How Many Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

April 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares while 220 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. 197.64 million shares or 0.87% more from 195.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Dorsey Whitney Tru Co Ltd has 0.14% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 14,658 shares. Greenleaf Trust has 0% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Nippon Life Global Americas holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 81,990 shares. Pension holds 285,775 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.05% or 893,430 shares. Brown Advisory, Maryland-based fund reported 238,412 shares. 23,876 are owned by Envestnet Asset Management. Lowe Brockenbrough Commerce Inc reported 11,895 shares. Cohen Lawrence B reported 0.39% stake. Bessemer Grp reported 4.83M shares or 0.94% of all its holdings. Catalyst Advisors Llc holds 0% or 1,850 shares. Motley Fool Asset Mngmt Lc owns 66,600 shares or 0.72% of their US portfolio. City Co, a West Virginia-based fund reported 74 shares. Agf has 204,001 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Pennsylvania Trust Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 7,302 shares.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $25.60 million activity. $638,319 worth of stock was sold by KATZ STEVEN J on Friday, March 9.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Church & Dwight had 19 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Morgan Stanley. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CHD in report on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4. On Wednesday, November 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Friday, October 27. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, April 20. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. Below is a list of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) latest ratings and price target changes.

20/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $48 New Target: $46 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $54 Downgrade
07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $46 New Target: $48 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Old Rating: Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
06/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0
06/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $52 New Target: $50 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $47.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 5.91% or $2.88 during the last trading session, reaching $45.84. About 4.58 million shares traded or 111.79% up from the average. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 4.22% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.77% the S&P500.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States. The company has market cap of $11.19 billion. The companyÂ’s Consumer Domestic segment offers household products, including baking soda, carpet and cat litter deodorizers, clumping cat litters, washing soda, fabric softeners, daily shower cleaners, cleaning products, dishwashing detergents and boosters, laundry and cleaning solutions, and bathroom cleaners, as well as powder, liquid, and unit dose laundry detergents; and personal care products, such as toothpastes and oral rinses, home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, deodorants and antiperspirants, toothbrushes, shampoos, dietary supplements, depilatories, lotions, creams, waxes, oral analgesics, nasal saline moisturizers, and feminine hygiene products, as well as condoms, lubricants, and vibrating products. It has a 15.81 P/E ratio. The Company’s Consumer International segment sells personal care, household, and over-the-counter products in international markets comprising Canada, France, Australia, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Institutional Positions Chart

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