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How has Church & Dwight Co. Inc.:(NYSE:CHD) performed recently?

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12919.3. It is in the Cleaning Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 31.89, a forward P/E of 26.16 and EPS of 3.13. At a stock price of 99.82 (-0.02%) it has a dividend yield of 1.42%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 2.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.07% and more long-term 8.83% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.50%.

For performance, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.82%. For the last month performance for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 0.44%. While the last quarter is 7.43% and half year, 27.47%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.34%.

The 52-week high for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is at -7.02%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 30.89%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.78% and 10.87% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.41%, and for the month it is 1.56%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc., has a target price of 97.21.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.36, and for total debt/equity Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has 0.6. The gross margin is 44.70%, while operating margin is 19.90%, the profit margin is 12.10%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 84.30%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a payout ratio of 42.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 129.4. The shares float is 128.04, with the float short at 3.49%, with short ratio coming to 5.66.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Church & Dwight Co. Inc., get 9.80%, with its returns on investment at 14.60%. Return on equity is 20.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 97.21, reached soon?

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