As of right now, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [CHD] is trading at $95.55, down -0.52%. It is a good measure of the stock’s recent performance to check whether the stock’s short-term value is rising or falling. The CHD shares have gain 0.46% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -2.75%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
On 28, July 2023, Church & Dwight Reports Q2 2023 Results. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, 2023 Second Quarter Results.
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.
Through the last year, Church & Dwight Co. Inc.’s stock price ranged from $70.16 to $100.52. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $99.50 within the next 12 months. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE: CHD] shares were valued at $95.55 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 4.13% based on the average CHD price forecast.
Analyzing the CHD fundamentals
For Church & Dwight Co. Inc., (CHD), the latest quarter sales were 1.45 billion, which represents an 9.70% increase. In the same period, the company’s revenue per employee was $1,023,924, whereas its income per employee was $78,838. 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 94.85 points at the first support level, and at 94.14 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 96.72, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 97.88.
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [CHD] reported earnings per share of $0.92 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.79/share, meaning a difference of $0.13 and a surprise factor of 16.50%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2023 were $0.85 per share as compared to estimates of $0.78 per share, a difference of $0.07 representing a surprise of 9.00%.
Ratios To Look Out For
It is important to note that Church & Dwight Co. Inc. [NYSE:CHD] has a current ratio of 1.40. Further, the Quick Ratio stands at 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 52.88.
Transactions by insiders
Insider trading, which has resulted in 5 insider purchases of 5,674 shares and 0 insider sales of 0 shares in the past three months, is now the topic of our analysis. Recent insider trading involved FARRELL MATTHEW, President and CEO, that happened on Aug 03 when 4591.0 shares were sold. President and CEO, FARRELL MATTHEW completed a deal on Aug 02 to sell 7006.0 shares. Meanwhile, EVP, Chief HR Officer Hemsey Rene sold 7460.0 shares on May 09.