Church & Dwight Co IncFind Ratings Reports
CHURCH & DWIGHT INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. CHURCH & DWIGHT INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.63 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.43% 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||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||870.7||861.8|
|Net Income ($mil)||124.0||120.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||232.1||210.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4282.7||4217.8|
|Total Debt ($mil)||929.7||981.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.34||47.57|
|Return on Assets||10.68||9.67|
|Return on Equity||21.58||19.9|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||258.36||261.99|
|Div / share||0.18||0.17|
|Book value / share||8.21||7.82|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1881947.0||1051093.0|
BUY. CHURCH & DWIGHT INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.98 for the Household Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.49. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.30 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 24.19. 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 25.05||Peers 26.98||CHD 16.17||Peers 15.40|
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.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|CHD 22.88||Peers 21.73||CHD NM||Peers 1.88|
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.
Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|CHD 5.30||Peers 24.19||CHD 14.52||Peers 39.97|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CHD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CHD 3.24||Peers 3.23||CHD 2.48||Peers -3.36|
Average. 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 valuation on par with 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.