Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.31
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 3rd, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 18th will be given a dividend of 0.31 per share on Monday, March 3rd. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at KeyCorp initiated coverage on shares of Church & Dwight Co. in a research note to investors on Monday, December 16th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on shares of Church & Dwight Co. in a research note to investors on Monday, November 25th. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $71.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Church & Dwight Co. in a research note to investors on Monday, November 25th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Church & Dwight Co. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $70.63.
Shares of Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) traded down 3.90% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $62.06. 1,961,893 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Church & Dwight Co. has a 1-year low of $56.36 and a 1-year high of $66.96. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $65.6 and its 200-day moving average is $63.37. The company has a market cap of $8.617 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.84.
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 4th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $822.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $822.83 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Church & Dwight Co. will post $2.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Church & Dwight Co, Inc develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products.
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