Analysts See $0.46 EPS for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD)

July 11, 2018 - By Christine McCrea

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.04, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares while 234 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 193.65 million shares or 2.02% less from 197.64 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Veritable Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 5,756 shares. City Holdg holds 74 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Salem Investment Counselors Incorporated holds 0% or 500 shares in its portfolio. Agf owns 318,115 shares. Autus Asset Ltd Llc stated it has 4,400 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Limited Liability Com invested 0.01% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Lazard Asset Limited Liability Company holds 1,922 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 85,326 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland). Carroll Fincl Assoc invested in 364 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Eagle Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Cohen Lawrence B reported 9,330 shares stake. Cetera Advisors Ltd Liability, Colorado-based fund reported 23,620 shares. Welch & Forbes Ltd Liability accumulated 0.52% or 400,149 shares. State Street holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 14.49 million shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Com holds 36,012 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $30.45 million activity. 12,600 shares were sold by KATZ STEVEN J, worth $638,319 on Friday, March 9. Another trade for 75,492 shares valued at $3.80M was sold by Craigie James. Zagorski Judy A. had bought 600 shares worth $28,494 on Monday, May 7. $653,468 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares were sold by Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamurty. Another trade for 78 shares valued at $3,717 was bought by Bomhard Britta.

Analysts expect Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) to report $0.46 EPS on August, 2.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 12.20 % from last quarter’s $0.41 EPS. CHD’s profit would be $112.56M giving it 29.71 P/E if the $0.46 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Church & Dwight Co., Inc.’s analysts see -26.98 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $54.66. About 2.50 million shares traded or 2.50% up from the average. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 7.38% since July 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.95% the S&P500.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Church & Dwight had 9 analyst reports since February 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Oppenheimer. Morgan Stanley maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Wednesday, February 7 with “Underweight” rating. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 20 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. Macquarie Research upgraded Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Monday, May 7 to “Outperform” rating. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, April 20.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.38 billion. The company??s Consumer Domestic segment offers household products, including baking soda, carpet and cat litter deodorizers, clumping cat litters, washing soda, fabric softeners, daily shower cleaners, cleaning products, dishwashing detergents and boosters, laundry and cleaning solutions, and bathroom cleaners, as well as powder, liquid, and unit dose laundry detergents; and personal care products, such as toothpastes and oral rinses, home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, deodorants and antiperspirants, toothbrushes, shampoos, dietary supplements, depilatories, lotions, creams, waxes, oral analgesics, nasal saline moisturizers, and feminine hygiene products, as well as condoms, lubricants, and vibrating products. It has a 18.06 P/E ratio. The Company’s Consumer International segment sells personal care, household, and over-the-counter products in international markets comprising Canada, France, Australia, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil.

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