Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 09, 2013

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Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $63.21, the dividend yield is 1.77%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $63.21, representing a -2.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.10 and a 27.46% 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 $2.55. Zacks Investment Research reports CHD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.45%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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:

  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MDY with an increase of 16.24% over the last 100 days. IJK has the highest percent weighting of CHD at 1.41%.



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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