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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 12210.02. Since its IPO date on the 3/6/1986, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD performance year to date is 14.18%. Today Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has gained 0.29%, with a current price of 47.92.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.40%. 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 11.19%. The 52-week high is -10.42%, and the 52-week low is 26.12%. The average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is 1135333.

With a target price of 50.57, 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 27.93 and a forward P/E of 25.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.84. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.53 and 6.12 respectively. For P/cash, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a value of 57.92, while it is 28.45 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 47.92, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.48%. 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 9.85%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.15% 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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