stocktive logo
United States ▻ Consumer Defensive
The Clorox
NYSE:CLX
Tea Leaves Summary
The Clorox [NYSE:CLX] share price
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Quick Section Links
→ Sentiment
sentiment score
→ Positions
positions score
→ Growth
growth score
→ Value
value score
→ Health
health score
→ Earth
earth score
Page Updated: Aug 20, 2019

The Clorox [NYSE:CLX] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of The Clorox been like?
stock quote price chart

The Clorox's (NYSE:CLX) stock is 12.5% higher in the past 12 months and has outperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This equates to a 8.6% greater return over the period which puts the stock as an outperformer vs other US TECH companies.

Sentiment

Tea Leaves Score
sentiment tea score

Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for The Clorox?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
analyst ratings

From 16 analysts that cover The Clorox's stock, the average rating is 3.1. This is a weighted average of 1 strong buys, 1 buys, 13 holds, 1 sells. This is 0.2 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 5/5.

Positions

Tea Leaves Score
positions tea score

Insider Trades

What has The Clorox's insider trading been over the past year?
Sold
Bought
insider trading chart

The Clorox insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's The Clorox's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

Ownership

What is the ownership of The Clorox stock?
ownership chart

For The Clorox, currently 79.5% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 20.4% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.1% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 4/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for The Clorox stock?
short interest chart

As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for The Clorox has been 7.90% of the shares outstanding which is 100 billion shares. This is less than 1 month ago which had 7.94% of the shares outstanding which is 101 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.

Growth

Tea Leaves Score
growth tea leaves

Revenue & Earnings

What has The Clorox's revenue history been by year?
revenue chart

The Clorox's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $6Bn. The Clorox's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is The Clorox's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield chart

The Clorox's free cash flow yield is nan% and has shrunk from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for The Clorox 1 year ago was 4.6% and 3 years ago it was 3.7%.

Dividend History & yield

What has The Clorox's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
dividend chart

The Clorox pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.77 (dividend yield of 0.77%) to $1.06 today (yield of 0.64%).

Value

Tea Leaves Score
value tea leaves

PE Ratio

What is The Clorox's PE ratio?
pe ratio

The Clorox's PE ratio is 25.5x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $160.9. The Clorox's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 60% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.

PEG Ratio

What is The Clorox's PEG ratio?
peg ratio

The Clorox's PEG ratio is 2.3x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 25.5x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.111%. This is more attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 4/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is The Clorox's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for The Clorox is 36.2x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 2.9x. The tea-score is 5/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is The Clorox's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

The Clorox's free cash flow yield is nan% which is ranked 3.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of - (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $20Bn. The average free cash flow yield across The Clorox's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is The Clorox's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

The Clorox's return on investment is 127.6%. This is less profitable than its competitors.

Health

Tea Leaves Score
health tea leaves

Assets vs Liabilities

What is The Clorox's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

The Clorox's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 0.9x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is The Clorox's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

The Clorox's debt to shareholder equity is 480.0%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is The Clorox's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

The Clorox's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 73.9%. This is in quintile 2 when measured against their comps.

Earth

Tea Leaves Score
ESG score
What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for The Clorox?

The Clorox's has a poor overall ESG rating of 67/100. Their competitors have a score between 47 and 82 with the average at 68.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for The Clorox vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of The Clorox is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for The Clorox vs their peers?
ESG social
We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of The Clorox is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for The Clorox vs their challengers?
ESG corporate governance
With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of The Clorox is when compared to it's peers.

APPLE [NASDAQ:AAPL] COMPANY PROFILE

Description

What is the company description of The Clorox?
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.

The Clorox [NYSE:CLX] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for The Clorox stock quote?

The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) hit a new 52-week high on 26 July 2019 at a price of $165.26 with 793,000 shares traded that day. This is 2.7% higher than than its current price of $160.9 and 18.4% higher than the 52-week low of $139.52 on 11 October 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 957 thousand shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price The Clorox stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for The Clorox stock were reached on 26 July 2019, 24 days ago at a price of $165.26. This equates to a market capitalisation of $21Bn. The highest price reached is 2.7% higher than the current price of $160.9 with a current market cap of $20Bn.

What is the beta of The Clorox stock?

The Clorox stock moves 0.6x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of The Clorox (CLX) stock?

The Clorox's stock has an annual volatility of 21.8% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have The Clorox's share buybacks been over the past year?

The Clorox is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 12.5% higher which is an outperformance of 8.6% vs the overall market. The Clorox still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most The Clorox stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in The Clorox with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of The Clorox. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 78.5% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did The Clorox beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters The Clorox has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is The Clorox's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

The Clorox is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is The Clorox's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for The Clorox's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is The Clorox's earnings per share (EPS)?

The Clorox's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is The Clorox's dividend growth rate?

The Clorox's dividends have grown at 10.42% in the past year and an average growth of 9.42% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is The Clorox's dividend yield?

The Clorox's current dividend yield is 0.64%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $1.06 (the last payment which was on 30 July 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $160.9.

What is The Clorox's previous and next dividend date?

The Clorox's most recent dividend date was 30 July 2019 when the company paid $1.06 and the next dividend date is 05 November 2019 with an expected payment of $1.06.

By using this website, you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Stocktive is not a registered investment advisory service and the information presented on this site is not intended for investment purposes. You can find out more about the team that built Stocktive on our team page. If you'd like investment advisory services we have an investment partner. Nothing on this website should be considered an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any historical returns, expected returns or probability projections are hypothetical in nature and may not reflect actual future performance. The analysis presented herein, the stock price, and anything related are for illustrative purposes only and are not investment recommendations. If you'd like further information about fundamental analysis you can check out a detailed wiki page.
© 2019 StockForecast
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.