What Is the Overall Sentiment on Church & Dwight Company (CHD) Shares?

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

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-03-31 Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) 12% 29,642,061 $2,933,674,813
2023-03-31 Blackrock Inc. 8% 19,588,019 $1,938,626,264
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 Fundsmith LLP 3% 8,449,927 $836,289,285
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.

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