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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
CHD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CHD: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.32 Max: 3.05
Current: 0.19
0.09
3.05
Equity to Asset 0.47
CHD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CHD: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.47
0.27
0.67
Interest Coverage 23.40
CHD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 25.24 vs. CHD: 23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.15  Med: 15.37 Max: 68.25
Current: 23.4
4.15
68.25
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.14
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
8.93%
15.42%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.47
CHD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. CHD: 19.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 12.00 Max: 19.48
Current: 19.47
1.73
19.48
Net-margin (%) 11.98
CHD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CHD: 11.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 7.11 Max: 12.55
Current: 11.98
2.1
12.55
ROE (%) 19.99
CHD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. CHD: 19.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.29  Med: 17.39 Max: 21.54
Current: 19.99
13.29
21.54
ROA (%) 9.48
CHD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. CHD: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.93  Med: 7.44 Max: 10.46
Current: 9.48
5.93
10.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 88.59
CHD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. CHD: 88.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.61  Med: 51.07 Max: 91.07
Current: 88.59
23.61
91.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
CHD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CHD: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 9.50 Max: 19.9
Current: 8.3
3.5
19.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
CHD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CHD: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.8  Med: 16.40 Max: 29.1
Current: 10.8
7.8
29.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
CHD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CHD: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 10.8  Med: 15.90 Max: 42.4
Current: 12.4
10.8
42.4
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Q3 2014

CHD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 932,181 sh (+14.21%)
Jim Simons 367,100 sh (+6.16%)
First Eagle Investment 2,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 378,400 sh (-2.06%)
Ron Baron 1,944,911 sh (-3.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 75,474 sh (-46.45%)
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Q4 2014

CHD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 474,900 sh (+29.37%)
First Eagle Investment 2,400 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,944,469 sh (-0.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 874,333 sh (-6.21%)
Mario Gabelli 346,100 sh (-8.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,236 sh (-63.91%)
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Q1 2015

CHD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ron Baron 1,944,390 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 2,400 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 331,810 sh (-4.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 819,720 sh (-6.25%)
Jim Simons 254,300 sh (-46.45%)
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Q2 2015

CHD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 275,883 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,542 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 2,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Jeremy Grantham 716,520 sh (-12.59%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Church & Dwight Company, Inc.

Giverny Capital's Podium of Errors - Church & Dwight - Mar 25, 2014

Church & Dwight was first known for its Arm & Hammer brand, the baking soda often placed in our refrigerators to capture odors. About 15 years ago, the company decided to develop an ambitious growth plan by developing new products for Arm & Hammer and also by acquiring new brands. In 2001, the company purchased Carter-Wallace which has many brands including Trojan (the famous condoms), Nair (to remove superfluous body hair) and First Response (the pregnancy test).





As soon as 2003, I could observe the success of this strategy. In only five years, EPS increased from $.26 to $.62 and the stock was trading at $11 (or a P/E of 19x). I hoped that the stock would drop to a more interesting level which never really happened. In 2013, the company generated $2.89 in EPS, meaning that the company grew at an annualized rate of 17% over the course of the last decade. The stock is now trading at $61, a gain of 455% in 10 years (19% annually). And the P/E increased rather than decreased.





This was a great error because I understood the nature of the company’s product and brands (allow me to make a juvenile joke by mentioning that Trojan is an ideal repeat business). Additionally, after following the company closely for five years, I also realized by 2003 that the company was led by a brilliant team dedicated to serving and creating wealth for its shareholders. I don’t have any excuses to even mention and this error is certainly in the gold camp.





