As Church & Dwight INC (CHD) Stock Price Rose, Taurus Asset Management LLC Decreased Its Holding by $3.72 Million

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.92 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 33 investors sold CHD shares while 224 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 204.72 million shares or 5.72% more from 193.65 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Bahl & Gaynor Inc reported 243,525 shares stake. Columbia Prns L L C Investment holds 28,959 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. 34,566 are owned by Cibc Mkts Corporation. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 2,850 shares. 800,246 are held by Btim. Inverness Counsel Llc invested in 0.67% or 222,454 shares. Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 0.05% or 3.43 million shares. The France-based Tobam has invested 0.46% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Coastline stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Wendell David Assoc holds 1.95% or 215,063 shares. Greenleaf Trust holds 0% or 3,844 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd Company holds 626,945 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc invested in 1.21M shares or 0.02% of the stock. Advisory Net Limited Co stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Amalgamated Comml Bank has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD).

Since June 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $47.30 million activity. $980,755 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares were sold by LEBLANC ROBERT D. The insider FARRELL MATTHEW sold $1.01 million. Craigie James also sold $19.93 million worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares. 15,000 Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares with value of $986,589 were sold by CUGINE STEVEN P. 15,762 shares were sold by Vergis Janet S., worth $1.05 million. 16,718 shares were sold by SHEARER ROBERT K, worth $966,650.

Taurus Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Church & Dwight Inc (CHD) by 18.67% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taurus Asset Management Llc sold 70,280 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 306,097 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $16.27M, down from 376,377 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Taurus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Church & Dwight Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.45B market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $66.81. About 1.38 million shares traded. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has risen 20.23% since December 8, 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 February, 4. They expect $0.59 EPS, up 13.46 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.52 per share. CHD’s profit will be $145.28M for 28.31 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual EPS reported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.72 % EPS growth.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Church \u0026 Dwight Co (NYSE:CHD), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Church \u0026 Dwight Co had 14 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, November 2 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) rating on Friday, November 2. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $62 target. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, November 5. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Friday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 29 by Jefferies. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, August 3 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, September 27 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, October 4 by Bank of America. The company was maintained on Monday, July 16 by Bank of America. On Friday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”.

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