Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) : Bluestein R H Co scooped up 10,493 additional shares in Church & Dwight Co. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 456,973 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $45,916,647.Church & Dwight Co. makes up approximately 3.42% of Bluestein R H Co’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Marshall Wace Llp reduced its stake in CHD by selling 178,543 shares or 91.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 16,371 shares of CHD which is valued at $1,644,958. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.01% of Marshall Wace Llp’s portfolio. Boston Financial Mangement added CHD to its portfolio by purchasing 2,025 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $203,472. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.02% of Boston Financial Mangement’s portfolio.Buffington Mohr Mcneal reduced its stake in CHD by selling 1,025 shares or 18.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,400 shares of CHD which is valued at $442,288. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.19% of Buffington Mohr Mcneal’s portfolio. Partnerre Asset Management Corp added CHD to its portfolio by purchasing 900 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $89,856. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.05% of Partnerre Asset Management Corp’s portfolio.
Church & Dwight Co. opened for trading at $99.36 and hit $100.02 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $100, with a gain of 0.91% or 0.9 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,04,876 shares. Company has a market cap of $12,880 M.
On the company’s financial health, Church & Dwight Co. reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Aug 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.79. The company had revenue of $877.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $869.53 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Church & Dwight Co.. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Aug 5, 2016 to “Sell”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 93 from a previous price target of $88 .Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Aug 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 104 from a previous price target of $102 .Company shares were Reiterated by Jefferies on Aug 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 116 from a previous price target of $112 .
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.