Church & Dwight Reaches New 52-Week High (CHD)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Church & Dwight Company (NYSE: CHD) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $48.25, above its previous 52-week high of $48.20 with 140,224 shares traded as of 10:20 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 764,900 shares over the past 30 days.

Church & Dwight has a market cap of $6.55 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 22.5, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 22.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Church & Dwight as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Church & Dwight Ratings Report.

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