Church & Dwight (NYSE: CHD ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 31. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Church & Dwight's revenues will expand 4.1% and EPS will decrease -3.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $702.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.55.
Last quarter, Church & Dwight booked revenue of $690.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $642.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.66. GAAP EPS of $0.66 for Q1 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.58 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.0%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.9%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.9%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.86 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.43.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 403 members out of 421 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 132 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 128 give Church & Dwight a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Church & Dwight is hold, with an average price target of $49.18.
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