Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) went up by 0.68% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $105.28. The company’s stock price has collected -2.39% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 10/30/21 that Supply-Chain Crisis Has Companies Asking if They Should Still Advertise
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 23.90 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CHD is at 0.36. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 22 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 5 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $87.60, which is $13.27 above the current price. CHD currently public float of 242.44M and currently shorts hold a 1.44% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CHD was 1.52M shares.
CHD’s Market Performance
CHD stocks went down by -2.39% for the week, with a monthly drop of -13.19% and a quarterly performance of -17.06%, while its annual performance rate touched -9.63%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.00% for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.41% for CHD stocks with a simple moving average of -20.45% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CHD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHD stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for CHD by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for CHD in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $75 based on the research report published on September 14th of the current year 2022.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Overweight” to CHD, setting the target price at $95 in the report published on June 21st of the current year.
CHD Trading at -13.35% 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 -28.57% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.00%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.71%, as shares sank -13.32% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -21.71% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CHD fell by -2.39%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -20.13% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $80.64. In addition, Church & Dwight Co. Inc. saw -26.63% 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 Hemsey Rene, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $76.77 back on Sep 16. After this action, Hemsey Rene now owns 6,259 shares of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., valued at $383,855 using the latest closing price.
IRWIN BRADLEY C, the Director of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., sale 7,000 shares at $97.86 during a trade that took place back on May 11, which means that IRWIN BRADLEY C is holding 41,636 shares at $685,043 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CHD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +19.12 for the present operating margin
- +41.29 for the gross margin
The net margin for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. stands at +15.94. Equity return is now at value 22.80, with 9.80 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.59.