Church & Dwight Company (CHD) Receives Price Target

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 $116 and $92 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $103.22. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $8.57.

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.


Also, Major Brokerage house, Citigroup maintains its ratings on Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD). In the latest research report, Citigroup raises the target price from $103 per share to $110 per share. According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Neutral by the analysts at the agency. The rating by the firm was issued on August 5, 2016.

Church & Dwight Company (NYSE:CHD): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $99.64 and $99.02 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $99.99. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $99.75, notching a gain of 0.33% for the day. The total traded volume was 669,879 . The stock had closed at $99.42 on the previous day.

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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