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Church & Dwight (CHD) Competitors

$104.17
+0.43 (+0.41%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

CHD vs. CL, KMB, CLX, WDFC, SPB, CENTA, ODC, PG, ECL, and SCL

Should you be buying Church & Dwight stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Church & Dwight include Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Clorox (CLX), WD-40 (WDFC), Spectrum Brands (SPB), Central Garden & Pet (CENTA), Oil-Dri Co. of America (ODC), Procter & Gamble (PG), Ecolab (ECL), and Stepan (SCL).

Church & Dwight vs.

Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) and Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, risk, community ranking, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Church & Dwight currently has a consensus price target of $106.65, suggesting a potential upside of 2.38%. Colgate-Palmolive has a consensus price target of $95.33, suggesting a potential downside of 2.79%. Given Church & Dwight's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Church & Dwight is more favorable than Colgate-Palmolive.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Church & Dwight
3 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17
Colgate-Palmolive
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.82

Church & Dwight has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colgate-Palmolive has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Colgate-Palmolive has a net margin of 13.22% compared to Church & Dwight's net margin of 13.13%. Colgate-Palmolive's return on equity of 485.40% beat Church & Dwight's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Church & Dwight13.13% 20.35% 9.43%
Colgate-Palmolive 13.22%485.40%17.08%

In the previous week, Colgate-Palmolive had 8 more articles in the media than Church & Dwight. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Colgate-Palmolive and 7 mentions for Church & Dwight. Colgate-Palmolive's average media sentiment score of 1.07 beat Church & Dwight's score of 0.85 indicating that Colgate-Palmolive is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Church & Dwight
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Colgate-Palmolive
9 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Colgate-Palmolive has higher revenue and earnings than Church & Dwight. Colgate-Palmolive is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Church & Dwight, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Church & Dwight$5.94B4.29$755.60M$3.1533.07
Colgate-Palmolive$19.46B4.14$2.30B$3.1631.03

86.6% of Church & Dwight shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.4% of Colgate-Palmolive shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Church & Dwight shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Colgate-Palmolive shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Church & Dwight received 20 more outperform votes than Colgate-Palmolive when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.09% of users gave Church & Dwight an outperform vote while only 50.43% of users gave Colgate-Palmolive an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Church & DwightOutperform Votes
553
58.09%
Underperform Votes
399
41.91%
Colgate-PalmoliveOutperform Votes
533
50.43%
Underperform Votes
524
49.57%

Church & Dwight pays an annual dividend of $1.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Colgate-Palmolive pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Church & Dwight pays out 35.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Colgate-Palmolive pays out 63.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

Colgate-Palmolive beats Church & Dwight on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CHD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CHD vs. The Competition

MetricChurch & DwightSoap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$25.47B$108.78B$15.02B$18.32B
Dividend Yield1.09%1.68%2.78%3.52%
P/E Ratio33.0726.4522.9025.57
Price / Sales4.293.385.5915.62
Price / Cash25.2922.2431.9920.00
Price / Book6.665.946.005.07
Net Income$755.60M$4.20B$580.86M$973.14M
7 Day Performance-2.27%2.27%4.93%4.04%
1 Month Performance-3.28%1.67%4.18%5.21%
1 Year Performance5.41%11.20%-3.42%8.58%

Church & Dwight Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
4.7019 of 5 stars
4.70 / 5 stars
$97.39
+0.4%
$93.83
-3.7%
+29.3%$79.90B$19.46B30.8234,000Analyst Forecast
Positive News
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
4.5915 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$140.75
+0.9%
$141.64
+0.6%
+5.0%$47.39B$20.43B25.8741,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
CLX
Clorox
3.5504 of 5 stars
3.55 / 5 stars
$134.68
+2.1%
$145.00
+7.7%
-11.7%$16.73B$7.39B69.788,700Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
WDFC
WD-40
4.094 of 5 stars
4.09 / 5 stars
$219.75
-0.5%
$313.00
+42.4%
+7.7%$2.98B$537.26M43.86613Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SPB
Spectrum Brands
4.5474 of 5 stars
4.55 / 5 stars
$81.23
-0.4%
$99.57
+22.6%
+6.9%$2.28B$2.92B1.643,100Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
CENTA
Central Garden & Pet
3.5994 of 5 stars
3.60 / 5 stars
$32.13
+1.8%
$41.75
+29.9%
+39.1%$2.17B$3.31B14.436,300Short Interest ↑
ODC
Oil-Dri Co. of America
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$59.40
-0.7%
N/A-1.8%$433.03M$413.02M10.00884News Coverage
PG
Procter & Gamble
4.1818 of 5 stars
4.18 / 5 stars
$166.73
+0.6%
$170.72
+2.4%
+11.9%$393.51B$82.01B27.24107,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
ECL
Ecolab
4.7983 of 5 stars
4.80 / 5 stars
$243.27
+0.4%
$243.44
+0.1%
+32.1%$69.47B$15.32B45.0548,000Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Positive News
SCL
Stepan
3.9085 of 5 stars
3.91 / 5 stars
$83.24
+1.3%
$89.00
+6.9%
-6.2%$1.87B$2.33B50.142,389Analyst Downgrade

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This page (NYSE:CHD) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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