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
Interest Expense6.87.4
Interest Coverage28.8225.76

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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