Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) went up by 1.42% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $98.96. The company’s stock price has collected 2.77% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 03/12/21 that Church & Dwight Co. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Is It Worth Investing in Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE :CHD) Right Now?
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.49 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CHD is at 0.37. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $91.87, which is $7.08 above the current price. CHD currently public float of 24.78M and currently shorts hold a 19.47% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CHD was 1.42M shares.
CHD’s Market Performance
CHD stocks went up by 2.77% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.45% and a quarterly performance of -2.77%, while its annual performance rate touched 40.81%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.36% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.28% for Church & Dwight Co. Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.94% for CHD stocks with a simple moving average of -1.06% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CHD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHD stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for CHD by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for CHD in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $94 based on the research report published on December 08th of the previous year 2020.
Argus gave a rating of “Buy” to CHD, setting the target price at $98 in the report published on July 15th of the previous year.
CHD Trading at 3.53% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CHD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.39% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.28%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.36%, as shares surge +5.78% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.36% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CHD rose by +2.77%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +16.15% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $81.14. In addition, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. saw -1.74% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CHD starting from Bomhard Britta, who sale 9,320 shares at the price of $83.55 back on Mar 16. After this action, Bomhard Britta now owns 5,283 shares of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., valued at $778,686 using the latest closing price.
Bomhard Britta, the E.V.P. Chief Marketing Officer of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., sale 15,680 shares at $83.55 during a trade that took place back on Mar 15, which means that Bomhard Britta is holding 5,283 shares at $1,310,064 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CHD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +19.17 for the present operating margin
- +43.19 for the gross margin
The net margin for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. stands at +16.05. The total capital return value is set at 18.28, while invested capital returns managed to touch 16.33. Equity return is now at value 26.10, with 10.90 for asset returns.
Based on Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (CHD), the company’s capital structure generated 78.04 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 43.83. Total debt to assets is 31.79, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 65.58. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 36.83.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.94, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.97 and the total asset turnover is 0.70. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.80.