Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (NYSE:CHD) is expected to pay $0.18 on Dec 1, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.71. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 14, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Church & Dwight Company, Inc.’s current price of $43.71, the dividend is 0.40%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 16, 2016 and the announcement date is Nov 2, 2016. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.32 on November 11, hitting $43.71. About 2.21 million shares traded hands or 2.79% up from the average. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 6.74% since April 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.72% the S&P500.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The company has a market cap of $11.39 billion. The Firm operates in three divisions: 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 , a producer of sodium bicarbonate. It has a 25.16 P/E ratio. The Firm sells its consumer products under a variety of brands through a distribution platform that includes supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar, pet and other specialty stores, and Websites.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.13, from 1.01 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 32 funds sold all Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares owned while 237 reduced positions. 56 funds bought stakes while 182 increased positions. They now own 100.34 million shares or 6.20% less from 106.97 million shares in 2016Q1.
Ent last reported 0.17% of its portfolio in the stock. Van Eck Associate last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Carnegie Asset Mngmt Limited Company last reported 75,510 shares in the company. Dnb Asset Mgmt As accumulated 12,698 shares or 0% of the stock. Hyman Charles D last reported 4,000 shares in the company. National Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De last reported 0.04% of its portfolio in the stock. Blackrock Group Inc Ltd reported 1.41M shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Td Asset Management holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 345,153 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corporation owns 141,400 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based Scotia Capital Inc has invested 0.04% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Bnp Paribas Investment Prtnrs Sa holds 76,776 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. New England Research & Mngmt accumulated 5.11% or 57,700 shares. Transamerica Finance Advisors reported 28,263 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund has 32,396 shares for 0.07% of their US portfolio. Axa reported 114,300 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.
Insider Transactions: Since May 31, 2016, the stock had 1 insider purchase, and 14 insider sales for $45.34 million net activity. 3,293 shares with value of $164,749 were sold by Siracusa Paul A on Tuesday, September 6. On Thursday, June 9 the insider Tursi Louis sold $6.24M. The insider SHEARER ROBERT K sold 6,586 shares worth $652,014. On Tuesday, May 31 the insider Craigie James sold $4.91 million. On Friday, June 3 the insider CUGINE STEVEN P sold $987,409. $222,128 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) was bought by FARRELL MATTHEW. 63,000 shares were sold by CONISH MARK G, worth $6.33 million.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Ratings Coverage
Out of 12 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 4 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. $116 is the highest target while $50 is the lowest. The $93.63 average target is 114.21% above today’s ($43.71) stock price. Church & Dwight has been the topic of 19 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $116 target price in Friday, August 5 report. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 5 by Deutsche Bank. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 11 by UBS. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by UBS. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Societe Generale initiated the shares of CHD in a report on Tuesday, October 13 with “Hold” rating.
Another recent and important Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Declares 463rd Regular Quarterly Dividend” on November 02, 2016.
CHD Company Profile
Church & Dwight Co., Inc., incorporated on December 14, 1925, develops, makes and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Firm operates in three divisions: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products Division (SPD). The Firm sells its consumer products under a range of brands through a distribution platform that includes supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar, pet, and other specialty stores and Websites. The Firm also sells specialty products to industrial clients and distributors. The Company’s brands include ARM & HAMMER, which is used in multiple product categories, such as baking soda, cat litter, carpet deodorization and laundry detergent; TROJAN condoms, lubricants and vibrators; OXICLEAN stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, dishwashing detergent and bleach alternatives; SPINBRUSH battery-operated and manual toothbrushes; FIRST RESPONSE home pregnancy and ovulation test kits; NAIR depilatories; ORAJEL oral analgesics; XTRA laundry detergent, and BATISTE dry shampoo. It also offers the combination of the L’IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brand names for the Company’s gummy dietary supplement business.
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