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NYSE:CLX - Clorox Stock Price, Forecast & News

$164.83
+0.06 (+0.04 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$164.19
Now: $164.83
$165.10
50-Day Range
$151.52
MA: $157.48
$167.66
52-Week Range
$144.12
Now: $164.83
$168.96
Volume724,318 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio25.88
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorN/A
CUSIP18905410
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Employees8,800
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 11th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 22nd will be paid a dividend of $1.06 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $4.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 21st. View Clorox's Dividend History.

How will Clorox's stock buyback program work?

Clorox announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, May 24th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 12.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company reported $1.46 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.15. The firm had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.45 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.40 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, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Clorox.

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

Clorox issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.10-6.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.16.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Clorox's stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $168.00. On average, they anticipate Clorox's share price to reach $150.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Clorox.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Clorox?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Clorox.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Clorox stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Clorox stock:
  • 1. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We were encouraged by mgmt’s confidence in the 2H turnaround and believe issues are isolated within Charcoal/Glad as the rest of the portfolio is performing well (see our note here) That said, while valuation has become more reasonable, we think top-line headwinds are likely to weigh on the stock’s overall narrative, and shares will likely remain range-bound in the near-term until fundamental improvement becomes evident over the next few quarters. Given weak relative top-line performance and near-term challenges, we lower our EPS estimates and maintain our Market Perform rating." (8/1/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Clorox lagged the industry in the past six months owing to ongoing impacts from elevated commodity costs, adverse currency rates as well as increased manufacturing and logistics expenses. Driven by these factors, the company reported dismal earnings and sales in third-quarter fiscal 2019. This marked the first earnings miss after nine straight quarters of beat, while sales lagged estimates for the third time in the last four quarters. Further, the company narrowed sales view for 2019, anticipating a milder cold and flu season, as well as increased promotional activity in the Wipes category. It also expects tariffs to weigh on earnings in 2019. However, the company’s cost savings plans and pricing strategy cushioned results. The company's 2020 Strategy, aimed at bolstering growth of categories and overall market share, also bodes well." (7/29/2019)

Has Clorox been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CLX stock has been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Clorox earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Clorox.

Who are some of Clorox's key competitors?

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), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Procter & Gamble (PG), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Starbucks (SBUX) and PepsiCo (PEP).

Who are Clorox's key executives?

Clorox's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Benno O. Dorer, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kevin B. Jacobsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Linda Rendle, Exec. VP of Strategy & Operations (Age 41)
  • Ms. Laura Stein, Exec. VP of Corp. Affairs & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Robb, Advisor (Age 54)

Who are Clorox's major shareholders?

Clorox's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.73%), Parnassus Investments CA (4.04%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.31%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.23%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.23%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.07%). Company insiders that own Clorox stock include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Dawn C Willoughby, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Jeff Baker, Jon M Balousek, Laura Stein, Linda J Rendle, Matthew T Laszlo and Michael R Costello. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Clorox.

Which institutional investors are selling Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Acadian Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Clorox company stock in the last year include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral and Michael R Costello. View Insider Buying and Selling for Clorox.

Which institutional investors are buying Clorox stock?

CLX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, AQR Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, ProShare Advisors LLC and State Street Corp. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Clorox's stock price today?

One share of CLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $164.83.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Clorox (NYSE CLX)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  736 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,045
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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