Church & Dwight Co Inc

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CHD : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$43.78 up 0.31 | 0.71%
Today's Range: 43.48 - 43.88
Avg. Daily Volume: 1894700.0
01/13/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


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 ($mil)870.7861.8
EBITDA ($mil)221.3214.8
EBIT ($mil)196.0190.6
Net Income ($mil)124.0120.4


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)232.1210.6
Total Assets ($mil)4282.74217.8
Total Debt ($mil)929.7981.0
Equity ($mil)2120.02049.6


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin48.3447.57
EBITDA Margin25.4124.92
Operating Margin22.5122.12
Sales Turnover0.810.8
Return on Assets10.689.67
Return on Equity21.5819.9
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.021.09
Debt/Capital0.30.32
Interest Expense6.87.4
Interest Coverage28.8225.76


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)258.36261.99
Div / share0.180.17
EPS0.470.45
Book value / share8.217.82
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1881947.01051093.0

Valuation


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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 

 

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