Church & Dwight Co. Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group (CHD)
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) traded down 0.48% on Monday, hitting $67.82. The stock had a trading volume of 1,876,379 shares. Church & Dwight Co. has a 1-year low of $56.36 and a 1-year high of $70.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $69.06 and a 200-day moving average of $67.49. The company has a market cap of $9.217 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.69.
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.73. The company had revenue of $782.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $783.95 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.76 earnings per share. Church & Dwight Co.’s revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Church & Dwight Co. will post $3.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on CHD. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Church & Dwight Co. in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Oppenheimer raised their price target on shares of Church & Dwight Co. from $72.00 to $76.00 in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Church & Dwight Co. from $71.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $73.00.
Church & Dwight Co, Inc develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products.
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