Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD – Get Rating) EVP Rene Hemsey sold 5,000 shares of Church & Dwight stock in a transaction on Friday, September 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.77, for a total transaction of $383,850.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 6,259 shares in the company, valued at approximately $480,503.43. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Church & Dwight Trading Up 0.1 %
CHD opened at $76.59 on Tuesday. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has a 1-year low of $75.69 and a 1-year high of $105.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. The company has a market cap of $18.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.82 and a beta of 0.35. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $87.74 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $92.55.
Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD – Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 29th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.04. Church & Dwight had a net margin of 14.71% and a return on equity of 21.89%. The firm had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Church & Dwight Co., Inc. will post 2.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Church & Dwight Announces Dividend
Institutional Investors Weigh In On Church & Dwight
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Riverview Trust Co bought a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during the first quarter worth about $30,000. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during the second quarter worth about $30,000. US Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during the first quarter worth about $36,000. Zions Bancorporation N.A. boosted its holdings in Church & Dwight by 50.8% during the second quarter. Zions Bancorporation N.A. now owns 389 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,000 after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Heritage Wealth Advisors boosted its holdings in Church & Dwight by 171.2% during the second quarter. Heritage Wealth Advisors now owns 396 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,000 after purchasing an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. 82.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
A number of brokerages have recently commented on CHD. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of Church & Dwight from $84.00 to $86.00 in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Wells Fargo & Company cut their price target on shares of Church & Dwight from $95.00 to $90.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 7th. Truist Financial lowered shares of Church & Dwight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Barclays dropped their target price on shares of Church & Dwight from $76.00 to $73.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 7th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their target price on shares of Church & Dwight from $94.00 to $92.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, August 1st. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $91.64.
Church & Dwight Company Profile
Church & Dwight Co, Inc develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products. It operates through 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; 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 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 replacement showerheads under the WATERPIK brand; FLAWLESS products; cold shortening and relief products under the ZICAM brand; and oral care products under the THERABREATH brand.
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