Church & Dwight Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 2nd. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. produces sodium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate-based products. The Company sells its products, primarily under the ARM & HAMMER trademark, to consumers and to industrial customers and distributors. Church & Dwight provides products such as baking soda, carpet deodorizer, and laundry detergent, as well as Brillo soap pads.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Church & Dwight Co. Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.72 per share on revenues of $776.59 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.85.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.65 to a profit $0.64. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.8, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Church & Dwight Co. has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,422||2,521||2,589||2,749||2,922|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.39||1.705||1.87||2.12||2.45|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||731.10||690.60||696.40||725.20||809.70|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.4385||0.66||0.56||0.66||0.5710|
Church & Dwight Co. has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)