Church & Dwight Co Inc /de/ (CHD): Paul A Siracusa , Executive V.P., Global R&D of Church & Dwight Co Inc /de/ sold 7,400 shares on May 9, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 10, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $97.05 per share for a total value of $718,147.81 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Feb 23, 2016, Steven J Katz (VP, Controller and CAO) sold 6,600 shares at $89.85 per share price.On Feb 22, 2016, Paul A Siracusa (Executive V.P., Global R&D) sold 10,000 shares at $89.54 per share price.Also, On Feb 18, 2016, Bradley C Irwin (director) sold 2,500 shares at $89.95 per share price.On Feb 12, 2016, Robert D Leblanc (director) sold 8,000 shares at $85.82 per share price.
Church & Dwight Co.: On Friday, May 6, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Church & Dwight Co. which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $95.26 and hit $96.94 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $96.84, with a gain of 1.81% or 1.72 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 8,64,169 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $96.94 and the company has a market cap of $12,427 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $76.85.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Church & Dwight Co. is Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform. Earlier the firm had a rating of Neutral on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 18, 2016.
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.