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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 47.34 (-0.42% today). The market cap for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 12532.97, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Cleaning Products industry. The target price for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 50.54. Currently Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is trading with a P/E of 27.7, and a forward P/E of 24.88. Average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 1251.45 and so far today it is 51031.

Performance in the last year for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has been 14.81%. For EPS growth, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.21%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.40% over the last five years and could be 9.85% for the next five years. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 54.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.82%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.28%.

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 13.28%. With Church & Dwight Co. Inc. trading at 47.34, the dividend yield is 1.49%, and the EPS is 1.72.

So could Church & Dwight Co. Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.7. The PEG is 2.81, P/S is 3.62 and the P/B is at 6.07. The P/cash is 59.45, with P/free cash flow at 29.21.

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.35, and total debt/equity at 0.54.

In terms of margins, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has a gross margin of 45.40%, an operating margin of 20.60% and a profit margin of 13.10%.Payout ratio for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 39.50%. Return on assets come to 10.60% with return on investment coming to 14.60%.

Insider ownership for Church & Dwight Co. Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 82.50%. Outstanding shares are at 263.63. While shares float is 257.11. The float short is currently 1.76%, and short ratio is 3.61.

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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