Is Church & Dwight Co Inc (NYSE:CHD) Going to Burn These Institutional Investors?

October 11, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Sentiment for Church & Dwight Co Inc (NYSE:CHD)

Church & Dwight Co Inc (NYSE:CHD) institutional sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.06, from 0.92 in 2018Q1. The ratio has increased, as 253 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 257 sold and trimmed stakes in Church & Dwight Co Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 204.72 million shares, up from 193.65 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Church & Dwight Co Inc in their top 10 equity positions increased from 12 to 14 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 33 Reduced: 224 Increased: 185 New Position: 68.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.62 billion. The companyÂ’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 17.08 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.

The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $55.48. About 352,176 shares traded. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has risen 20.23% since October 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.61% the S&P500.

Analysts await Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, up 10.20 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.49 per share. CHD’s profit will be $132.52M for 25.69 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.20 % EPS growth.

Reik & Co. Llc holds 31.4% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for 1.92 million shares. S&Co Inc owns 722,244 shares or 4.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Compass Capital Management Inc has 4.3% invested in the company for 555,749 shares. The Vermont-based M. Kraus & Co has invested 3.81% in the stock. Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 646,670 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 9 sales for $24.82 million activity.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Church \u0026 Dwight Co’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Church \u0026 Dwight Co, 3 give it “Buy”, 3 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $46 while the high is $70. The stock’s average target of $57 is 2.74% above today’s ($55.48) share price. CHD was included in 12 notes of analysts from April 20, 2018. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, April 20. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of CHD in report on Wednesday, October 10 to “Sell” rating. As per Thursday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, April 20. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, August 3. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, May 7 report. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, August 3. The stock has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale on Tuesday, August 7. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, July 16 by Bank of America. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, October 4 by Bank of America.

Another recent and important Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) news was published by which published an article titled: “7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy” on October 10, 2018.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Institutional Positions Chart

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