Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (NYSE:CHD) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.07. Church & Dwight Company also updated its FY17 guidance to $1.92 EPS.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. UBS AG restated a sell rating and set a $46.00 price objective (up from $45.00) on shares of Church & Dwight Company in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Church & Dwight Company from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $58.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Bank of America Corporation boosted their price objective on Church & Dwight Company from $51.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an underperform rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a buy rating and set a $60.00 price objective (up from $59.00) on shares of Church & Dwight Company in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Church & Dwight Company from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $50.60.

Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (NYSE:CHD) opened at 52.62 on Monday. Church & Dwight Company, Inc. has a 1-year low of $42.56 and a 1-year high of $54.18. The firm has a market cap of $13.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.75 and a beta of 0.57. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $51.93 and a 200-day moving average price of $48.96.

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.06. Church & Dwight Company had a return on equity of 24.11% and a net margin of 13.56%. The company had revenue of $877.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $869.06 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.43 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Church & Dwight Company, Inc. will post $1.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Church & Dwight Company Company Profile

Church & Dwight Co, Inc develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Company’s segments include Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products Division (SPD). The Company also sells specialty products to industrial customers and distributors.

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