Church & Dwight Company Inc (NYSE:CHD) Can’t Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares while 224 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 197.15 million shares or 3.70% less from 204.72 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Torray Ltd Liability Corporation reported 15,215 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Eqis Mngmt invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Guardian Life Of America holds 0.01% or 700 shares in its portfolio. Colony Gru Limited Company reported 31,803 shares stake. The Hawaii-based First Hawaiian Retail Bank has invested 0% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). 294,037 are held by Adage Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Com. Manchester Capital Ltd Co accumulated 4,000 shares. Gateway Advisory Llc invested in 0.06% or 3,552 shares. Stephens Incorporated Ar has 0.01% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 7,187 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada holds 400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv has invested 0.01% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp reported 1.12M shares. Somerset Trust reported 10,443 shares. Nordea Inv Mngmt invested in 361,044 shares. 232,721 are held by Aperio Gp Lc.

Since August 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $46.19 million activity. SHEARER ROBERT K had sold 16,718 shares worth $966,650 on Monday, August 20. Tursi Louis sold 315,820 shares worth $18.03M. Another trade for 17,544 shares valued at $980,755 was made by LEBLANC ROBERT D on Tuesday, August 14. Dierker Richard A also sold $1.12 million worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares. CUGINE STEVEN P sold $965,789 worth of stock or 15,000 shares. Shares for $1.07M were sold by Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamurty on Tuesday, December 11.

The stock of Church & Dwight Company Inc (NYSE:CHD) registered a decrease of 27.1% in short interest. CHD’s total short interest was 9.22M shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 27.1% from 12.65 million shares, reported previously. With 2.92M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their CHD’s short positions. The short interest to Church & Dwight Company Inc’s float is 3.77%.

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $67.15. About 1.09M shares traded. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has risen 38.33% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.33% the S&P500.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.54 billion. The companyÂ’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 20.34 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.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Church \u0026 Dwight Co (NYSE:CHD), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Church \u0026 Dwight Co had 14 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, November 2 with “Neutral”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 3 report. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 10 by Deutsche Bank. As per Monday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, September 27. As per Friday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Friday, August 3 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold” on Tuesday, August 7. Bank of America maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) rating on Thursday, October 4. Bank of America has “Underperform” rating and $58 target. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform” on Monday, July 16.

More notable recent Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Oppenheimer: Waterpik, Arm & Hammer Owner Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) Well-Positioned In Retail – Benzinga” on February 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Church & Dwight (CHD) Presents At Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” published on September 05, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Best And Worst Performing S&P 500 Stocks On Earnings – Seeking Alpha” on November 03, 2018. More interesting news about Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “10 Stocks You Can Set and Forget (Even In This Market) – Investorplace.com” published on January 08, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “7 Observations From Church & Dwight’s Quarter – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 03, 2018.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Institutional Positions Chart

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