Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) : Ami Asset Management Corp scooped up 3,225 additional shares in Church & Dwight Co. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 19, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 779,222 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $71,711,801.Church & Dwight Co. makes up approximately 4.80% of Ami Asset Management Corp’s portfolio.
Church & Dwight Co. opened for trading at $90.83 and hit $92.1 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $92.03, with a gain of 0.80% or 0.73 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 7,36,456 shares. Company has a market cap of $11,939 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Btim Corp. reduced its stake in CHD by selling 2,845 shares or 1.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 240,155 shares of CHD which is valued at $22,101,465. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.38% of Btim Corp.’s portfolio.Gateway Investment Advisers boosted its stake in CHD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 48,455 additional shares and now holds a total of 161,426 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $14,856,035. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.13% of Gateway Investment Advisers’s portfolio.Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Incid reduced its stake in CHD by selling 750 shares or 0.43% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 172,147 shares of CHD which is valued at $16,166,325. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 1.84% of Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Incid’s portfolio.Eagle Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in CHD by selling 2,191 shares or 0.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 441,803 shares of CHD which is valued at $41,286,490. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.29% of Eagle Asset Management Inc’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 LIL 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 Companys 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.