Church & Dwight Co., Inc., founded in 1846, is the leading U.S. producer of sodium bicarbonate, popularly known as baking soda, a natural product that cleans, deodorizes, leavens, and buffers. The company’s ARM & HAMMER brand is one of the nation’s most trusted trademarks for a broad range of consumer and specialty products.

Church & Dwight’s long-term mission is to maintain their track record of delivering outstanding TSR relative to that of the S&P 500. Their long-term business model for delivering this sustained earnings growth is based on what they call their “evergreen business model”, reflecting annual organic revenue growth of 3%, gross margin expansion, tight management of overhead costs, and operating margin improvement of roughly 50 basis points to achieve sustained annual earnings growth of 8%, excluding the effect of acquisitions.

Church & Dwight’s consumer products business is organized into two segments: Consumer Domestic, which encompasses both household and personal care products, and Consumer International, which primarily consists of personal care products. The company has fourteen key brands representing approximately 80% of its revenues.

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day. They win when they respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other differences. They believe that their employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. The company aims to be a diverse, inclusive, and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together. 

Church & Dwight Stock Details

  • Ticker: nyse:chd
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Household & Personal Products
  • Market Cap: 20.22B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 49.35
  • Dividend Yield: 1.27%

CHD Industry Competitors

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Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
PG NYSE:PG Procter & Gamble 336.44 25.02 2.56 YES 1 4 51
EL NYSE:EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. 96.29 51.54 0.98 NO 1 4 51
CL NYSE:CL Colgate-Palmolive 62.05 25.01 2.53 YES 1 4 51
KMB NYSE:KMB Kimberley-Clark 44.30 23.31 3.60 YES 1 4 51
CHD NYSE:CHD Church & Dwight Co. Inc. 20.22 49.35 1.27 NO 1 4 51
CLX NYSE:CLX Clorox CO 19.10 37.29 3.05 YES 1 4 51

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