Analyst Rating Update on Church & Dwight Company (CHD)

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) : The consensus on Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) based on 15 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.73, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 4 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 7 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 2 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD).

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) : The most positive equity analysts on Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) expects the shares to touch $112, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $78 in the short term. The company is covered by 9 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $97.67 with an expected fluctuation of $10.94 from the mean.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $98.87, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $99.99 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $98.07 and closed the trading day at $99.98, in the green by 1.26%. The total traded volume for the day was 700,036. The stock had closed at $98.74 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Tursi Louis, officer (Executive VP, Consumer Sales) of Church & Dwight Co Inc /De/, unloaded 63,000 shares at an average price of $99.07 on June 9, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $6,241,410, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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