Clorox Company Profile (NYSE:CLX)

About Clorox

Clorox logoThe Clorox Company (Clorox) is a United States-based manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company sells its products through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, distributors, and medical supply providers. The Company operates through strategic business units that are aggregated into four reportable segments: Cleaning, which consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the United States; Household, which consists of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps and container products; Lifestyle, which includes food products, water-filtration systems and filters and natural personal care products, and International, which consists of products sold outside the United States, such as laundry, home care, water-filtration, charcoal and cat litter products, dressings and sauces, plastic bags, wraps and containers and natural personal care products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Housewares & Accessories
  • Sub-Industry: Household Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CLX
  • CUSIP: 18905410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $130.63
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $133.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $130.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.48
  • P/E Growth: 3.00
  • Market Cap: $16.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 129,469,000
  • Beta: 0.35
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Clorox (NYSE:CLX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $126.11 (3.46% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Clorox (NYSE:CLX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
6/14/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$138.00View 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
9/23/2014ScotiabankReiterated RatingStrong SellView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 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: $5.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.81 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:2.45%
Payout Ratio:64.91% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.29% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.08% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)

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)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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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