NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Church & Dwight Company

(NYSE:

CHD

) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $42.85, above its previous 52-week high of $42.84 with 71,724 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 862,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Church & Dwight has a market cap of $6 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer non-durables

industry. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of household, personal care, and specialty products under various brand names in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Church & Dwight as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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