CHD stock: buy or sell?
February 21st, 2020
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products. The company operates through three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and the Specialty Products Division.
Should I buy CHD stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Church & Dwight stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Church & Dwight stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CHD stock for the last 30 days.
CHD stock analysis
Church & Dwight shares gained 0.39% to $76.61 today.
Shares of Church & Dwight gained a slightly good 0.39% and closed at $76.61. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on Jan 31st, CHD climbed $4.06 (5.60%). CHD is soaring again after a 1.94% correction from its last top on Tuesday at $76.85.
Shares of Church & Dwight ended this week at $76.61 and remained constant a neutral 0.24%. Counting this, it's been 4 climbing weeks in a row, soaring a 7.71%.
Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late January, CHD climbed $5.53 (7.78%). Far behind is the all-time high Church & Dwight marked by mid August 2019 but price is just -4.78% below that top.
CHD stock price history
CHD stock went public on November 2nd, 1982 with a price of $0.001. Since then, CHD stock grew a inf%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in CHD stock in 1982, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
CHD stock historical price chart
CHD stock reached all-time highs on August with a price of $80.46.
CHD stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' CHD stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price target for Church & Dwight stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Church & Dwight matched the forecasts of the analysts and reported an EPS of $0.57 per share. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Church & Dwight annual revenues soared an impressive 9.79% to $4,145.90 M dollars from $3,776.20 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) fell a -5.97% to 13.71%.
|2013||$3,190 M||-||$394 M12.4%||-|
|2014||$3,298 M||3.37%||$414 M12.6%||4.94%|
|2015||$3,395 M||2.95%||$410 M12.1%||-0.85%|
|2016||$3,493 M||2.90%||$459 M13.1%||11.84%|
|2017||$3,776 M||8.10%||$743 M19.7%||61.96%|
|2018||$4,146 M||9.79%||$569 M13.7%||-23.51%|
Quarterly financial resultsChurch & Dwight posted $1,074.40 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 3.55% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $142.80 million with a profit margin of 13.29%. Profit margin remained stable a -0.81% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 14.10%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Church & Dwight sales marked a beatiful gain and stepped up a 4.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Church & Dwight posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$898 M||-||$73 M8.1%||-|
|2017-Q3||$968 M||7.78%||$133 M13.8%||82.99%|
|2017-Q4||$1,033 M||6.74%||$406 M39.3%||204.05%|
|2018-Q1||$1,006 M||-2.62%||$158 M15.7%||-61.09%|
|2018-Q2||$1,028 M||2.18%||$122 M11.8%||-22.88%|
|2018-Q3||$1,038 M||0.94%||$146 M14.1%||20.21%|
|2018-Q4||$1,074 M||3.55%||$143 M13.3%||-2.39%|
|2019-Q1||$1,045 M||-2.76%||$176 M16.8%||23.04%|
Church & Dwight ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Church & Dwight, 0.19% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for CHD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Church & Dwight:
|Market cap||$18.8 B|
|Total shares||245.4 M|
|Float shares||244.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||90.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 21st, 2020|
|Day range||$76.06 - $76.87|
|Average true range||$1.09|
|50d mov avg||$71.81|
|100d mov avg||$71.51|
|200d mov avg||$73.16|
Church & Dwight performanceTo better understand Church & Dwight performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Church & Dwight against in the following table:
|CHDChurch & Dwight||11.64%||-1.77%||17.03%|
Church & Dwight competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Church & Dwight competitor. This doesn't mean Church & Dwight does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
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