EWING, N.J. (AP) _ Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $175.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Ewing, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 70 cents.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 66 cents per share.
The maker of household and personal products posted revenue of $1.04 billion in the period, which matched Street forecasts.
Church & Dwight expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.43 to $2.47 per share.
Church & Dwight shares have increased 12% since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 59% in the last 12 months.
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