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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 11595.62. Since its IPO date on the 3/6/1986, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD performance year to date is 7.28%. Today Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has gained -1.55%, with a current price of 44.15.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 39.50%. Return of assets are at 10.70%, 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 0.33. While Total debt/equity is 0.44. With a profit margin of 13.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 45.50%, and operating margin of 20.70%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has seen a EPS growth of 2.00%. A performance for the year of 6.17%. The 52-week high is -17.14%, and the 52-week low is 16.66%. The average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is 130353.

With a target price of 47.43, 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 25.81 and a forward P/E of 23.69. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.27. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.34 and 5.45 respectively. For P/cash, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a value of 49.96, while it is 24.89 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 44.15, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.58%. 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 7.90%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.80% 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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