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Clorox (CLX) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.01 (+1.44%)
(As of 05/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.17 million shs
Average Volume
1.53 million shs
Market Capitalization
$17.43 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Clorox

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 brand names; professional cleaning and disinfecting products under the CloroxPro, Clorox Healthcare, and Clorox Total 360 brand names; professional food service products under the Hidden Valley brand name; and vitamins, minerals and supplement products under the RenewLife, Natural Vitality, NeoCell, and Rainbow Light brand names in the United States. The Household segment provides cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brand names; bags and wraps under the Glad brand name; and grilling products under the Kingsford and Kingsford Match Light brand names in the United States. The Lifestyle segment offers dressings, dips, seasonings, and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley brand name; natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand name; and water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand name in the United States. The International segment provides laundry additives; home care products; water-filtration systems and filters; 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 brand names. The Clorox 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. The company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Polishes & sanitation goods
Household Products
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.34 billion
Cash Flow
$12.22 per share
Book Value
$4.68 per share


Net Income
$710 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$17.43 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/13 Dividend
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Overall MarketRank

2.10 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

95th out of 191 stocks

Polishes & Sanitation Goods Industry

2nd out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.7Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Clorox a buy right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last year. There are currently 9 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" Clorox stock.
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Are investors shorting Clorox?

Clorox saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,740,000 shares, an increase of 19.3% from the March 31st total of 4,810,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Clorox's next earnings date?

Clorox is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 2nd 2022.
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How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 2nd. The company reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.97 by $0.34. The company earned $1.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.81 billion. Clorox had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 92.98% and a net margin of 6.44%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.62 earnings per share.
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How often does Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Clorox?

Clorox declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 27th will be paid a dividend of $1.16 per share on Friday, May 13th. This represents a $4.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 26th.
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Is Clorox a good dividend stock?

Clorox pays an annual dividend of $4.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.32%. Clorox has been increasing its dividend for 53 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Clorox is 125.75%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Clorox will have a dividend payout ratio of 83.30% in the coming year. This indicates that Clorox may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What guidance has Clorox issued on next quarter's earnings?

Clorox updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.05-$4.30 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.05 billion-$7.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.16 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

14 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Clorox's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $194.00. On average, they anticipate Clorox's stock price to reach $142.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Clorox's key executives?
Clorox's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Linda Rendle, CEO & Director (Age 44, Pay $2.9M)
  • Mr. Kevin B. Jacobsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $1.55M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Eric H. Reynolds, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $1.71M)
  • Ms. Kirsten M. Marriner, Exec. VP and Chief People & Corp. Affairs Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.33M)
  • Ms. Laura E. Peck, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 45)
  • Ms. Chau Banks, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Enterprise Analytics Officer (Age 53)
  • Lisah Burhan, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Angela C. Hilt, Sr. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Eric Sean Schwartz, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Erbie L. Foster Jr., Chief Diversity Officer
What is Linda Rendle's approval rating as Clorox's CEO?

17 employees have rated Clorox CEO Linda Rendle on Glassdoor.com. Linda Rendle has an approval rating of 94% among Clorox'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).

What is Clorox's stock symbol?

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

Who are Clorox's major shareholders?

Clorox's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.93%), BlackRock Inc. (9.03%), State Street Corp (6.60%), Northern Trust Corp (1.57%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.17%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.10%). Company insiders that own Clorox stock include Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Eric H Reynolds, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein and William S Bailey.
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Which institutional investors are selling Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Rathbones Group PLC, Dearborn Partners LLC, CWM LLC, and AustralianSuper Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Clorox company stock in the last year include Diego J Barral, and Eric H Reynolds.
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Which institutional investors are buying Clorox stock?

CLX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Hermes Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, Verity Asset Management Inc., Verity Asset Management Inc., Candlestick Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., and Vanguard Group Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Clorox's stock price today?

One share of CLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $141.60.

How much money does Clorox make?

Clorox has a market capitalization of $17.43 billion and generates $7.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $710 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.689990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Clorox have?

Clorox employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

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..

When was Clorox founded?

Clorox was founded in 1913.

What is Clorox's official website?

The official website for Clorox is 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 510-832-1463.

This page was last updated on 5/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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