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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD

Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Cleaning Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD  has a market cap of 12883.15. Since its IPO date on the 3/6/1986, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD performance year to date is 18.46%. Today Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has gained -0.57%, with a current price of 99.43.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 39.50%. Return of assets are at 10.60%, with return on investment at 14.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.35. While Total debt/equity is 0.54. With a profit margin of 13.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 45.40%, and operating margin of 20.60%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has seen a EPS growth of 2.00%. A performance for the year of 17.01%. The 52-week high is -7.06%, and the 52-week low is 30.84%. The average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is 277700.

With a target price of 101.23, can Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a P/E of 28.98 and a forward P/E of 26.02. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.95. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.72 and 6.35 respectively. For P/cash, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a value of 61.12, while it is 30.02 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 99.43, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.43%. We see a return on equity of 22.70%.

Looking more long-term Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.83%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.12% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.00% for this year and for the last five years a 10.40% growth has been seen.

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