Church & Dwight Earnings Preview
Church & Dwight (NYS: CHD) met its estimates last quarter, but investors hope that it will beat them this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings Thursday. Church & Dwight develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of household, personal care, and specialty products. The company focuses its marketing efforts mainly on its eight "power" brands.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are bullish on Church & Dwight as eight analysts rate it as a buy and only one analyst rates it as a sell. Analysts like Church & Dwight better than competitor Clorox overall. Analysts still rate the stock a hold, but they are a bit more wary about it compared with three months ago.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $669.6 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 4.5% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.56 per share. Estimates range from $0.55 to $0.57.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 97.3% giving it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 95.3% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Church & Dwight and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 131 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Church & Dwight's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Church & Dwight's profit has risen year over year by an average of 5.1%.
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