Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHD stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that CHD has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $62.75, the dividend yield is 1.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $62.75,
representing a -4.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.49 and
a 26.54% increase over the 52 week low of $49.59.
CHD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Unilever PLC (
). CHD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports CHD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.24%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to CHD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHD as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF (
- MidCap SPDR Trust Series I (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOO with an increase of
8.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CHD at 0.66%.