Church & Dwight Co. Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:CHD)
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $73.00.
CHD has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Church & Dwight Co. in a research note on Monday, July 7th. Separately, 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. Finally, 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.
Shares of Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) opened at 67.72 on Tuesday. 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 $69.09 and a 200-day moving average of $67.57. The company has a market cap of $9.204 billion and a P/E ratio of 24.65.
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters 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 in the prior year, the company posted $0.76 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Church & Dwight Co. will post $3.02 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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