As of close of business last night, Church & Dwight Co. Inc.’s stock clocked out at $77.60, up 1.54% from its previous closing price of $76.42. In other words, the price has increased by $+1.18 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1309487 shares were traded. CHD stock price reached its highest trading level at $78.16 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $76.24.
To gain a deeper understanding of CHD’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 42.57 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 39.76. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.60 and its Current Ratio is at 1.10. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.68 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.57.
Upgrades & Downgrades
Morgan Stanley Upgraded its Underweight to Equal-Weight on October 17, 2022, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $82.
Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Sep 16 when Hemsey Rene sold 5,000 shares for $76.77 per share. The transaction valued at 383,855 led to the insider holds 6,259 shares of the business.
IRWIN BRADLEY C sold 7,000 shares of CHD for $685,043 on May 11. The Director now owns 41,636 shares after completing the transaction at $97.86 per share. On Feb 11, another insider, Price Penry W, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 16,718 shares for $98.39 each. As a result, the insider received 1,644,819 and left with 23,015 shares of the company.
As of this moment, Church’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 26.01, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 24.86. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 6.97. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 3.51 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 5.11.
Stock Price History:
Over the past 52 weeks, CHD has reached a high of $105.28, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $70.16. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 74.23, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 88.87.
It appears that CHD traded 1.64M shares on average per day over the past three months and 1.51M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 243.87M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 243.40M. Insiders hold about 0.18% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 84.80% stake in the company. Shares short for CHD as of Oct 13, 2022 were 3.86M with a Short Ratio of 4.05M, compared to 4.16M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 1.59% and a Short% of Float of 1.81%.
Dividends & Splits
With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.97, CHD has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.05. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 1.27%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 1.37%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.26. The current Payout Ratio is 34.30% for CHD, which recently paid a dividend on Nov 30, 2022 with an ex-dividend date of Nov 13, 2022. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Sep 01, 2016 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.
As of right now, 19 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.65 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.7 and a low estimate of $0.63, while EPS last year was $0.8. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.72, with high estimates of $0.75 and low estimates of $0.62.
Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.05 and $2.86 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $2.97. EPS for the following year is $3.18, with 22 analysts recommending between $3.37 and $3.06.
In the current quarter, 16 analysts expect revenue to total $1.31B. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.36B to a low estimate of $1.3B. As of the current estimate, Church & Dwight Co. Inc.’s year-ago sales were $1.28B, an estimated increase of 1.80% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 16 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.43B, an increase of 4.40% over than the figure of $1.80% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.45B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.37B.
A total of 20 analysts have provided revenue estimates for CHD’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $5.44B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $5.29B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $5.36B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $5.19B, up 3.30% from the average estimate. Based on 20 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.62B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5.77B and the low estimate is $5.52B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 4.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.