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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 47.92 (0.29% today). The market cap for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 12307.77, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Cleaning Products industry. The target price for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 50.67. Currently Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is trading with a P/E of 27.93, and a forward P/E of 25.1. Average volume for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is 1348.64 and so far today it is 1133400.

Performance in the last year for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has been 11.19%. For EPS growth, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.04%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.40% over the last five years and could be 9.78% 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 -1.42%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.26%.

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 14.18%. With Church & Dwight Co. Inc. trading at 47.92, the dividend yield is 1.48%, and the EPS is 1.72.

So could Church & Dwight Co. Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.93. The PEG is 2.86, P/S is 3.56 and the P/B is at 6.12. The P/cash is 58.39, with P/free cash flow at 28.68.

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 82.20%. Outstanding shares are at 256.84. While shares float is 256.7. The float short is currently 3.40%, and short ratio is 6.48.

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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