Church & Dwight Co. Inc.’s stock (CHD) continues to rise above its goal

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [CHD] stock prices are up 0.11% to $84.32 at the moment. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The CHD shares have lost -1.91% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 0.29%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 15, February 2023, Church & Dwight to Present at 2023 CAGNY Conference. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD) will present at the 2023 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 3:00 PM EST. The presentation will be broadcast on the company’s website. A replay of the webcast will be available following the event.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE: CHD] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on February 17, 2023, when Citigroup initiated its Neutral rating and assigned the stock a price target of $85. Previously, Argus downgraded its rating to Hold on February 13, 2023. On February 07, 2023, Oppenheimer reiterated its Outperform rating but maintained its price target of $93 on the stock. Atlantic Equities upgraded its rating to a Neutral but stick to its price target of $80 on February 06, 2023. Morgan Stanley upgraded its rating to a Overweight and raised its price target to $91 on January 17, 2023. Credit Suisse upgraded its rating to Outperform for this stock on January 17, 2023, and upped its price target to $95. In a note dated November 07, 2022, Argus upgraded an Buy rating on this stock but restated the target price of $78.

The stock price of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [CHD] has been fluctuating between $70.16 and $105.28 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $86.53 within the next 12 months. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE: CHD] shares were valued at $84.32 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 2.62% based on the average CHD price forecast.

Analyzing the CHD fundamentals

The most recent quarter, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE:CHD] reported sales of 1.44 billion, representing a surge of 4.90%. A company’s income per employee is $78,838 while it generates $1,023,924 in revenue per employee. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +39.58% with Operating Margin at +11.12%, Pretax Margin comes in at +9.73%, and Net Margin reading is +7.70%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 5.07, Equity is 12.31, Total Capital is 9.72, and Invested Capital is 7.37. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 44.93 and enduring liabilities to assets of 34.12.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 83.81 points at the first support level, and at 83.30 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 85.12, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 85.92.

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [CHD] reported earnings per share of -$0.67 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 12/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.6/share, meaning a difference of -$1.27 and a surprise factor of -211.70%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 9/29/2022 were $0.76 per share as compared to estimates of $0.65 per share, a difference of $0.11 representing a surprise of 16.90%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It’s worth pointing out that Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE:CHD]’s Current Ratio is 1.20. As well, the Quick Ratio is 0.63, while the Cash Ratio is 0.23. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 3.69, the price to book ratio is 5.63 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 50.22.

Transactions by insiders

Recent insider trading involved Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamu, Director, that happened on Mar 10 when 17544.0 shares were sold. EVP Chief Commercial Officer, Wood Paul Richard completed a deal on Mar 08 to sell 48262.0 shares. Meanwhile, Director Price Penry W sold 17544.0 shares on Feb 28.