NYSE:CLX - Clorox Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$150.85 -1.72 (-1.13 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$152.57
Today's Range$149.4250 - $152.93
52-Week Range$113.57 - $154.51
Volume977,371 shs
Average Volume967,721 shs
Market Capitalization$19.48 billion
P/E Ratio24.10
Dividend Yield2.52%
Beta0.36
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:CLX
CUSIP18905410
Phone510-271-7000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.15
Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio0.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.10
Forward P/E Ratio23.53
P/E Growth3.64

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.12 billion
Price / Sales3.15
Cash Flow$7.6341 per share
Price / Cash19.76
Book Value$5.67 per share
Price / Book26.60

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.26
Net Income$823 million
Net Margins13.44%
Return on Equity103.18%
Return on Assets15.14%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,700
Outstanding Shares127,690,000
Market Cap$19.48 billion

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clorox's stock symbol?

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

How often does Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Clorox?

Clorox announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.96 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $3.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. View Clorox's Dividend History.

How will Clorox's stock buyback program work?

Clorox announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, May 24th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 12.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.08. The business earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.72 billion. Clorox had a return on equity of 103.18% and a net margin of 13.44%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 earnings per share. View Clorox's Earnings History.

When is Clorox's next earnings date?

Clorox is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Clorox.

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

Clorox updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.32-6.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.41. The company issued revenue guidance of +2-4% to ~$6.25-6.37 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.44 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Clorox's shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect Clorox's stock price to reach $135.7692 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Clorox.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Clorox?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Clorox.

Who are some of Clorox's key competitors?

Who are Clorox's key executives?

Clorox's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Benno O. Dorer, Chairman & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kevin B. Jacobsen, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Dawn C. Willoughby, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Laura Stein, Exec. VP of Corp. Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Ms. Linda Rendle, Exec. VP of Cleaning and Strategy (Age 40)

Who are Clorox's major shareholders?

Clorox's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.22%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.14%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.12%), Aperio Group LLC (0.11%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%) and Andra AP fonden (0.05%). Company insiders that own Clorox stock include A D David Mackay, Dawn C Willoughby, James E Foster, Jon M Balousek, Laura Stein, Linda J Rendle, Matthew T Laszlo and Michael R Costello. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Clorox.

Which major investors are selling Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, PGGM Investments, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Andra AP fonden, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Texas Permanent School Fund, Pensionfund Sabic and Murphy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Clorox company stock in the last year include Dawn C Willoughby, Jon M Balousek, Laura Stein, Linda J Rendle, Matthew T Laszlo and Michael R Costello. View Insider Buying and Selling for Clorox.

Which major investors are buying Clorox stock?

CLX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Troy Asset Management Ltd, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Scout Investments Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Clorox.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Clorox's stock price today?

One share of CLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $150.85.

How big of a company is Clorox?

Clorox has a market capitalization of $19.48 billion and generates $6.12 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $823 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.26 on an earnings per share basis. Clorox employs 8,700 workers across the globe.

What is Clorox's official website?

The official website for Clorox is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Clorox (NYSE CLX)

Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  619 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  855
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Clorox and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CLX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CLX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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