Church & Dwight Co., Inc. ($CHD) Cautious Buy or Hold to $61 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Stock ticker CHD
Live stock price [stckqut]CHD[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $61.03
Target stock price (averages with growth) $72.51
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $59.3
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $63.75

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=chd

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Company’s brands include ARM & HAMMER, (used in multiple product categories, such as baking soda, carpet deodorization and laundry detergent), TROJAN Condoms, XTRA laundry detergent, OXICLEAN pre-wash laundry additive, NAIR depilatories, FIRST RESPONSE home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, ORAJEL oral analgesics and SPINBRUSH battery-operated toothbrushes. The Company operates in three segments: Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products segments represented approximately 72%, 19% and 9%, respectively, of the Company’s net sales. On June 28, 2011, the Company acquired the BATISTE dry shampoo brand from Vivalis, Limited. In October 2012, it acquired Avid Health, Inc. (Avid).

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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