Church & Dwight manufactures and distributes household and personal hygiene products, including cat litter and deodorant. Best known for its Arm & Hammer brand, the company produces a wide range of products that are household names.
The company offers a decent dividend yield and has increased the payout every year for over a decade. It has an “A” financial rating from Morningstar.
Analysts expect 2023 sales and EPS to rise by 3.3% and 7.6%, respectively. Growth should level off to 5.3% annually over the next five years.
CHD’s forward P/E is around 24. Over the last five years, the company’s P/E ratio has ranged from 16 to 37, making now an average time to buy the stock in terms of valuation.
The long-term trend of the stock is up, and the biggest drawdown over the last 10 years is 25% (based on daily closes). Like the other stocks on the list, most pullbacks are between 10% and 20% before the uptrend has resumed. The stock is 17% off its 52-week high.