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Church & Dwight Co Inc. Q3 Income Advances

Church & Dwight Co Inc. (CHD) released a profit for its third quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $146.3 million, or $0.58 per share. This compares with $133.4 million, or $0.52 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.54 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.4% to $1.04 billion from $967.9 million last year.

Church & Dwight Co Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $146.3 Mln. vs. $133.4 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $0.58 vs. $0.52 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.54
-Revenue (Q3): $1.04 Bln vs. $967.9 Mln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $2.27

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