Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) : Watch Point Trust Co reduced its stake in Church & Dwight Co. by 0.62% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 48,230 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $4,885,699 after selling 300 shares in Church & Dwight Co. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 8, 2016.Church & Dwight Co. makes up approximately 4.18% of Watch Point Trust Co’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Dnb Asset Management As boosted its stake in CHD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 500 additional shares and now holds a total of 12,698 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $1,286,307. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.03% of Dnb Asset Management As’s portfolio.West Oak Capital boosted its stake in CHD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 600 additional shares and now holds a total of 626 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $63,414. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.05% of West Oak Capital’s portfolio.Stock Yards Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in CHD by selling 850 shares or 13.18% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,600 shares of CHD which is valued at $578,704. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.08% of Stock Yards Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.
Church & Dwight Co. opened for trading at $99.84 and hit $100.56 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $99.98, with a gain of 0.41% or 0.41 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,74,828 shares. Company has a market cap of $12,830 M.
On the company’s financial health, Church & Dwight Co. reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.85. The company had revenue of $849.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $827.32 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Church & Dwight Co.. Church & Dwight Co. was Initiated by Stifel to “Hold” on Jul 12, 2016. Church & Dwight Co. was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Underperform” 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.