After Friday's -1.3% drop to $98.97 per share, Church & Dwight Company might just keep moving past its target price of $97.05. With an average analyst rating of hold, and target prices from $83.0 to $108.0, the stock's next move is anyone's guess.
The stock has a very low short interest at 1.5%, and a short ratio of 2.11. The company's insiders own 0.18% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that a significant number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 85.5% of Church & Dwight Company's shares being owned by this investor type.
Institutions Invested in Church & Dwight Company
|2023-03-31||Vanguard Group, Inc. (The)||12%||29,642,061||$2,933,674,813|
|2023-03-31||State Street Corporation||5%||12,535,391||$1,240,627,662|
|2023-03-31||Massachusetts Financial Services Co.||4%||8,602,727||$851,411,901|
|2023-03-31||Capital International Investors||2%||5,830,181||$577,013,020|
|2023-03-31||Geode Capital Management, LLC||2%||5,267,195||$521,294,295|
|2023-03-31||Allspring Global Investments Holdings, LLC||2%||5,035,250||$498,338,698|
|2023-03-31||Stifel Financial Corporation||2%||4,211,128||$416,775,343|
|2023-03-31||Fundsmith Investment Services Ltd.||1%||3,270,225||$323,654,172|
Besides an analyst consensus of little upside potential, other market factors point to there being mixed market sentiment on Church & Dwight Company.