Clorox Company Profile (NYSE:CLX)

About Clorox

Clorox logoThe Clorox Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors and medical supply distributors. The Company operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle and International. Its Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the United States. Its Household segment consists of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps and container products marketed and sold in the United States. Its Lifestyle segment consists of food products, water-filtration systems and filters, and natural personal care products marketed and sold in the United States. Its International segment consists of products sold outside the United States. It markets some of the consumer brand names, such as namesake bleach and cleaning products, Pine-Sol cleaners, Liquid-Plumr clog removers and Kingsford charcoal.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Housewares & Accessories
  • Sub-Industry: Household Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CLX
  • CUSIP: 18905410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $120.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $123.89
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $129.45
  • 52-Week Range: $129,469,000.00 - $118.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.45
  • P/E Growth: 2.78
  • Market Cap: $15.54B
  • Outstanding Shares: 129,469,000
  • Beta: 0.29
  • Net Margins: 11.25%
  • Return on Equity: 296.91%
  • Return on Assets: 15.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.05%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.67%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Clorox (NYSE:CLX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.90)
Consensus Price Target: $126.78 (5.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/16/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> Buy$144.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$109.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$134.00 -> $144.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$130.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$130.00 -> $134.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$120.00 -> $123.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$112.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/3/2015Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetMarket-Perform$111.00 -> $116.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$115.00 -> $121.00View Rating Details
8/4/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingUnderperform$110.00 -> $118.00View Rating Details
4/21/2015KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
2/6/2015ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
2/5/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong SellView Rating Details
2/5/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingUnderperform$102.00View Rating Details
2/4/2015BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/11/2014Raymond James Financial Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q416$1.28$1.26$1.58 billion$1.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q316$1.11$1.21$1.41 billion$1.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q216$1.05$1.14$1.35 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q116$1.18$1.32$1.37 billion$1.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q415$1.37$1.44$1.52 billion$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q315$1.10$1.08$1.38 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q215$0.89$0.97$1.30 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q115$1.03$1.10$1.33 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q4$1.35$1.30$1.52 billion$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q314$1.08$1.05$1.43 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q214$0.91$0.88$1.31 billion$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q114$1.01$1.04$1.35 billion$1.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q4 2013$1.34$1.38$1.57 billion$1.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q3 2013$1.06$1.00$1.44 billion$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q2 2013$0.80$0.90$1.27 billion$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q113$0.95$1.01$1.35 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$1.27$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.04$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2012$0.69$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.93$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$1.20$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$1.04$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011$0.61$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.87 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.08$1.10$1.09
Q2 20163$1.34$1.39$1.36
Q3 20162$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q4 20162$1.24$1.30$1.27
Q1 20172$1.46$1.46$1.46
Q2 20172$1.26$1.28$1.27
Q3 20172$1.34$1.37$1.36
Q4 20172$1.45$1.47$1.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
Annual Dividend:$3.20
Dividend Yield:2.67%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:64.91% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.08% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
54.51% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:38 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.74%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.20%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/2/2016Laura SteinEVPSell38,882$131.69$5,120,370.58View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Jon M BalousekSVPSell5,136$131.14$673,535.04View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Dawn C WilloughbyCOOSell10,617$131.01$1,390,933.17View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Nikolaos A. VlahosCOOSell925$133.07$123,089.75View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Nikolaos A VlahosCOOSell2,151$132.25$284,469.75View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Dawn C WilloughbyCOOSell1,550$129.00$199,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Nikolaos A. VlahosCOOSell8,589$126.60$1,087,367.40View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Jon M BalousekSVPSell1,488$128.69$191,490.72View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Jacqueline P KaneEVPSell852$127.55$108,672.60View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Thomas D JohnsonVPSell908$126.09$114,489.72View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Jacqueline P KaneEVPSell2,160$125.45$270,972.