Church & Dwight Company (CHD) Receives Analyst Rating

Church & Dwight Company (CHD) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Church & Dwight Company (CHD) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 2 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 7 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 15 research analysts is 2.73, which indicates as a Hold.

Church & Dwight Company (CHD) : Currently there are 9 street experts covering Church & Dwight Company (CHD) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $58 and $47 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $51.5. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $3.86.


Also, Barclays maintains its view on Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Underweight by the stock experts at the ratings house. Barclays lowers the price target from $92 per share to $47 per share on Church & Dwight Company . The rating by the firm was issued on September 6, 2016.

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD): After opening at $46.91, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $46.74 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $47.215 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $47.11 for the day, a gain of 0.64% for the day session. The total traded volume was 782,595. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $46.81.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Company operates in three segments. The Consumer Domestic segment provides the power brands (ARM & HAMMER, TROJAN, OXICLEAN, SPINBRUSH, FIRST RESPONSE, NAIR, ORAJEL, XTRA, LIL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION) and other household and personal care products, such as SCRUB FREE, KABOOM and ORANGE GLO cleaning products, ANSWER home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, ARRID antiperspirant and CLOSE-UP and AIM toothpastes. The Consumer International segment sells personal care products, some of which use the same brands as the Companys domestic product lines, in International markets. The Specialty Products Division (SPD) is a producer of sodium bicarbonate, which it sells together with other specialty inorganic chemicals for industrial, institutional, medical and food applications. SPD also sells a range of animal nutrition and specialty cleaning products.

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