Wedgewood Investors Inc Pa buys $722,304 stake in Church & Dwight Co. (CHD)

Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) : Wedgewood Investors Inc Pa scooped up 200 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 8, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 7,200 shares of Church & Dwight Co. which is valued at $722,304.Church & Dwight Co. makes up approximately 0.67% of Wedgewood Investors Inc Pa’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Baring Asset Management Ltd reduced its stake in CHD by selling 4,119 shares or 4.73% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 82,917 shares of CHD which is valued at $8,105,137. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.64% of Baring Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio.Davenport Co reduced its stake in CHD by selling 1,265 shares or 0.42% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 299,577 shares of CHD which is valued at $29,951,708. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.44% of Davenport Co’s portfolio. Cutler Group Lp added CHD to its portfolio by purchasing 5,149 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $514,797. Church & Dwight Co. makes up approx 0.03% of Cutler Group Lp’s portfolio.

Church & Dwight Co. closed down -0.45 points or -0.45% at $100.03 with 4,14,897 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $100.5, the shares hit an intraday low of $100.005 and an intraday high of $100.84 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

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 L’IL 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 Company’s 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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