Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CHD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $65.19, the dividend yield is 1.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $65.19, representing a -1.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $66 and a 31.27% increase over the 52 week low of $49.66.
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 14.38%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CHD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHD as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
- 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 10.92% over the last 100 days. XMLV has the highest percent weighting of CHD at 1.32%.