Want to trade efficiently? Check out: Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD)

The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $49.49. KeyCorp restated a "hold" rating on shares of Church & Dwight in a research note on Friday, August 25th. The legal version of this news story can be read at Corporate insiders own 2.17% of the company's stock. (NYSE:CHD) traded down 6.62% during trading on Thursday, hitting $44.12. The most current P/E ratio is 26.27 and market capitalization is 11.41B. Church & Dwight has a 52 week low of $42.56 and a 52 week high of $54.18. It opened the session with a $44.79 price tag, later ranging from $44.75 to $45.56, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. This is a change of 1.70% from open which creates a gap of 0.00%.

Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02.

Church & Dwight Co. had a net margin of 13.12% and a return on equity of 22.69%. The firm earned $870.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $883.83 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.74 with 249.93M shares outstanding. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 62,355 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,118,373.55. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally reported by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. This leaves us with a quarter on quarter earnings per share growth of 10.70%.

In other Church & Dwight news, CFO Richard A. Dierker acquired 1,146 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp now owns 919,905 shares worth $44,568,000.

Based on the lastest quarterly filings, institutions continue to be large stakeholders in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,170,476 shares of the company's stock valued at $107,696,000 after buying an additional 28,691 shares during the period. Current price places the company's stock -8.57% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -4.09%, away from the 50-day average and also -0.02% away from 20-day average. Westpac Banking Corp increased its position in shares of Church & Dwight by 636.4% during the third quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock realized a rise in short interest of 5.65% as of October 31, 2017 from the last reporting period. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp grew its ownership by buying 7,101 shares an increase of 0.8% as of 09/30/2017. (NYSE:CHD) is performing 3.05%. As of the end of the quarter Aviva PLC had bought a total of 8,628 shares growing its holdings by 0.8%.

Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc isn't the only one who has changed their investment in CHD.

As of quarter end Eagle Asset Management Inc had sold a total of 402,313 shares trimming its holdings by 41.7%. Church & Dwight's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.68%. Church & Dwight Co., Inc.'s stock price now sits at $45.92. The Company operates in three segments: Consumer Domestic, which includes consumer products, as well as other household and personal care products; Consumer International, which markets a range of personal care products, household and over-the-counter products in international markets, and Specialty Products Division (SPD), a producer of sodium bicarbonate. The Company also sells specialty products to industrial customers and distributors.

Like this


14 November 2017
Sismo de 6.8 en la escala de Richter sacudió Costa Rica
La Comisión agregó que el Organismo de Investigación Judicial está investigando las muertes. Tampoco hay reportes de personas heridas , indica el comunicado de la CNE.

14 November 2017
Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (APTS) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Strong-Buy"
Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 77,180 shares of the company's stock, valued at $8,207,321.20. Investors are feeling more bearish on Mid-America Apartment Communities lately considering the motion in short interest.

14 November 2017
Jets' Bowles says he's sticking with McCown at QB
Josh McCown reacts after a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium on November 2, 2017. With a 4-6 record and the playoffs looking less likely by the week, the Jets have to start focusing more on the future.

14 November 2017
Akhil's Hello teaser on 16th Nov
He tweeted, "Hello my friends, it's been a emotional week!" The actor Akhil has confirmed this news on his Twitter page. On the other hand, the family was grief-stricken after a massive fire damaged Annapurna Studios on Monday.

14 November 2017
Louisville City FC wins USL Cup title
There will be a trophy presentation plus team recognition to highlight the 2017 USL Cup campaign, officials said. Swope Park Rangers made it all the way to the championship match in 2016, only to lose 5-1 on the road vs.

14 November 2017
First Trust Advisors LP Raises Holdings in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
The Davenport & Company Llc holds 1.49 million shares with $45.54B value, up from 1.41 million last quarter. Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO ) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. (NASDAQ: CSCO ).

14 November 2017
Former Faith No More Singer Heroin Overdose Suspected In Death
Chuck Mosley , former vocalist for the mid-Eighties alt-metal outliers Faith No More , has died as a result of addiction. He is survived by long-term partner Pip Logan, two daughters, Erica and Sophie and his grandson Wolfgang Logan Mosley.

14 November 2017
DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
Thompson Davis & invested 0.01% of its portfolio in InnerWorkings, Inc. 37,576 were accumulated by Dana Investment. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 25,257 shares in the company, valued at $2,779,027.71.

14 November 2017
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM ) analysts on average have given a price target of $163.45 on IBM stock. Livingston Gru Asset Mgmt Co (Operating As Southport Management) invested 0.77% in International Business Machines Corp.

14 November 2017
UAE to witness Leonid meteor shower this weekend
Be sure to venture outside this weekend, as the skies will light up with shooting stars due to the Lenoid Meteor Shower. They generally are best after midnight and should be good as well on Friday evening and Saturday morning.