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

July 11, 2018 - By Victoria Pittman

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It worsened, 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.
First Commercial Bank invested 0.73% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Taurus Asset Mgmt Limited Co invested in 376,377 shares. 854 are held by Willingdon Wealth. Haverford Tru owns 0.02% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 17,195 shares. Massachusetts-based Geode Capital Mgmt Lc has invested 0.05% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Evercore Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 80,102 shares stake. Wesbanco Bankshares has 0.25% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.04% or 33,981 shares in its portfolio. Gateway Advisers Ltd Liability reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 84 shares. Wade G W And Inc reported 8,562 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Notis reported 0.34% stake. Nomura Asset Management has 0.09% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 171,901 shares. Addenda Cap reported 0.29% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Montag And Caldwell Lc owns 9,815 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $30.45 million activity. On Monday, May 7 the insider Zagorski Judy A. bought $28,494. 12,600 Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares with value of $638,319 were sold by KATZ STEVEN J. 78 shares were bought by Bomhard Britta, worth $3,717. 13,830 shares were sold by Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamurty, worth $653,468 on Thursday, May 24. Craigie James sold $1.23M worth of stock.

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 by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, February 7. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, May 7 report. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Friday, April 20 to “Hold”. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Morgan Stanley. Wells Fargo maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Tuesday, February 6 with “Market Perform” rating.

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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