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NYSE:CLXClorox Stock Price, Forecast & News

$237.74
+5.78 (+2.49 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$231.90
Now: $237.74
$238.41
50-Day Range
$208.03
MA: $223.60
$236.51
52-Week Range
$144.12
Now: $237.74
$238.41
Volume2.00 million shs
Average Volume1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.94 billion
P/E Ratio34.86
Dividend Yield1.91%
Beta0.28
The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The company offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox brand, as well as Clorox 2 stain fighter and color booster; home care products primarily under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand; and professional cleaning, disinfecting, and food service products under the Clorox, Dispatch, HealthLink, Clorox Healthcare, Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, and Soy Vay brands. It also provides charcoal products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands; bags, wraps, and containers under the Glad brand; cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brands; and digestive health products under the RenewLife brand. In addition, the company offers dressings and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, Kingsford, and Soy Vay brands; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand; and dietary supplements under the Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, and Neocell brands. Further, it markets its products under the PinoLuz, Ayudin, Limpido, Clorinda, Poett, Mistolin, Lestoil, Bon Bril, Agua Jane, and Chux brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass retailers, grocery outlets, warehouse clubs, dollar stores, home hardware centers, third-party and owned e-commerce channels, military stores, and distributors, as well as a direct sales force and medical supply distributors. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.
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Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.98 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
CUSIP18905410
Phone510-271-7000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.21 billion
Cash Flow$7.99 per share
Book Value$4.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$820 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,800
Market Cap$29.94 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$237.74
+5.78 (+2.49 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Clorox's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Clorox's stock was trading at $169.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CLX shares have increased by 40.3% and is now trading at $237.74.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Clorox?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Clorox's next earnings date?

Clorox is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 3rd. The company reported $2.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.42. The company earned $1.98 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.86 billion. Clorox had a net margin of 13.67% and a return on equity of 147.52%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 21.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.88 earnings per share.
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How often does Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Clorox?

Clorox announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 29th will be given a dividend of $1.11 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $4.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 28th. This is an increase from Clorox's previous quarterly dividend of $1.06.
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What price target have analysts set for CLX?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Clorox's shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $269.00. On average, they anticipate Clorox's share price to reach $199.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.1%.
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Has Clorox been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CLX stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Clorox earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Clorox?

Clorox saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 11,000,000 shares, a drop of 9.2% from the June 15th total of 12,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,060,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Currently, 8.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Clorox's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Clorox own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Clorox investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS), Procter & Gamble (PG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Clorox's key executives?

Clorox's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Benno O. Dorer, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kevin B. Jacobsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Linda Rendle, Exec. VP of Strategy & Operations (Age 41)
  • Ms. Laura Stein, Exec. VP of Corp. Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Robb, Advisor (Age 54)

What is Clorox's stock symbol?

Clorox trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CLX."

Who are Clorox's major shareholders?

Clorox's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.53%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), UBS Group AG (0.36%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.35%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.23%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.19%). Company insiders that own Clorox stock include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Dawn C Willoughby, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Jeff Baker, Jon M Balousek, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein, Linda J Rendle, Matthew T Laszlo, Michael R Costello and William S Bailey.
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Which major investors are selling Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ProShare Advisors LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, Cadinha & Co. LLC, Scout Investments Inc., BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Arizona State Retirement System, and Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS. Company insiders that have sold Clorox company stock in the last year include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Jeff Baker, Kevin B Jacobsen, Michael R Costello, and William S Bailey.
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Which major investors are buying Clorox stock?

CLX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Hexavest Inc., Kehrs Ridge Capital LLC, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank.
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How do I buy shares of Clorox?

Shares of CLX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Clorox's stock price today?

One share of CLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $237.74.

How big of a company is Clorox?

Clorox has a market capitalization of $29.94 billion and generates $6.21 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $820 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.32 on an earnings per share basis. Clorox employs 8,800 workers across the globe.

What is Clorox's official website?

The official website for Clorox is www.thecloroxcompany.com.

How can I contact Clorox?

Clorox's mailing address is 1221 BROADWAY, OAKLAND CA, 94612. The company can be reached via phone at 510-271-7000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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