Church & Dwight Co. Inc. said its normalized net income for the first quarter was 41 cents per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 42 cents per share.
EPS rose 6.9% year over year from 38 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was $108.1 million, a gain from $103.3 million in the year-earlier period.
The normalized profit margin increased to 12.7% from 12.7% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue grew year over year to $849.0 million from $812.3 million, and total operating expenses climbed from the prior-year period to $669.5 million from $640.2 million.
Reported net income rose 5.3% from the prior-year period to $113.3 million, or 43 cents per share, from $107.7 million, or 40 cents per share.