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Noticeable Stock: Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD)


The shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) currently has mean rating of 2.84 while 3 analysts have recommended the shares as “BUY”, 2 recommended as “OUTPERFORM” and 10 recommended as “HOLD”. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell.

The company’s mean estimate for sales for the current quarter ending Jun-16 is 869.40 million by 14 analysts. The means estimate of sales for the year ending Dec-16 is 3.52 billion by 18 analysts.

The mean price target for the shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) is at 97.21 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is 112.00 and low price target is 81.00. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 14 brokerage firms.

The average estimate of EPS for the current fiscal quarter for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) stands at 0.80 while the EPS for the current year is fixed at 3.53 by 19 analysts.

The next one year’s EPS estimate is set at 3.81 by 20 analysts while a year ago the analysts suggested the company’s EPS at 3.53. The analysts also projected the company’s long-term growth at 3.53% for the upcoming five years.

In its latest quarter ended on 31st March 2016, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) reported earnings of $0.86. The posted earnings topped the analyst’s consensus by $0.01 with the surprise factor of 1.20%. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term “Cockroach Effect” is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

On June 13, 2016 Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) announced the acquisition of the CAMEO®, SNOBOL® and PARSONS’® brands and assets from Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD).  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

CAMEO Copper, Brass & Porcelain Cleaner, CAMEO Aluminum & Stainless Steel Cleaner, SNOBOL Toilet Bowl Cleaner, and the original PARSONS’ Ammonia are household names that date back to the 1950’s. The quality and effectiveness of these traditional cleaning brands have inspired dozens of new cleaning products for decades.

Armaly plans to invest in marketing for CAMEO, SNOBOL and PARSONS’, and expand North American and global distribution.

“These are top of the line consumer brands that will expand our family of traditional and highly functional cleaning products—a category where we’ve been focused for 108 years,” said John Armaly, president and CEO of Armaly Brands. “Similar to the success we’ve had introducing Brillo to a new generation of consumers, we’re excited to increase access to these products through our retail partners and introduce these trusted brands to new households around the world.”

Armaly acquired Brillo from Church & Dwight Co., Inc. in 2010, and through its commitment to marketing and innovation Brillo remains the world’s most recognized cleaning brand. Armaly’s family of products also includes Brillo® Soap Pads, Brillo® Estracell® sponges and the Brillo® Sweep & Mop™, which provides an innovative all-in-one solution for a deeper, more sanitary clean.

“Consumers recognize and are looking for the CAMEO, SNOBOL and PARSONS’ brands because they offer an easier, more thorough cleaning experience. We will continue to work with our retail partners to provide our shared consumers easier access to these established brands,” Armaly added.

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