WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC Has $530,000 Holdings in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD)

WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC lifted its position in shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) by 4.4% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 5,715 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 240 shares during the quarter. WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC’s holdings in Church & Dwight were worth $530,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Wellington Management Group LLP acquired a new stake in Church & Dwight in the 1st quarter valued at $368,000. AXA boosted its stake in Church & Dwight by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. AXA now owns 297,235 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,076,000 after buying an additional 17,243 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new stake in Church & Dwight in the 1st quarter valued at $72,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Church & Dwight by 59.2% in the 1st quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,000 after buying an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Church & Dwight by 15.4% in the 1st quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 268,531 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,235,000 after buying an additional 35,753 shares in the last quarter. 81.32% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on Church & Dwight from $97.00 to $102.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on Church & Dwight from $86.00 to $111.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on Church & Dwight from $68.00 to $74.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 16th. Truist Financial lifted their price objective on Church & Dwight from $90.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 3rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their price objective on Church & Dwight from $78.00 to $89.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Church & Dwight currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $95.13.

Shares of CHD stock traded down $0.66 on Monday, reaching $91.25. 22,804 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,377,922. The stock has a market cap of $22.80 billion, a PE ratio of 32.81, a P/E/G ratio of 3.67 and a beta of 0.39. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has a one year low of $47.98 and a one year high of $98.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.82. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $92.44 and a 200 day moving average price of $83.22.

Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) last released its earnings results on Friday, July 31st. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.15 billion. Church & Dwight had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 15.70%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. On average, research analysts expect that Church & Dwight Co., Inc. will post 2.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Richard A. Dierker sold 78,070 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.85, for a total value of $7,326,869.50. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 85,723 shares in the company, valued at $8,045,103.55. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Maynadier Patrick D. De sold 9,640 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.70, for a total value of $932,188.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 19,965 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,930,615.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 149,668 shares of company stock valued at $14,092,036. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Church & Dwight Profile

Church & Dwight Co, Inc develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International, and Specialty Products Division. The company offers cat litters, carpet deodorization, laundry detergents, and baking soda, as well as other baking soda based products under the ARM & HAMMER brand; condoms, lubricants, and vibrators under the TROJAN brand; stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, and bleach alternatives under the OXICLEAN brand; battery-operated and manual toothbrushes under the SPINBRUSH brand; home pregnancy and ovulation test kits under the FIRST RESPONSE brand; depilatories under the NAIR brand; oral analgesics under the ORAJEL brand; laundry detergents under the XTRA brand; gummy dietary supplements under the L'IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brands; dry shampoos under the BATISTE brand; water flossers and replacement showerheads under the WATERPIK brand; and hair removal products under the FLAWLESS brand.

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