American Research Management Lowers stake in Church & Dwight Co. (CHD)

Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) : American Research Management reduced its stake in Church & Dwight Co. by 0.93% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 95,539 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $8,856,465 after selling 900 shares in Church & Dwight Co. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 26, 2016.Church & Dwight Co. makes up approximately 3.70% of American Research Management’s portfolio.

Church & Dwight Co. opened for trading at $92.7 and hit $93.69 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $93.49, with a gain of 0.85% or 0.79 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,68,818 shares. Company has a market cap of $12,128 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Hl Financial Services reduced its stake in CHD by selling 555 shares or 5.63% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,311 shares of CHD which is valued at $863,130. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.02% of Hl Financial Services’s portfolio.Pggm Investments reduced its stake in CHD by selling 1,835 shares or 1.74% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 103,406 shares of CHD which is valued at $9,516,454. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.05% of Pggm Investments’s portfolio. Oakbrook Investments sold out all of its stake in CHD during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 3,800 shares of CHD which is valued $356,858.Benjamin F. Edwards Company reduced its stake in CHD by selling 3 shares or 1.92% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 153 shares of CHD which is valued at $14,368. Dnb Asset Management As added CHD to its portfolio by purchasing 12,198 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,145,514. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.02% of Dnb Asset Management As’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, Church & Dwight Co. reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Feb 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.81. The company had revenue of $873.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $863.50 million. The company’s revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.78 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Church & Dwight Co.. Church & Dwight Co. was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Underperform” on Apr 18, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Feb 3, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $89 .

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. develops manufactures and markets a range of household personal care and specialty products. The Company operates in three segments. The Consumer Domestic segment provides the power brands (ARM & HAMMER TROJAN OXICLEAN SPINBRUSH FIRST RESPONSE NAIR ORAJEL XTRA L’IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION) and other household and personal care products such as SCRUB FREE KABOOM and ORANGE GLO cleaning products ANSWER home pregnancy and ovulation test kits ARRID antiperspirant and CLOSE-UP and AIM toothpastes. The Consumer International segment sells personal care products some of which use the same brands as the Company’s domestic product lines in International markets. The Specialty Products Division (SPD) is a producer of sodium bicarbonate which it sells together with other specialty inorganic chemicals for industrial institutional medical and food applications. SPD also sells a range of animal nutrition and specialty cleaning products.

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