The Clorox Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.04 (-0.54 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $190.73
50-Day Range
MA: $188.25
52-Week Range
Now: $190.73
Volume939,965 shs
Average Volume1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.99 billion
P/E Ratio21.24
Dividend Yield2.35%
The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Health and Wellness, 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, Scentiva, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand; professional cleaning, disinfecting, and food service products under the CloroxPro, Clorox Healthcare, and Clorox Total 360 brands; professional food service products under the Hidden Valley brand; and vitamins, minerals, and supplement products under the RenewLife, Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, NeoCell, and Stop Aging Now brands. It also provides grilling products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands; bags and wraps under the Glad brand; and cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brands. In addition, the company offers dressings and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley brand; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; and natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand. Further, it markets its products under the Ayudin, Clorinda, and Poett 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. Clorox has a collaboration partnership with Cleveland Clinic and the CDC Foundation. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
Year Founded1913



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.72 billion
Cash Flow$8.56 per share
Book Value$7.19 per share


Net Income$939 million


Market Cap$23.99 billion
Next Earnings Date4/30/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

8th out of 301 stocks

Polishes & Sanitation Goods Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 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 3 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 4 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Clorox?

Wall Street analysts have given The Clorox a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Clorox wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Clorox?

The Clorox saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,330,000 shares, a drop of 15.4% from the February 28th total of 9,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,710,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 6.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is The Clorox's next earnings date?

The Clorox is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 30th 2021.
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How can I listen to The Clorox's earnings call?

The Clorox will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were The Clorox's earnings last quarter?

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The company reported $2.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.25. The company had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.75 billion. The Clorox had a net margin of 16.14% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 132.72%. The business's revenue was up 27.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.46 earnings per share.
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How has The Clorox's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

The Clorox's stock was trading at $169.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CLX stock has increased by 12.6% and is now trading at $190.73.
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How often does The Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Clorox?

The Clorox announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 21st will be paid a dividend of $1.11 per share on Friday, May 7th. This represents a $4.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 20th.
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Is The Clorox a good dividend stock?

The Clorox pays an annual dividend of $4.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. 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 60.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Clorox will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.50% 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 FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.05-8.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.39-7.59 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.33 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for The Clorox's shares. Their forecasts range from $164.00 to $249.00. On average, they anticipate The Clorox's stock price to reach $212.19 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% 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:
  • Ms. Linda Rendle, CEO & Director (Age 43, Pay $2.2M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kevin B. Jacobsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $1.78M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Eric H. Reynolds, Exec. VP & COO (Age 51, Pay $1.77M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jeff R. Baker, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 52)
  • Ms. Chau Banks, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Enterprise Analytics Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Lisah Burhan, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Angela C. Hilt, Sr. VP, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Stacey Grier, Sr. VP and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kirsten M. Marriner, Exec. VP and Chief People & Corp. Affairs Officer (Age 48) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Erbie L. Foster Jr., Chief Diversity Officer

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

17 employees have rated The Clorox CEO Linda Rendle on Glassdoor.com. 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.

Who are some of The Clorox's key competitors?

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 shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.10%), Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC (0.07%), Liberty One Investment Management LLC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%) and Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.04%). Company insiders that own The Clorox stock include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Eric H Reynolds, Jeff Baker, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein, Michael R Costello 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Global Trust Asset Management LLC, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Clear Street Markets LLC, and NEXT Financial Group Inc. Company insiders that have sold The Clorox company stock in the last year 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 buying The Clorox stock?

CLX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, CX Institutional, Park National Corp OH, Hexavest Inc., Liberty One Investment Management LLC, Cypress Capital Group, and Monument Capital Management.
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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 $190.73.

How much money does The Clorox make?

The Clorox has a market capitalization of $23.99 billion and generates $6.72 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $939 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.36 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Clorox have?

The Clorox employs 8,800 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 www.thecloroxcompany.com.

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 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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