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NYSE:CLX

Clorox - CLX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$154.77
+13.77 (+9.77%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$148.27
$157.77
50-Day Range
$139.79
$154.77
52-Week Range
$120.50
$160.59
Volume
5.18 million shs
Average Volume
1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.10 billion
P/E Ratio
44.22
Dividend Yield
3.35%
Price Target
$137.67

Clorox MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.46 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.9% Downside
$139.45 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.13% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.43
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.39mentions of Clorox in the last 14 days
Based on 28 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
29.85%
From $4.12 to $5.35 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.03 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

79th out of 139 stocks

Polishes & Sanitation Goods Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

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About Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Stock

The Clorox Co. engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer and professional products. It operates through the following business segments: Health and Wellness, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The Health and Wellness segment consists of cleaning products, professional products and vitamins, minerals and supplements mainly marketed and sold in the United States. The Household segments consists of bags and wraps, grilling products and cat litter marketed and sold in the United States. The Lifestyle segment refers to food, natural personal care products and water-filtration products marketed and sold in the United States. 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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CLX Stock News Headlines

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CLX Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/10 Dividend
10/25/2022
Dividend Payable
11/10/2022
Ex-Dividend for 2/10 Dividend
1/24/2023
Last Earnings
2/02/2023
Today
2/04/2023
Dividend Payable
2/10/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-Industry
Household Products
CUSIP
18905410
Employees
9,000
Year Founded
1913

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$139.45
High Stock Price Forecast
$165.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$101.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-11.1%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.46
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$462 million
Pretax Margin
7.64%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.07 billion
Cash Flow
$6.52 per share
Book Value
$5.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
122,879,000
Market Cap
$19.10 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.33

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Key Executives

  • Linda Rendle
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Eric ReynoldsEric Reynolds
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive VP
  • Kevin JacobsenKevin Jacobsen
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Chau Banks
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Michael Ott
    Senior VP, Chief Research & Development Officer













CLX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Clorox stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CLX shares. 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 is Clorox's stock price forecast for 2023?

12 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Clorox's stock. Their CLX share price forecasts range from $101.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $139.45 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%.
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How have CLX shares performed in 2023?

Clorox's stock was trading at $140.33 at the start of the year. Since then, CLX stock has increased by 10.3% and is now trading at $154.77.
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When is Clorox's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 1st 2023.
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How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.32. The business earned $1.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.66 billion. Clorox had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 85.88% and a net margin of 6.16%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.66 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, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 25th will be paid a dividend of $1.18 per share on Friday, February 10th. This represents a $4.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 24th.
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Is Clorox a good dividend stock?

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) pays an annual dividend of $4.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.35%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 36 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 134.86%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, CLX will have a dividend payout ratio of 88.22% in the coming year. This indicates that the company 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 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-$4.30 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.17. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.96 billion-$7.18 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.07 billion.

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

17 employees have rated Clorox Chief Executive Officer Linda Rendle on Glassdoor.com. Linda Rendle has an approval rating of 94% among the company'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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.03%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.96%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.30%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.28%) and Tobam (0.22%). Insiders that own company 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 and William S Bailey.
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How do I buy shares of Clorox?

Shares of CLX stock 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 $154.77.

How much money does Clorox make?

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) has a market capitalization of $19.10 billion and generates $7.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $462 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Clorox have?

The company 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..
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How can I contact Clorox?

Clorox's mailing address is 1221 BROADWAY, OAKLAND CA, 94612. The official website for the company is www.thecloroxcompany.com. The company can be reached via phone at (510) 271-7000, via email at investorrelations@clorox.com, or via fax at 510-832-1463.

This page (NYSE:CLX) was last updated on 2/5/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff