Church & Dwight visits NYSE, reports EPS increase
PRINCETON, N.J. — Church & Dwight celebrated an earnings per share increase of 10% to $3.75 per share by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday.
C&D posted 2010 sales increases of 2.7% to $2.6 billion.
“We are very proud of the business results that we accomplished in 2010,” stated James Craigie, C&D chairman and CEO. “Despite weak consumer demand and intense price competition … we were able to increase market share in 6-of-our-8 power brands in 2010 and ended the year with strong consumption in our major brands.”