Church & Dwight Co Inc

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CHD : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$53.67 up 0.34 | 0.64%
Today's Range: 53.315 - 53.76
Avg. Daily Volume: 1470500.0
07/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHURCH & DWIGHT INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. CHURCH & DWIGHT INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.38 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)877.2849.0
EBITDA ($mil)228.3206.8
EBIT ($mil)199.6179.5
Net Income ($mil)131.5113.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)139.5194.3
Total Assets ($mil)4487.84292.3
Total Debt ($mil)1278.61151.1
Equity ($mil)1935.71920.3

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin48.9447.86
EBITDA Margin26.0224.35
Operating Margin22.7521.14
Sales Turnover0.780.8
Return on Assets10.639.69
Return on Equity24.6621.67
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.650.78
Interest Expense8.26.8
Interest Coverage24.3426.4

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)251.9256.34
Div / share0.190.18
Book value / share7.687.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1492128.01885027.0


BUY. CHURCH & DWIGHT INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 24.64 for the Household Products industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.90 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 50.53. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CHURCH & DWIGHT INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CHD 29.04 Peers 24.64   CHD 22.00 Peers 17.47

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

CHD is trading at a premium to 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 significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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CHD 25.60 Peers 22.98   CHD 2.99 Peers 2.95

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.


Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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CHD 6.90 Peers 50.53   CHD 16.61 Peers 40.49

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 3.79 Peers 3.36   CHD 2.61 Peers -0.84

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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