Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Unilever PLC (
). 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
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 (
- MidCap SPDR Trust Series I (
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%.