Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2014. 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 $73.55, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHD was $73.55, representing a -0.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.62 and a 20.57% increase over the 52 week low of $61.
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 $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports CHD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.46%, compared to an industry average of .9%.
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 XMLV with an increase of 4.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHD at 1.43%.