Church & Dwight beats Street 3Q forecasts

Church & Dwight on Monday reported profit of $115.9 million in its third quarter.

The Ewing, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 85 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share.

The maker of household and personal products posted revenue of $841.8 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Analysts expected $829.2 million, according to Zacks.

Church & Dwight expects full-year earnings to be $3.01 per share.

Church & Dwight shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 11 percent in the last 12 months. (Get the latest quote here.)

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