Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.218 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CHD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.74% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $47.77, the dividend yield is 1.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $47.77, representing a -11.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.18 and a 10.55% increase over the 52 week low of $43.21.
CHD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). CHD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.04. Zacks Investment Research reports CHD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 16.42%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.
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 CWS with an decrease of -1.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHD at 3.88%.