CHD stock: buy or sell?

CHD stock price: $76.61 0.39% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020

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Shares of Church & Dwight ended today at $76.61 and gained a slightly good 0.39%.

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?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Church & Dwight stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

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

Daily outlook

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.

CHD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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.
CHD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.29n/a
2017-Q32017-11-020.470.494.3%
2017-Q42018-02-050.50.524.0%
2018-Q12018-05-030.610.633.3%
2018-Q22018-08-020.470.494.3%
2018-Q32018-11-010.540.587.4%
2018-Q42019-02-050.580.57-1.7%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 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%.

CHD annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$3,190 M-$394 M12.4%-
2014$3,298 M3.37%$414 M12.6%4.94%
2015$3,395 M2.95%$410 M12.1%-0.85%
2016$3,493 M2.90%$459 M13.1%11.84%
2017$3,776 M8.10%$743 M19.7%61.96%
2018$4,146 M9.79%$569 M13.7%-23.51%

Quarterly financial results

Church & 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.
CHD quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$898 M-$73 M8.1%-
2017-Q3$968 M7.78%$133 M13.8%82.99%
2017-Q4$1,033 M6.74%$406 M39.3%204.05%
2018-Q1$1,006 M-2.62%$158 M15.7%-61.09%
2018-Q2$1,028 M2.18%$122 M11.8%-22.88%
2018-Q3$1,038 M0.94%$146 M14.1%20.21%
2018-Q4$1,074 M3.55%$143 M13.3%-2.39%
2019-Q1$1,045 M-2.76%$176 M16.8%23.04%

Church & Dwight ownership

When 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:

CHD
Market cap$18.8 B
Total shares245.4 M
Float shares244.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)90.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.2%
Shares in short selling0.0%

CHD summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Open$76.06
Close$76.61
Day range$76.06 - $76.87
Previous close$76.31
Session gain0.39%
Average true range$1.09
50d mov avg$71.81
100d mov avg$71.51
200d mov avg$73.16
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern

Church & Dwight performance

To 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:
Stock3m6m12m
CHDChurch & Dwight11.64%-1.77%17.03%

Church & Dwight competitors

Unfortunately, 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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