The Clorox Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.22 (-1.31 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume88,345 shs
Average Volume1.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.47 billion
P/E Ratio30.09
Dividend Yield2.69%
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About The Clorox

The Clorox Co. engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer and professional products. It operates through the following business segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household, and International. The Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care, and professional products marketed and sold in the United States. The Household segment composes of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps, and container products. The Lifestyle segment includes food products, water-filtration systems, filters, and all natural personal care products, and dietary supplements. The International segment covers products sold outside the United States, excluding natural personal care products. The company was founded by Edward Hughes, Charles Husband, William Hussey, Rufus Myers, and Archibald Taft on May 3, 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.67 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

27th out of 179 stocks

Polishes & Sanitation Goods Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Clorox a buy right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Clorox in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Clorox stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CLX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is The Clorox's next earnings date?

The Clorox is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 1st 2021.
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How were The Clorox's earnings last quarter?

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.34. The firm had revenue of $1.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.91 billion. The Clorox had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 94.42% and a net margin of 9.67%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.41 EPS.
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How has The Clorox's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

The 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 stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $166.61.
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How often does The Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Clorox?

The Clorox declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 28th will be paid a dividend of $1.16 per share on Friday, August 13th. This represents a $4.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 27th. This is a positive change from The Clorox's previous quarterly dividend of $1.11.
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Is The Clorox a good dividend stock?

The Clorox pays an annual dividend of $4.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.69%. The Clorox has been increasing its dividend for 45 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Clorox is 64.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Clorox will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.24% next year. This indicates that The Clorox will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has The Clorox issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Clorox updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.400-$5.700 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.670. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.90 billion-$7.19 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.38 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for The Clorox's shares. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $249.00. On average, they anticipate The Clorox's share price to reach $181.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Clorox's key executives?

The Clorox's management team includes the following people:
  • Linda Rendle, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Eric Reynolds, Chief Operating Officer & Executive VP
  • Kevin Jacobsen, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Chau Banks, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Kirsten M. Marriner, Chief People Officer & Executive Vice President

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

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

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What other stocks do shareholders of The Clorox own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Clorox investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), The Walt Disney (DIS), The Home Depot (HD), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is The Clorox's stock symbol?

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

Who are The Clorox's major shareholders?

The Clorox's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.88%), BlackRock Inc. (9.00%), State Street Corp (6.22%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.96%), Northern Trust Corp (1.58%) and Morgan Stanley (1.45%). Company insiders that own The Clorox stock include Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Eric H Reynolds, Jeff Baker, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein and William S Bailey.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, AQR Capital Management LLC, Swiss National Bank, BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Clorox company stock in the last year include Benno O Dorer, Diego J Barral, Eric H Reynolds, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein, and William S Bailey.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Clorox stock?

CLX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Liberty Wealth Management LLC, Amundi, FMR LLC, State Street Corp, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, and Deutsche Bank AG.
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How do I buy shares of The Clorox?

Shares of CLX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Clorox's stock price today?

One share of CLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $166.61.

How much money does The Clorox make?

The Clorox has a market capitalization of $20.46 billion and generates $7.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $710 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Clorox have?

The Clorox employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

Does The Clorox have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The 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..

When was The Clorox founded?

The Clorox was founded in 1913.

What is The Clorox's official website?

The official website for The Clorox is

Where are The Clorox's headquarters?

The Clorox is headquartered at 1221 BROADWAY, OAKLAND CA, 94612.

How can I contact The Clorox?

The 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 9/16/2021 by Staff
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