These Numbers Show Favorable Signs for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD)

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD) is 4.25% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $81.79 and a high of $103.21 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The CHD stock was last observed hovering at around $98.83 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.25%.

Currently trading at $98.58, the stock is -0.51% and 2.71% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.36 million and changing -0.25% at the moment leaves the stock 4.11% off its SMA200. CHD registered 20.23% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 2.70%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $4.49 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $20.54.

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The stock witnessed a 1.07% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 9.96%, and is -1.60% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.52% over the week and 1.64% over the month.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) has around Feb 14 2024 employees, a market worth around $24.29B and $5.87B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 32.33 and Fwd P/E is 26.46. Profit margin for the company is 12.88%. Distance from 52-week low is 20.53% and -4.49% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (12.47%).

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.86 with sales reaching $1.49B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 8.56% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 4.40% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 4.20% in year-over-year returns.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) Top Institutional Holders

1,340 institutions hold shares in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD), with institutional investors hold 88.94% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 246.38M, and float is at 245.89M with Short Float at 2.18%. Institutions hold 88.78% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group Inc with over 29.76 million shares valued at $2.98 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 12.10% of the CHD Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 21.45 million shares valued at $2.15 billion to account for 8.72% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are State Street Corporation which holds 12.35 million shares representing 5.02% and valued at over $1.24 billion, while Massachusetts Financial Services Co. holds 3.24% of the shares totaling 7.98 million with a market value of $800.17 million.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) Insider Activity

A total of 5 insider transactions have happened at Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 3 and purchases happening 2 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Price Penry W,the company’sDirector. SEC filings show that Price Penry W sold 7,752 shares of the company’s common stock on Feb 09 at a price of $98.29 per share for a total of $0.76 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 25692.0 shares.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Feb 07 that Hemsey Rene (EVP, Chief HR Officer) sold a total of 9,280 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Feb 07 and was made at $100.22 per share for $0.93 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 6373.0 shares of the CHD stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Feb 06, FARRELL MATTHEW (President and CEO) disposed off 275,000 shares at an average price of $100.28 for $27.58 million. The insider now directly holds 112,719 shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD).

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) that is trading 12.17% up over the past 12 months. Unilever PLC (ULVR) that is -6.31% lower over the same period.