Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD – Get Rating) is expected to release quarterly results before market open on Thursday, April 28. Analysts expect Church & Dwight to post earnings of $0.77 per share for the quarter. Church & Dwight set its Q1 guidance at $0.75 EPS and its FY22 guidance at $3.14-3.26 EPS. Individuals wishing to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD – Get Rating) last released quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 28. The company reported EPS of $0.64 for the quarter, beating the Zacks consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.06. Church & Dwight had a return on equity of 22.72% and a net margin of 15.94%. The company posted revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $1.35 billion. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of $0.53. The company’s quarterly revenue increased by 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Church & Dwight to post EPS of $3 for the current fiscal year and EPS of $3 for the next fiscal year.
NYSE CHD shares opened at $103.08 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 0.59 and a debt ratio of 0.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.02 billion, a price/earnings ratio of 31.14, a PEG ratio of 4.02 and a beta of 0.43. The stock’s fifty-day simple moving average is $99.00 and its 200-day simple moving average is $96.01. Church & Dwight has a 52-week low of $80.76 and a 52-week high of $105.15.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 1. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 15 received a dividend of $0.2625. This represents a dividend of $1.05 on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. This is a boost from Church & Dwight’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. The ex-dividend date was Monday, February 14. Church & Dwight’s payout ratio is currently 31.72%.
A number of stock analysts have recently released reports on the company. Credit Suisse Group downgraded Church & Dwight from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a target price of $105.00 for the stock. in a report on Wednesday, January 26. Morgan Stanley raised its price target on Church & Dwight from $80.00 to $86.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a Tuesday, April 12 report. Argus upgraded Church & Dwight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a Thursday, February 3, report. Stifel Nicolaus raised his price target on Church & Dwight from $92.00 to $99.00 and gave the stock a “holding” rating in a Monday, January 31 report. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered its price target on Church & Dwight from $87.00 to $85.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a Wednesday, March 30 report. Four research analysts gave the stock a sell rating, eight gave the company a hold rating and three gave the company a buy rating. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $99.38.
In related news, manager Penry W. Price sold 16,718 shares in a trade that took place on Friday, February 11. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.39, for a total value of $1,644,884.02. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 1.70% of the company’s shares.
A number of large investors have recently changed their stock holdings. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during Q4 for a value of approximately $29,000. Neo Ivy Capital Management purchased a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during Q4 for a value of approximately $91,000. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during Q4 for a value of approximately $247,000. Forum Financial Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of Church & Dwight during Q4 for a value of approximately $273,000. Finally, EP Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in Church & Dwight shares by 8.0% during the 4th quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 3,541 shares of the company worth $363,000 after acquiring 261 additional shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.22% of the company’s shares.
Church & Dwight Corporate Profile (Get a rating)
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 litter, carpet deodorizers, laundry detergents and baking soda, as well as other baking soda 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 trade mark SPINBRUSH; 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; gel food supplements under the L’IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brands; dry shampoos under the BATISTE brand; water flossers and replacement showerheads under the WATERPIK brand; IMPECCABLE products; shortening and cold relief products under the ZICAM brand; and oral care products under the THERABREATH brand.
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