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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD)?

The company in question is, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) currently with a stock price of 99.86 (-0.66% today). The market cap for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 13007.29, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Cleaning Products industry. The target price for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 99.21. Currently Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is trading with a P/E of 32.1, and a forward P/E of 26.29. Average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 787.96 and so far today it is 239022.

Performance in the last year for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has been 14.26%. For EPS growth, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.27%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.40% over the last five years and could be 9.40% for the next five years. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 7.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.18%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.77%.

Since the IPO date for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. on the 3/6/1986, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 19.34%. With Church & Dwight Co. Inc. trading at 99.86, the dividend yield is 1.41%, and the EPS is 3.13.

So could Church & Dwight Co. Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 32.1. The PEG is 3.42, P/S is 3.79 and the P/B is at 6.77. The P/cash is 66.94, with P/free cash flow at 31.45.

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.36, and total debt/equity at 0.6.

In terms of margins, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a gross margin of 44.70%, an operating margin of 19.90% and a profit margin of 12.10%.Payout ratio for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 42.60%. Return on assets come to 9.80% with return on investment coming to 14.60%.

Insider ownership for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 84.00%. Outstanding shares are at 129.4. While shares float is 128.04. The float short is currently 3.59%, and short ratio is 5.84.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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