Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $60.13,
representing a -0.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.42 and
a 28.32% increase over the 52 week low of $46.86.
CHD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Colgate-Palmolive Company (
). CHD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.45. Zacks Investment Research reports CHD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.42%, compared to an
industry average of 12.6%.
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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:
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Growt (
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJH with an increase of
9.07% over the last 100 days. IJK has the highest percent weighting
of CHD at 1.41%.