CHURCH & DWIGHT INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. CHURCH & DWIGHT INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.69 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.74% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||873.6||865.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||109.1||106.6|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||330.0||423.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4256.9||4381.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1150.6||1201.2|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.24||47.65|
|Return on Assets||9.64||9.44|
|Return on Equity||20.28||19.69|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||129.95||133.35|
|Div / share||0.34||0.31|
|Book value / share||15.57||15.76|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||930540.0||1424416.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 32.40 for the Household Products industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 72.39. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CHURCH & DWIGHT INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CHD 30.22||Peers 32.40||CHD 19.89||Peers 16.29|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
CHD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
CHD is trading at a premium to its peers.
|CHD 24.45||Peers 22.73||CHD 2.11||Peers 1.23|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
CHD is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
CHD trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|CHD 5.96||Peers 72.39||CHD 1.99||Peers -19.04|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CHD is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CHD is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CHD 3.55||Peers 3.16||CHD 2.94||Peers -7.03|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
CHD is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CHD has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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