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NYSE:CLXClorox Stock Price, Forecast & News

$206.76
+2.55 (+1.25 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 09:30 AM ET)
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$204.02
Now: $206.76
$206.85
50-Day Range
$183.93
MA: $197.88
$209.83
52-Week Range
$144.12
Now: $206.76
$214.26
Volume1.13 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.04 billion
P/E Ratio30.32
Dividend Yield2.08%
Beta0.27
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. It also provides charcoal products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands; bags, wraps, and containers under the Glad brand; cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brands; and digestive health products under the RenewLife brand. In addition, the company offers dressings and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, Kingsford, and Soy Vay brands; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand; and dietary supplements under the Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, and Neocell brands. Further, it markets its products under the PinoLuz, Ayudin, Limpido, Clorinda, Poett, Mistolin, Lestoil, Bon Bril, Agua Jane, and Chux 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 and medical supply distributors. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.14 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Polishes & sanitation goods
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP18905410
Phone510-271-7000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.21 billion
Cash Flow$8.05 per share
Book Value$4.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$820 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,800
Market Cap$26.04 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Clorox's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Clorox's stock was trading at $169.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CLX stock has increased by 22.1% and is now trading at $206.76. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Clorox?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Clorox in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Clorox.

When is Clorox's next earnings date?

Clorox is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Clorox.

How were Clorox's earnings last quarter?

Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 1st. The company reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $1.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.69 billion. Clorox had a return on equity of 147.52% and a net margin of 13.67%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.44 earnings per share. View Clorox's earnings history.

How often does Clorox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Clorox?

Clorox declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 29th will be paid a dividend of $1.11 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $4.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 28th. This is a boost from Clorox's previous quarterly dividend of $1.06. View Clorox's dividend history.

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

Clorox updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.70-6.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.57. The company issued revenue guidance of +6-8% yr/yr to ~$6.59-6.71 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CLX?

12 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Clorox's shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $195.00. On average, they expect Clorox's stock price to reach $173.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.1%. View analysts' price targets 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?

Headlines about CLX stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Clorox earned a coverage optimism score of -4.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutClorox.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS), Procter & Gamble (PG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Clorox's key executives?

Clorox's management team includes the following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.23%), State Street Corp (6.58%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.01%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.92%), Fundsmith LLP (1.26%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.19%). 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, Kevin B Jacobsen, Laura Stein, Linda J Rendle, Matthew T Laszlo, Michael R Costello and William S Bailey. View institutional ownership trends for Clorox.

Which major investors are selling Clorox stock?

CLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parnassus Investments CA, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold Clorox company stock in the last year include A D David Mackay, Andrew J Mowery, Benno O Dorer, Denise Garner, Diego J Barral, Jeff Baker, Kevin B Jacobsen, Michael R Costello, and William S Bailey. View insider buying and selling activity for Clorox.

Which major investors are buying Clorox stock?

CLX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., BlackRock Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Federated Hermes Inc., and Scout Investments Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $206.76.

How big of a company is Clorox?

Clorox has a market capitalization of $26.04 billion and generates $6.21 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $820 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.32 on an earnings per share basis. Clorox employs 8,800 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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