Offering A Liquidity Story – Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD)

Craigie James, Director, subtracted 200,000 shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) from its portfolio at the rate of $77.87 per share valuing $15,573,985 on Jun 07. The insider left behind 13,806 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) was $74.37. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $74.85, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $75.32. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $73.82 and a 2nd Support Level at $73.27. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) stock has lost $0.51, or -0.89%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.92, or -3.78%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $1.15, or 1.57%. This year-to-date, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) shares have gained $8.61, or 13.09%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) stock, 20% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 246,219 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $18,143,878K. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) generates $4,146 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $568,600 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 36.53%, a 3-Year Total Return of 48.31%, and a 5-year Total Return of 119.45%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 55.36%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.228 per share on 05/14/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.23%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.91.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) reported earnings of $0.70 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.66 per share, representing a 0.04 difference and 5.96% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.57 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.58 per share, which was a 2.38% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.52 per share. This estimate came from a total of 11 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.53 and the low estimate was $0.52. In the year-ago quarter, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) generated per-share earnings of $0.49. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +6.12% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 18 purchases (556,761 shares in total) and 17 sale (600,650 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 22 insider buys amounting to 696,099 shares and 22 insider sales amounting to 750,511 shares. In the past full year, 43 insider purchases were made (involving 1,578,509 shares) and 58 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,805,429 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) has a Current Ratio of 0.81, a Quick Ratio of 0.52 and a Cash Ratio of 0.24. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 85.87, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 46.20, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 34.72. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 61.49 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 33.08.