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How to buy Church-and-Dwight Company stock
Learn how to easily invest in Church-and-Dwight Company stock.
Church-and-Dwight Company is a household & personal products business based in the US. Church-and-Dwight Company shares (CHD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Church-and-Dwight Company employs 5,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.3 billion.
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- CHD shares summary
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- Is CHD stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is CHD suitable for ethical investing?
- Are CHD shares over-valued?
- Church-and-Dwight Company's financials
- How volatile are CHD shares?
- Does Church-and-Dwight Company pay a dividend?
- Have CHD shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Church-and-Dwight Company stock price (NYSE: CHD)Use our graph to track the performance of CHD stocks over time.
Church-and-Dwight Company shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$82.12|
|52-week range||$69.91 - $104.32|
|50-day moving average||$80.21|
|200-day moving average||$85.31|
|Wall St. target price||$85.23|
|Dividend yield||$1.038 (1.27%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.98|
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Is it a good time to buy Church-and-Dwight Company stock?
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Church-and-Dwight Company price performance over time
|1 week (2023-01-19)||1.95%|
|1 month (2022-12-23)||0.07%|
|3 months (2022-10-25)||8.60%|
|6 months (2022-07-22)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-01-26)||-17.01%|
|2 years (2021-01-26)||-6.68%|
|3 years (2020-01-24)||15.16%|
|5 years (2018-01-26)||67.22%|
Is Church-and-Dwight Company stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Church-and-Dwight Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Church-and-Dwight Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Church-and-Dwight Company's P/E ratio
Church-and-Dwight Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Church-and-Dwight Company shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Church-and-Dwight Company's PEG ratio
Church-and-Dwight Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.9929. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Church-and-Dwight Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Church-and-Dwight Company's EBITDA
Church-and-Dwight Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Church-and-Dwight Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Church-and-Dwight Company financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||18.32%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||7.76%|
|Return on equity TTM||2045.99%|
|Market capitalisation||$20.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Church-and-Dwight Company's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Church-and-Dwight Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Church-and-Dwight Company's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 31.73
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Church-and-Dwight Company's overall score of 31.73 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 46th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Church-and-Dwight Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Church-and-Dwight Company's environmental score
Environmental score: 14.15/100
Church-and-Dwight Company's environmental score of 14.15 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Church-and-Dwight Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Church-and-Dwight Company's social score
Social score: 15.62/100
Church-and-Dwight Company's social score of 15.62 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Church-and-Dwight Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Church-and-Dwight Company's governance score
Governance score: 12.96/100
Church-and-Dwight Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Church-and-Dwight Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Church-and-Dwight Company's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Church-and-Dwight Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Church-and-Dwight Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||31.73|
|Total ESG percentile||46.32|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||2|
Church-and-Dwight Company share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 35.12% of net profits
Recently Church-and-Dwight Company has paid out, on average, around 35.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.27% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Church-and-Dwight Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.27% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Church-and-Dwight Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.038 per share.
While Church-and-Dwight Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Church-and-Dwight Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Church-and-Dwight Company's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Church-and-Dwight Company's shares ever split?
Church-and-Dwight Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 September 2016. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Church-and-Dwight Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Church-and-Dwight Company shares which in turn could have impacted Church-and-Dwight Company's share price.
Church-and-Dwight Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Church-and-Dwight Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $69.9142 up to $104.3157. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Church-and-Dwight Company's is 0.466. This would suggest that Church-and-Dwight Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Church-and-Dwight Company overview
Church & Dwight Co. , Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products. It operates through three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and Specialty Products Division. The company offers cat litters, carpet deodorizers, laundry detergents, and baking soda, as well as other baking soda based products under the ARM & HAMMER brand; condoms, lubricants, and vibrators under the TROJAN brand; stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, and bleach alternatives under the OXICLEAN brand; battery-operated and manual toothbrushes under the SPINBRUSH brand; home pregnancy and ovulation test kits under the FIRST RESPONSE brand; depilatories under the NAIR brand; oral analgesics under the ORAJEL brand; laundry detergents under the XTRA brand; gummy dietary supplements under the L'IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brands; dry shampoos under the BATISTE brand; water flossers and replacement showerheads under the WATERPIK brand; FLAWLESS products; cold shortening and relief products under the ZICAM brand; and oral care products under the THERABREATH brand. Its specialty products include animal productivity products, such as MEGALAC rumen bypass fat, a supplement that enables cows to maintain energy levels during the period of high milk production; BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN, which are used to reduce health issues associated with calving, as well as provides needed protein; and CELMANAX refined functional carbohydrate, a yeast-based prebiotic. The company offers sodium bicarbonate; and cleaning and deodorizing products.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Church-and-Dwight Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.181% of Church-and-Dwight Company shares are held by insiders and 84.438% by institutions. How many people work for Church-and-Dwight Company?
Latest data suggests 5,100 work at Church-and-Dwight Company. When does the fiscal year end for Church-and-Dwight Company?
Church-and-Dwight Company's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Church-and-Dwight Company based?
Church-and-Dwight Company's address is: Princeton South Corporate Center, Ewing, NJ, United States, 08628 What is Church-and-Dwight Company's ISIN number?
Church-and-Dwight Company's international securities identification number is: US1713401024 What is Church-and-Dwight Company's CUSIP number?
Church-and-Dwight Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 171340102
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