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Church and Dwight (CHD) Company Profile

Updated Aug 8, 2019
Church and Dwight has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Church and Dwight Company, Inc.
Short Name:Church and Dwight
Trading Ticker Symbol:CHD
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:New Jersey, NJ
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Package Goods and Cosmetics
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Package Goods and Cosmetics, Consumer Defensive, Household & Personal Products
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Church and Dwight

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Church and Dwight as of writing:
Current Share Price:$77.2
Previous Year's Closing Price:$65.76
Percentage Price Change (YTD):17.4%
Market Cap:$19.52 billion
52-week Price Range:$54.46 - $79.22
Dividend Per Share:$0.89
EPS (TTM):2.4
Price-Earnings (Trailing):32.17
Price-Earnings (Forward):28.59

Company Profile and Business Description for Church and Dwight

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., incorporated on December 14, 1925, develops, manufactures and markets a range of household, personal care and specialty products. The Company's segments include Consumer Domestic, Consumer International and Specialty Products Division (SPD). The Company sells its consumer products under a range of brands through a distribution platform that includes supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstores, convenience stores, home stores, dollar, pet, and other specialty stores and Websites. The Company also sells specialty products to industrial customers and distributors. The Company's brands include ARM & HAMMER, which is used in multiple product categories, such as baking soda, cat litter, carpet deodorization and laundry detergent; TROJAN condoms, lubricants and vibrators; OXICLEAN stain removers, cleaning solutions, laundry detergents, dishwashing detergent and bleach alternatives; SPINBRUSH battery-operated and manual toothbrushes; FIRST RESPONSE home pregnancy and ovulation test kits; NAIR depilatories; ORAJEL oral analgesics; XTRA laundry detergent, and BATISTE dry shampoo. It also offers the combination of the L'IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION brand names for the Company's gummy dietary supplement business.

Consumer Domestic

The Consumer Domestic segment offers household products under brands, such as ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda, ARM & HAMMER Carpet Deodorizers, ARM & HAMMER Super Washing Soda, KABOOM Cleaning Products, ORANGE GLO Cleaning Products, OXICLEAN Dishwashing Detergent and Dishwashing Booster, OXICLEAN Laundry and Cleaning Solutions, and XTRA Powder and Liquid Laundry Detergents. It offers personal care products under brands, such as AIM Toothpaste, ARRID Antiperspirants, FIRST RESPONSE Home Pregnancy and Ovulation Test Kits, REPHRESH Feminine Hygiene Product, SPINBRUSH Battery-operated Toothbrushes, TOPPIK Hair Building Fibers and VITAFUSION Dietary Supplements. It also includes other household and personal care products such as SCRUB FREE, KABOOM and ORANGE GLO cleaning products, ARRID antiperspirant, CLOSE-UP and AIM toothpastes and SIMPLY SALINE nasal saline moisturizer. The Company produces baking soda-based products, as well as other products. In addition, this segment includes other deodorizing and household cleaning products, as well as laundry and personal care products. The Company markets ARM & HAMMER FRIDGE FRESH, a refrigerator deodorizer equipped with a baking soda filter, and ARM & HAMMER Carpet Deodorizer. The Company markets its ARM & HAMMER brand laundry detergents in powder, liquid and unit dose forms. The Company markets its XTRA laundry detergent in liquid, powder and single dose forms. The Company also markets XTRA LASTING SCENTSATIONS and XTRA FRESCO SCENTSATIONS, a line of fragranced and concentrated liquid laundry detergents, and OXICLEAN laundry detergent and stain fighting additives. OXICLEAN is a brand in the laundry stain fighting additive market. The Company markets ARM & HAMMER PLUS OXICLEAN liquid and powder laundry detergents.

The Company's laundry products also include fabric softener sheets. The Company markets ARM & HAMMER FRESH'N SOFT fabric softeners and offers a liquid fabric softener, NICE'N FLUFFY. The Company also markets a line of cat litter products, including ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL clumping cat litter, ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL lightweight cat litter, ARM & HAMMER SUPER SCOOP clumping cat litter and ARM & HAMMER ULTRA LAST. Its other products include ARM & HAMMER Multi-Cat cat litter, ARM & HAMMER ESSENTIALS clumping cat litter and ARM & HAMMER Double Duty cat litter. In addition, the Company markets a line of household cleaning products, including CLEAN SHOWER daily shower cleaner and SCRUB FREE bathroom cleaners. The Company also markets KABOOM bathroom cleaners, ORANGE GLO household cleaning products, and OXICLEAN Dishwashing Booster, which removes cloudy film and food particles on glasses and dishes.

Consumer International

The Consumer International segment markets a range of personal care products, household and over-the-counter products in international markets, including Canada, France, China, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Brazil. The Company markets its ARM & HAMMER and OXICLEAN laundry products and TROJAN condoms in Canada and Mexico; ARM & HAMMER cat litter in Canada; home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, and oral care products in its international markets; waxes and depilatory products in virtually all international locations, and L'IL CRITTERS and VITAFUSION gummy dietary supplements in Canada and Asia. The Company also markets SPINBRUSH battery-operated toothbrushes internationally, primarily in the United Kingdom, Canada, France, China and Australia. The Company sells STERIMAR nasal hygiene products in a number of markets in Europe, as well as in Mexico, parts of Asia and Australia, and other international markets. The Company also sells BATISTE dry shampoo principally in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Brazil, China and Mexico, as well as other markets, including the United States. The Company also markets the CURASH line of babycare products in Australia, and GRAVOL anti-nauseant and RUB-A535 topical analgesic in Canada and other international markets.

Specialty Products Division

The Company's SPD segment is a producer of sodium bicarbonate, which it sells together with other specialty inorganic chemicals for various industrial, institutional, medical and food applications. This segment also sells a range of animal nutrition and specialty cleaning products. SPD segment focuses on sales to businesses and participates in three product areas: specialty chemicals, animal nutrition and specialty cleaners. The Company's specialty chemicals business includes the manufacture, marketing and sale of sodium bicarbonate in a range of grades and granulations for use in industrial markets. The Company's Brazilian subsidiary, Quimica Geral do Nordeste (QGN), markets sodium bicarbonate in Brazil. The Company also focuses on manufacturing and marketing of potassium carbonate and potassium bicarbonate for sale in domestic and international markets.

The Company also provides a line of cleaning and deodorizing products for use in commercial and industrial applications, such as office buildings, hotels, restaurants and other facilities. The Company also markets BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN, a range of specialty feed ingredients for dairy cows. It offers animal productivity products under various brands, such as ARM & HAMMER Feed Grade Sodium Bicarbonate, BIO-CHLOR and FERMENTEN Rumen Fermentation Enhancers, DCAD PLUS Feed Grade Potassium Carbonate, MEGALAC Rumen Bypass Fat, SQ-810 Natural Sodium Sesquicarbonate and CELMANAX Refined Functional Carbohydrate; Specialty Chemicals products under various brands, such as ARM & HAMMER Performance Grade Sodium Bicarbonate and ARMAND PRODUCTS COMPANY Potassium Carbonate and Potassium Bicarbonate, and Specialty Cleaners products under various brands, such as ARMAKLEEN Commercial & Professional Aqueous Cleaners and ARMEX Blast Media.

The Company competes with The Procter & Gamble Company, The Clorox Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Johnson & Johnson, Ansell Limited, Pfizer Inc., Bayer AG, Alere Inc., NBTY, Inc., Pharmavite LLC, Archer Daniel Midland Co, Diamond V, Lallemand Inc., Solvay Chemicals, Inc., Tronox USA Holdings, Inc. and Natural Soda, Inc.

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