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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) which is in the industry Cleaning Products, gaining 0.76% today. In the last week its performance is -0.46%, and -5.99% for the past quarter. Currently, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has a target price of 50.57, so today’s gain of 0.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.34%.

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD), has a market cap of 12251.23, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 82.60%.

At the current price of 47.92, it has a dividend yield of 1.48%, and its target price is 50.57. This is with a profit margin of 13.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.54. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has a P/E of 27.93, as well as a forward P/E of 25.09.

With a current EPS of 1.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.15%,Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.85%.

Performance for the year is 16.13%. Since its IPO date on 3/6/1986, the total performance to date is 14.18%.

Volume today for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD), is 1423600, while its average volume is 1242.15. Whilst the total gain today was 0.76%, it did have a day high of -6.40%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.32% for the month. The 52-week low for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has been 26.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.60%, and its return on assets is 10.60%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has an operating margin of 20.60%. With a sales growth of 3.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Church & Dwight Co. Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.84, and the P/S is 3.54, along with a P/B of 6.12. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 58.12.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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