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Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

Posted
2/11/2013 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:CHD;CL;DEF;IJH;IJK;IVOG;MDYG;PG

Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) 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 ( PG ) and Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ). 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%.

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:

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%.