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Thomas D. JohnsonVPSell12,679$125.04$1,585,382.16View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Laura SteinEVPSell12,700$124.42$1,580,134.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Stephen RobbCFOSell30,496$122.02$3,721,121.92View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015James E. FosterEVPSell5,684$122.24$694,812.16View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Laura SteinEVPSell17,577$124.21$2,183,239.17View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Dawn C. WilloughbyCOOSell29,349$124.06$3,641,036.94View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Laura SteinEVPSell8,716$124.50$1,085,142.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Stephen RobbCFOSell19,125$119.00$2,275,875.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Jacqueline P KaneEVPSell2,340$115.00$269,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Stephen RobbCFOSell21,020$115.00$2,417,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2015Stephen RobbCFOSell8,500$113.85$967,725.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Jacqueline P KaneEVPSell5,027$115.00$578,105.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015James E. FosterEVPSell11,999$109.34$1,311,970.66View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Jon M BalousekSVPSell1,294$111.38$144,125.72View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015Frank A TataseoEVPSell3,673$110.25$404,948.25View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Thomas D JohnsonVPSell1,051$111.34$117,018.34View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015James E FosterEVPSell3,000$111.39$334,170.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Nikolaos A VlahosCOOSell4,800$116.12$557,376.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Jeffrey T KlendaDirectorBuy394,257$0.20$78,851.40
3/25/2015Jeffrey T KlendaDirectorBuy25,000$0.16$3,875.00
3/23/2015Dawn C WilloughbyCOOSell5,440$112.00$609,280.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Stephen RobbCFOSell25,279$109.49$2,767,797.71View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Nikolaos A VlahosCOOSell16,018$108.01$1,730,104.18View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Frank A TataseoEVPSell86,087$107.01$9,212,169.87View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Donald R KnaussChairmanSell272,780$106.83$29,141,087.40View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015James E FosterEVPSell19,048$106.68$2,032,040.64View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Jacqueline P KaneSVPSell23,534$103.76$2,441,887.84View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Donald R KnaussChairmanSell270,853$104.06$28,184,963.18View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Nikolaos A VlahosCOOSell7,394$99.60$736,442.40View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014James E FosterEVPSell15,315$99.74$1,527,518.10View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Thomas D JohnsonVPSell25,006$99.52$2,488,597.12View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Jacqueline P KaneSVPSell43,430$99.50$4,321,285.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Dawn C WilloughbyCOOSell4,034$102.02$411,548.68View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Michael R CostelloSVPSell16,348$102.00$1,667,496.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014George C RoethCOOSell198,159$99.46$19,708,894.14View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Jacqueline P KaneSVPSell43,960$97.00$4,264,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Benno O DorerCOOSell2,505$89.12$223,245.60View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Thomas D JohnsonVPSell23,737$89.44$2,123,037.28View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Thomas BritanikCMOSell1,779$88.48$157,405.92View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Thomas BritanikCMOSell21,320$88.00$1,876,160.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Wayne DelkerSVPSell14,819$92.00$1,363,348.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Dawn WilloughbySVPSell2,595$90.00$233,550.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Grant LamontagneSVPSell71,860$93.01$6,683,698.60View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Jon BalousekSVPSell3,125$93.72$292,875.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Thomas P BritanikCMOSell5,834$92.03$536,903.02View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Carolyn M TicknorDirectorSell8,000$90.01$720,080.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Benno O DorerCOOSell15,577$90.25$1,405,824.25View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Frank A TataseoEVPSell25,200$90.27$2,274,804.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Benno O DorerCOOSell25,714$85.14$2,189,289.96View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Frank A TataseoEVPSell1,197$85.17$101,948.49View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Thomas P BritanikCMOSell2,278$83.59$190,418.02View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Tully M FriedmanDirectorSell3,000$84.79$254,370.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Michael R CostelloVPSell1,217$85.98$104,637.66View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Thomas P BritanikCMOSell34,258$87.81$3,008,194.98View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013George J HaradDirectorSell5,497$87.19$479,283.43View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Grant J LamontagneSVPSell19,350$87.62$1,695,447.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Nikolaos A VlahosSVPSell3,769$86.15$324,699.35View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Larry PeirosCOOSell77,200$83.00$6,407,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Larry PeirosCOOSell10,678$79.24$846,124.72View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Stephen RobbCFOSell8,781$79.29$696,245.49View SEC Filing  
12/10/2012George J HaradDirectorBuy3,000$75.95$227,850.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Laura SteinSVPSell26,780$76.34$2,044,385.20View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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