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Clorox - CLX Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$148.64
-1.10 (-0.73%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$148.57
$149.86
50-Day Range
$122.57
$149.74
52-Week Range
$120.50
$186.86
Volume
493,905 shs
Average Volume
1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.31 billion
P/E Ratio
39.96
Dividend Yield
3.15%
Price Target
$131.00

Clorox Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
7,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,450,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.88%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.04 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
5.2
Last Record Date
July, 31 2022
Outstanding Shares
123,163,000 shares
Float Size
122,780,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.95%
Today's Trading Volume
493,905 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,449,824 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-65.93%
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CLX Short Interest Over Time

CLX Days to Cover Over Time

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Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/31/20227,310,000 shares $1.04 billion -1.9%6.0%5.2 $141.84
7/15/20227,450,000 shares $1.11 billion -10.6%6.1%5.3 $148.67
6/30/20228,330,000 shares $1.17 billion +12.1%6.8%5.9 $140.98
6/15/20227,430,000 shares $914.86 million +7.7%6.1%5.2 $123.13
5/31/20226,900,000 shares $1.00 billion +8.7%5.6%5 $145.36
5/15/20226,350,000 shares $1.01 billion +4.4%5.2%4.6 $158.28
4/30/20226,080,000 shares $872.30 million +5.9%5.0%3.8 $143.47
4/15/20225,740,000 shares $835.57 million +19.3%4.7%3.7 $145.57
3/31/20224,810,000 shares $668.73 million -2.2%3.9%3 $139.03
3/15/20224,920,000 shares $642.70 million -6.6%4.0%3.2 $130.63
2/28/20225,270,000 shares $768.31 million +1.4%4.3%3.5 $145.79
2/15/20225,200,000 shares $741.73 million +7.7%4.2%3.3 $142.64
1/31/20224,830,000 shares $810.76 million -21.8%3.9%3.3 $167.86
1/15/20226,180,000 shares $1.15 billion -3.4%5.1%4.9 $186.60
12/31/20216,400,000 shares $1.12 billion +4.6%5.2%5.2 $174.36
12/15/20216,120,000 shares $1.08 billion -3.3%5.0%4.9 $176.13
11/30/20216,330,000 shares $1.03 billion -13.3%5.2%5.1 $162.85
11/15/20217,300,000 shares $1.24 billion +1.7%6.0%6 $169.88
10/29/20217,180,000 shares $1.17 billion +0.6%5.9%5.8 $163.01
10/15/20217,140,000 shares $1.17 billion +5.6%5.8%5.1 $163.24
9/30/20216,760,000 shares $1.12 billion -3.0%5.5%4.8 $165.61
9/15/20216,970,000 shares $1.18 billion -1.7%5.7%4.7 $168.92
8/31/20217,090,000 shares $1.19 billion +3.2%5.8%4.9 $168.05
8/13/20216,870,000 shares $1.16 billion +4.6%5.6%4.8 $168.45
7/30/20216,570,000 shares $1.19 billion -11.0%5.3%4.5 $180.89
7/15/20217,380,000 shares $1.34 billion -1.7%6.0%5.3 $181.57
6/30/20217,510,000 shares $1.35 billion -4.7%6.1%5.5 $179.91
6/15/20217,880,000 shares $1.37 billion +0.5%6.4%5.8 $173.52
5/28/20217,840,000 shares $1.39 billion -1.4%6.3%5.6 $176.73
5/14/20217,950,000 shares $1.45 billion -8.5%6.4%5.4 $182.63
4/30/20218,690,000 shares $1.62 billion -2.9%7.0%5.6 $185.94
4/15/20218,950,000 shares $1.69 billion +3.4%7.1%5.1 $188.58
3/31/20218,660,000 shares $1.68 billion +4.0%6.9%4.9 $193.84
3/15/20218,330,000 shares $1.57 billion -15.4%6.6%4.9 $188.99
2/26/20219,850,000 shares $1.79 billion -1.9%7.9%5.8 $181.24
2/12/202110,040,000 shares $1.85 billion -6.2%8.0%6 $184.14
1/29/202110,700,000 shares $2.24 billion -16.0%8.5%6.3 $209.57
1/15/202112,730,000 shares $2.49 billion +3.7%10.1%8 $195.55
12/31/202012,280,000 shares $2.47 billion -3.3%9.8%8.6 $201.04
12/15/202012,700,000 shares $2.57 billion -2.5%10.1%9 $202.38
11/30/202013,030,000 shares $2.65 billion -5.7%10.4%8.7 $203.09
11/15/202013,820,000 shares $2.87 billion +0.4%11.0%9 $207.38
10/30/202013,760,000 shares $2.87 billion +0.5%11.0%9.3 $208.73
10/15/202013,690,000 shares $3.00 billion -1.4%10.9%9.8 $218.93
9/30/202013,890,000 shares $2.92 billion +0.9%11.1%10.1 $210.17
9/15/202013,770,000 shares $2.89 billion -4.4%10.9%9.6 $209.59
8/31/202014,400,000 shares $3.22 billion +10.3%11.4%9.5 $223.50
8/14/202013,060,000 shares $2.93 billion +10.8%10.4%8.8 $224.25
7/31/202011,790,000 shares $2.79 billion +4.0%9.5%7.7 $236.51
7/15/202011,340,000 shares $2.61 billion +3.4%9.1%6.8 $230.52













CLX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clorox's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Clorox shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of July 31st, traders have sold 7,310,000 shares of CLX short. 5.95% of Clorox's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Clorox's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Clorox?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. CLX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Clorox's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Clorox?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Clorox: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Delta Accumulation LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Private Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, All Terrain Financial Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Group One Trading L.P., UBS Group AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Walleye Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, and Verition Fund Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Clorox?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 5.95% of Clorox's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Clorox's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Clorox saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,310,000 shares, a decrease of 1.9% from the previous total of 7,450,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Clorox's float size?

Clorox currently has issued a total of 123,163,000 shares. Some of Clorox's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Clorox currently has a public float of 122,780,000 shares.

How does Clorox's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.95% of Clorox's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Clorox: Conagra Brands, Inc. (2.14%), Albertsons Companies, Inc. (6.77%), Chewy, Inc. (24.71%), Campbell Soup (6.70%), The J. M. Smucker Company (4.65%), Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (1.95%), Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (1.05%), Molson Coors Beverage (3.97%), Darling Ingredients Inc. (1.75%), and McCormick & Company, Incorporated (2.75%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: KLA Co. ($2.87 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.25 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.08 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.91 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.85 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.81 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.64 billion), Lumen Technologies, Inc. ($1.61 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.50 billion), and Generac Holdings Inc. ($1.49 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Clorox stock?

Short selling CLX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Clorox as its price is falling. CLX shares are trading down $1.10 today. To short a stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that a stock will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Clorox?

A short squeeze for Clorox occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of CLX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Clorox's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including CLX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 31 2022.



This page (NYSE:CLX) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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