Church & Dwight Dividend yield

 Price  99.38
 Dividend  1.05
 Earnings  4.04
 Cash-flow  4.11
 Book value  13.43
 Equity  12.91

Church & Dwight is part of Household Goods and Home Constr. business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Church & Dwight is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Church & Dwight paid a total dividend of 254 million USD last year, for a market value of 24,050 millions (Market Cap 24,011 millions). Dividend per share of Church & Dwight is 1.05 USD, and his stock market price 99.38 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Church & Dwight has a dividend yield of 1.06%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Church & Dwight dividend yield with other Household Goods and Home Constr. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight Dividend Payout

About the ability of Church & Dwight to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Church & Dwight payout on ernings is currently 25.99%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Church & Dwightcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Church & Dwight is USD 4.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.05, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Church & Dwight, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Household Goods and Home Constr. sector companies.

Church & Dwight payout

Church & Dwight Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Church & Dwight Stock performance

Finally, last moth Church & Dwight showed a return of 1.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 13.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Household Goods and Home Constr. firms.

Church & Dwight stock and market return