Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) shares fell to a low of $85.72 before closing at $86.47. Intraday shares traded counted 1.66 million, which was -16.08% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 1.43M. CHD’s previous close was $86.21 while the outstanding shares total 245.20M. The firm has a beta of 0.38, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 28.02, and a growth ratio of 3.46. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 48.40, with weekly volatility at 1.56% and ATR at 1.46. The CHD stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $72.03 and a $98.96 high. The stock traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 0.30% on 06/04/21.
Investors have identified the Household & Personal Products company Church & Dwight Co. Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $21.14 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (CHD) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For CHD, the company has in raw cash 127.5 million on their books with 282.2 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 1.11 billion total, with 1.27 billion as their total liabilities.
CHD were able to record 73.9 million as free cash flow during the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by -55.6 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 100.2 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (CHD)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. recorded a total of 1.24 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 5.95% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/05/2021 quarter reducing by -4.55%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 688.0 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 550.9 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 245.20M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.90 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/05/2021 (0.83 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 3.26 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on CHD sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of CHD attractive?
In related news, E.V.P. Chief Marketing Officer, Bomhard Britta sold 9,320 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Mar 16. The sale was performed at an average price of 83.55, for a total value of 778,686. As the sale deal closes, the E.V.P. Chief Marketing Officer, Bomhard Britta now sold 15,680 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,310,064. Also, Director, Craigie James bought 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Mar 02. The shares were price at an average price of 78.62 per share, with a total market value of 393,100. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, Craigie James now holds 6,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 481,530. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.
6 out of 20 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 10 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Church & Dwight Co. Inc.. 4 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the CHD stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $91.19.