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Clorox (CLX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$152.57
-0.10 (-0.07%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$150.40
$153.34
50-Day Range
$139.73
$156.38
52-Week Range
$114.68
$178.21
Volume
1.01 million shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.94 billion
P/E Ratio
242.18
Dividend Yield
3.15%
Price Target
$144.64

Clorox MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.77 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Downside
$144.64 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.46% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of Clorox in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.05%
From $5.58 to $6.42 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.49 out of 5 stars

Consumer Defensive Sector

3rd out of 16 stocks

Household & Personal Products Industry

1st out of 2 stocks


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About Clorox Stock (NYSE:CLX)

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Health and Wellness, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The Health and Wellness segment offers cleaning products, such as laundry additives and home care products primarily under the Clorox, Clorox2, Scentiva, Pine-Sol, Liquid-Plumr, Tilex, and Formula 409 brands; professional cleaning and disinfecting products under the CloroxPro and Clorox Healthcare brands; professional food service products under the Hidden Valley brand; and vitamins, minerals and supplement products under the RenewLife, Natural Vitality, NeoCell, and Rainbow Light brands in the United States. The Household segment provides cat litter products under the Fresh Step and Scoop Away brands; bags and wraps under the Glad brand; and grilling products under the Kingsford brand in the United States. The Lifestyle segment offers dressings, dips, seasonings, and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley brand; natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand; and water-filtration products under the Brita brand in the United States. The International segment provides laundry additives; home care products; water-filtration systems; digestive health products; grilling products; cat litter products; food products; bags and wraps; natural personal care products; and professional cleaning and disinfecting products internationally primarily under the Clorox, Ayudin, Clorinda, Poett, Pine-Sol, Glad, Brita, RenewLife, Ever Clean and Burt's Bees brands. It sells its products primarily through mass retailers; grocery outlets; warehouse clubs; dollar stores; home hardware centers; drug, pet, and military stores; third-party and owned e-commerce channels; and distributors, as well as a direct sales force The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

CLX Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/9 Dividend
1/23/2024
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Dividend Payable
2/09/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-Industry
Household Products
CUSIP
18905410
Employees
8,700
Year Founded
1913

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$144.64
High Stock Price Target
$185.00
Low Stock Price Target
$117.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-5.2%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.77
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$149 million
Pretax Margin
2.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.39 billion
Cash Flow
$10.62 per share
Book Value
$1.76 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
123,473,000
Market Cap
$18.94 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.43

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CLX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Clorox stock right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "reduce" CLX shares.
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What is Clorox's stock price target for 2024?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Clorox's shares. Their CLX share price targets range from $117.00 to $185.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $144.64 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%.
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How have CLX shares performed in 2024?

Clorox's stock was trading at $142.59 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CLX shares have increased by 7.0% and is now trading at $152.57.
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Are investors shorting Clorox?

Clorox saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,280,000 shares, a drop of 5.9% from the January 15th total of 4,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Clorox's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2024.
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How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported $2.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.08 by $1.08. The firm had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.80 billion. Clorox had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 319.41% and a net margin of 1.09%. The firm's revenue was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.98 EPS.
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How often does Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Clorox?

Clorox announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 24th will be paid a dividend of $1.20 per share on Friday, February 9th. This represents a $4.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 23rd.
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Is Clorox a good dividend stock?

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) pays an annual dividend of $4.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.15%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 46 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 761.92%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, CLX will have a dividend payout ratio of 74.77% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CLX.

What guidance has Clorox issued on next quarter's earnings?

Clorox updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of 5.300-5.500 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 4.630. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Linda Rendle's approval rating as Clorox's CEO?

17 employees have rated Clorox Chief Executive Officer Linda Rendle on Glassdoor.com. Linda Rendle has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Linda Rendle in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Clorox's major shareholders?

Clorox's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.27%), Stifel Financial Corp (1.76%), Royal Bank of Canada (1.74%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%), Legal & General Group Plc (1.05%) and Nuance Investments LLC (0.87%). Insiders that own company stock include A D David Mackay, Diego J Barral, Eric H Reynolds and Kevin B Jacobsen.
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How do I buy shares of Clorox?

Shares of CLX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Clorox have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Clorox: 1221 Olux, 6570 Donlon Group, A & M Products Manufacturing Company, Andover Properties, Aplicare, BGP (Switzerland) S. a. r. l., Bees International Corporation, Brita Canada Corporation, Brita Canada Holdings Corporation, Brita GP, Brita LP, Brita Manufacturing Company, Burt's Bees Australia Pty Ltd., Burt’s Bees, Burt’s Bees International Holdings, Burt’s Bees Licensing, CBee (Europe) Limited, CLX Realty Co., Caltech Industries, Chesapeake Assurance Limited, Clorox (Cayman Islands) Ltd., Clorox (Europe) Financing S.a.r.l., Clorox (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Clorox (Switzerland) S.a.r.l., Clorox Africa (Proprietary) Ltd., Clorox Africa Holdings (Proprietary) Ltd., Clorox Argentina S.A., Clorox Australasia Holdings, Clorox Australia Pty. Ltd., Clorox Brazil Holdings LLC, Clorox Chile S.A., Clorox China (Guangzhou) Ltd., Clorox Commercial Company, Clorox Diamond Production Company, Clorox Dominicana S.R.L., Clorox Healthcare Holdings, Clorox Holdings Pty. Limited, Clorox Hong Kong Limited, Clorox Hungary Liquidity Management Kft, Clorox International Holdings, Clorox International Philippines, Clorox Luxembourg S.a.r.l., Clorox Manufacturing Company, Clorox Manufacturing Company of Puerto Rico, Clorox Mexicana S. de R.L. de C.V., Clorox New Zealand Limited, Clorox Peru S.A., Clorox Professional Products Company, Clorox Services Company, Clorox Servicios Corporativos S. de R.L. de C.V., Clorox Spain, Clorox Spain Holdings, Clorox Sub-Sahara Africa Limited, Clorox Uruguay S.A., Clorox de Centro America, Clorox de Colombia S.A., Clorox de Mexico, Clorox de Panama S.A., Clorox del Ecuador S.A. Ecuaclorox, Corporacion Clorox de Venezuela, Evolution Sociedad S.A., Fabricante de Productos Plasticos, First Brands (Bermuda) Limited, First Brands Corporation, First Brands Mexicana, First Brands do Brasil Ltda., Fully Will Limited, Gazoontite, Glad Manufacturing Company, HV Manufacturing Company, Invermark S.A., Jingles LLC, Kaflex S.A., Kingsford Manufacturing Company, Lerwood Holdings Limited, Mohamed Ali Abudawood for Industry and Partners for Industry Company Ltd., National Cleaning Products Company Limited, Nutranext, Paulsboro Packaging Inc., Petroplus Productos Automotivos S.A., Petroplus Sul Comercio Exterior S.A., ReNew Life Canada Inc., ReNew Life Formulas, ReNew Life Holdings Corporation, Round Ridge Production Company, STP do Brasil Ltda., Soy Vay Enterprises, The Brita Products Company, The Burt’s Bees Products Company, The Clorox Company of Canada Ltd., The Clorox International Company, The Clorox Outdoor Products Company, The Clorox Pet Products Company, The Clorox Sales Company, The Consumer Learning Center, The Glad Products Company, The HV Food Products Company, The Household Cleaning Products Company of Egypt Ltd., The Kingsford Products Company, The Mexco Company, and Yuhan-Clorox Co..
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This page (NYSE:CLX) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff