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Church & Dwight Continues Organic Growth, Starts Price Hikes Due To Tariffs

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Executive Summary

Third-quarter organic sales jumped 4.7%, ahead of analyst expectations, on volume growth and product mix and pricing. However, due to commodity pressures from trade tariffs, it will raise prices across a third of its portfolio, starting in the current quarter.

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