Source: Giverny Capital Annual Letter 2013



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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.12
CHD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CHD: 29.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.83  Med: 21.81 Max: 30.06
Current: 29.12
15.83
30.06
Forward P/E 24.45
CHD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. CHD: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.10
CHD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.90 vs. CHD: 29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.78  Med: 21.79 Max: 30.08
Current: 29.1
15.78
30.08
P/B 5.75
CHD's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CHD: 5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.36  Med: 3.31 Max: 5.95
Current: 5.75
2.36
5.95
P/S 3.48
CHD's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CHD: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.6
Current: 3.48
1.3
3.6
PFCF 23.79
CHD's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.64 vs. CHD: 23.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.73  Med: 18.30 Max: 25.04
Current: 23.79
11.73
25.04
POCF 20.16
CHD's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. CHD: 20.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.94  Med: 14.46 Max: 21.67
Current: 20.16
8.94
21.67
EV-to-EBIT 18.91
CHD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.45 vs. CHD: 18.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.3  Med: 14.80 Max: 19.6
Current: 18.91
10.3
19.6
PEG 3.03
CHD's PEG is ranked lower than
52% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. CHD: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.87
Current: 3.03
0.81
2.87
Shiller P/E 34.59
CHD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. CHD: 34.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.9  Med: 29.10 Max: 35.72
Current: 34.59
21.9
35.72
Current Ratio 0.96
CHD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CHD: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.96
0.65
2.2
Quick Ratio 0.65
CHD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CHD: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.65
0.43
1.86
Days Inventory 50.69
CHD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. CHD: 50.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 41.21  Med: 51.82 Max: 63.54
Current: 50.69
41.21
63.54
Days Sales Outstanding 36.90
CHD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.36 vs. CHD: 36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.91  Med: 35.44 Max: 43.41
Current: 36.9
28.91
43.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.51
CHD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CHD: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.51
0.51
1.9
Dividend Payout 0.43
CHD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CHD: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.24 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.43
0.1
1.39
Dividend growth (3y) 27.70
CHD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CHD: 27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2  Med: 8.10 Max: 61
Current: 27.7
2
61
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.35
CHD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. CHD: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.16  Med: 4.64 Max: 11.76
Current: 9.35
3.16
11.76
Share Buyback Rate 1.90
CHD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. CHD: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CHD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.9  Med: -0.90 Max: -5.3
Current: 1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Projected FCF 1.81
CHD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CHD: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHD' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.65 Max: 6.94
Current: 1.81
1
6.94
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.33
CHD's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
62% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CHD: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.94
CHD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CHD: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94
0.42
1.94
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.67
CHD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CHD: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CHD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.67
0.6
2.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.28
CHD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CHD: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.1  Med: 6.80 Max: 9.7
Current: 5.28
5.1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.50
CHD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CHD: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 13  Med: 21.20 Max: 25.9
Current: 14.5
13
25.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 3,391 3,498 3,622
EPS($) 3.28 3.56 3.93
EPS without NRI($) 3.28 3.56 3.93

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
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Traded in other countries:CHD.Switzerland, CXU.Germany,
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. was founded in 1846. The Company develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Company focuses its marketing efforts mainly on its eight power brands. These well-recognized brand names include ARM & HAMMER, (used in multiple product categories such as baking soda, carpet deodorization and laundry detergent), TROJAN Condoms, XTRA laundry detergent, OXICLEAN pre-wash laundry additive, NAIR depilatories, FIRST RESPONSE home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, ORAJEL oral analgesics and SPINBRUSH battery-operated toothbrushes. The Company's business is divided into three primary segments, Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products. The Consumer Domestic segment includes the eight power brands and other household and personal care products such as SCRUB FREE, KABOOM, ORANGE GLO and BRILLO cleaning products, ANSWER home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, ARRID antiperspirant, CLOSE-UP and AIM toothpastes. The Consumer International segment mainly sells a variety of personal care products, some of which use the same brands as its domestic product lines, in international markets, including France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Brazil and China. The Specialty Products segment is the largest U.S. producer of sodium bicarbonate, which it sells together with other specialty inorganic chemicals for a variety of industrial, institutional, medical and food applications. This segment also sells a range of animal nutrition and specialty cleaning products. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local regulations governing air emissions, wastewater discharges, and solid and hazardous waste management activities.
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