., Boston Advisors LLC, Addenda Capital Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Fred Alger Management Inc. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. Company insiders that have bought Church & Dwight stock in the last two years include Britta Bomhard, Judy A Zagorski, Matthew Farrell and Richard A Dierker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Church & Dwight.

How do I buy shares of Church & Dwight?

Shares of CHD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Church & Dwight's stock price today?

One share of CHD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.98.

How big of a company is Church & Dwight?

Church & Dwight has a market capitalization of $13.25 billion and generates $3.78 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $743.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.94 on an earnings per share basis. Church & Dwight employs 4,700 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Church & Dwight?

Church & Dwight's mailing address is 500 CHARLES EWING BOULEVARD, EWING NJ, 08628. The company can be reached via phone at 609-806-1200 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Church & Dwight (NYSE CHD)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  360 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  410 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  770
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Church & Dwight and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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