Church & Dwight Co., Inc (CHD) is a leading household & personal products business based in the US. Church-and-Dwight CoInc is listed on the NYSE and employs 4,800 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$47.5713 - $98.6886|
|50-day moving average||$86.0312|
|200-day moving average||$89.4686|
|Wall St. target price||$94.13|
|Dividend yield||$0.96 (1.13%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.091|
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Valuing Church-and-Dwight CoInc stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Church-and-Dwight CoInc's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.2917. 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 CoInc'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 CoInc's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Church-and-Dwight CoInc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$4.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.95%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.64%|
|Return on equity TTM||27.04%|
|Market capitalisation||$21.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.4 million Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares held short by investors – that's known as Church-and-Dwight CoInc's "short interest". This figure is 1.3% up from 4.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares can be evaluated.
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Church-and-Dwight CoInc's SIR currently stands at 3.45. In other words for every 100,000 Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3450 shares are currently held short.
However Church-and-Dwight CoInc's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares, or, against the total number of tradable Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Church-and-Dwight CoInc's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.02% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Church-and-Dwight CoInc.
Find out more about how you can short Church-and-Dwight CoInc stock.
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 CoInc.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 31.73
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Church-and-Dwight CoInc's overall score of 31.73 (as at 01/01/2019) 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 CoInc 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.).
Environmental score: 14.15/100
Church-and-Dwight CoInc'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 CoInc is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 15.62/100
Church-and-Dwight CoInc'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 CoInc is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 12.96/100
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Church-and-Dwight CoInc is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Church-and-Dwight CoInc scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Church-and-Dwight CoInc has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|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|
Dividend payout ratio: 33.68% of net profits
Recently Church-and-Dwight CoInc has paid out, on average, around 33.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.13% 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 CoInc shareholders could enjoy a 1.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Church-and-Dwight CoInc's case, that would currently equate to about $0.96 per share.
While Church-and-Dwight CoInc's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Church-and-Dwight CoInc may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's most recent dividend payout was on 1 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Church-and-Dwight CoInc's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 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 CoInc shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Church-and-Dwight CoInc shares which in turn could have impacted Church-and-Dwight CoInc's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Church-and-Dwight CoInc's shares have ranged in value from as little as $47.5713 up to $98.6886. 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 CoInc's is 0.355. This would suggest that Church-and-Dwight CoInc's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and Specialty Products Division. The company offers cat litters, carpet deodorization, 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; and hair removal products under the FLAWLESS brand. It provides specialty products, including animal productivity products, such as MEGALAC rumen bypass fat, a supplement, which enables cows to maintain energy levels during the period of high milk production; BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN, which are designed to help reduce health issues associated with calving, as well as provides needed protein; and CELMANAX refined functional carbohydrate, a yeast based prebiotic. In addition, the company offers sodium bicarbonate; and cleaning and deodorizing products. It sells its consumer products through supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar and other discount stores, pet and other specialty stores, and Websites and other e-commerce channels; and specialty products to industrial customers and livestock producers through distributors. The company was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.
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