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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 12561.74. Since its IPO date on the 3/6/1986, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD performance year to date is 15.90%. Today Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has gained 3.73%, with a current price of 101.26.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 83.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 42.60%. Return of assets are at 9.80%, 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 0.36. While Total debt/equity is 0.6. With a profit margin of 12.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 44.70%, and operating margin of 19.90%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.5.

For the last year Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD has seen a EPS growth of 2.00%. A performance for the year of 12.65%. The 52-week high is -5.68%, and the 52-week low is 32.78%. The average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., CHD is 424002.

With a target price of 97.64, 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 31.18 and a forward P/E of 25.59. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.53. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.66 and 6.58 respectively. For P/cash, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a value of 64.65, while it is 30.37 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 101.26, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.45%. We see a return on equity of 20.90%.

Looking more long-term Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.83%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.07% 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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