Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) 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 ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). 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 dates, visit the CHD Dividend History page.

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 ( IVOO )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CHD , IJH , IVOO , MDY , PG , UL

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