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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 12957. It is in the Cleaning Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 29.15, a forward P/E of 26.16 and EPS of 3.43. At a stock price of 100 (0.91%) 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 8.12% and more long-term 9.83% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 54.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.60%.

For performance, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.16%. For the last month performance for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 2.15%. While the last quarter is 1.90% and half year, 10.71%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.91%.

The 52-week high for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is at -6.53%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.32% and 8.90% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.07%, and for the month it is 1.31%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc., has a target price of 101.23.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.35, and for total debt/equity Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has 0.54. The gross margin is 45.40%, while operating margin is 20.60%, the profit margin is 13.10%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 82.50%. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a payout ratio of 39.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 129.57. The shares float is 128.56, with the float short at 3.51%, with short ratio coming to 7.1.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Church & Dwight Co. Inc., get 10.60%, with its returns on investment at 14.60%. Return on equity is 22.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 101.23, reached soon?

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