Clorox Co. (CLX): Price and Financial Metrics

Clorox Co. (CLX): $139.59

1.29 (+0.93%)

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Industry: Consumer Goods



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  • Quality is the dimension where CLX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.63% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CLX is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • CLX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.75% of US stocks).

CLX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CLX is 22.62 -- better than 98.84% of US stocks.
  • CLX's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 13.75 for Clorox Co; that's greater than it is for 96.36% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CLX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are JHX, AXTA, COO, FLWS, and CSL.
  • Visit CLX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CLX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, CLX's price/earnings ratio is 29.36% higher, now standing at 29.3.
  • CLX's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLX's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLX 2021-09-03 2.8 50.7 29.3 23.9
CLX 2021-09-02 2.8 50.8 29.4 24.0
CLX 2021-09-01 2.9 51.0 29.5 24.1
CLX 2021-08-31 2.8 50.2 29.1 23.7
CLX 2021-08-30 2.8 49.9 28.9 23.6
CLX 2021-08-27 2.8 49.3 28.5 23.3

CLX Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 21.43%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 19.81%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 48.89%.
Over the past 15 months, CLX's revenue has gone down $51,000,000.

The table below shows CLX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 7,080 869 247
2021-09-30 7,231 934 437
2021-06-30 7,341 1,276 710
2021-03-31 7,522 1,633 923
2020-12-31 7,524 1,677 1,225
2020-09-30 7,131 1,658 1,151

CLX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CLX has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.7% of graded US stocks.
  • CLX's asset turnover comes in at 1.117 -- ranking 18th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • PG, SCL, and LZB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CLX.

The table below shows CLX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.117 0.408 0.142
2021-06-30 1.112 0.436 0.211
2021-03-31 1.145 0.460 0.275
2020-12-31 1.171 0.468 0.359
2020-09-30 1.174 0.466 0.344
2020-06-30 1.173 0.456 0.289

CLX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CLX, see our CLX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $161.66 Average Broker Recommendation 2.09 (Hold)

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CLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $139.59 52-week high $191.75
Prev. close $138.30 52-week low $127.02
Day low $136.53 Volume 962,600
Day high $140.54 Avg. volume 1,536,591
50-day MA $144.35 Dividend yield 3.32%
200-day MA $159.30 Market Cap 17.18B

Clorox Co. (CLX) Company Bio

The Clorox Company (formerly Clorox Chemical Company) is an American global manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. As of 2020 the Oakland, California based company had approximately 8,800 employees worldwide. Net sales for 2020 fiscal year were US$6.7 billion. Ranked annually since 2000, Clorox was named number 474 on Fortune magazine's 2020 Fortune 500 list. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest CLX News From Around the Web

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Clorox (CLX) Presents at CAGNY 2022 Virtual Conference - Slideshow

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Seeking Alpha | February 26, 2022

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Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | February 24, 2022

Wednesdays Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Bloomin Brands, ChargePoint, Clorox, Cloudflare, Intel, Novavax, Owens Corning, Palo Alto Networks, PPL and More

Wednesday''s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Bloomin'' Brands, ChargePoint, Clorox, Cloudflare, Intel, Novavax, Owens Corning, Palo Alto Networks and PPL.

24/7 Wall street | February 23, 2022

TechTarget and Clorox have been highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

TechTarget and Clorox have been highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Bear Of The Day: The Clorox Company (CLX)

Clorox's hoarding-fueled consumption behavior was proven to be unsustainable, with year-over-year top and bottom-line declines in its past 4 quarterly reports

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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CLX Price Returns

1-mo -6.63%
3-mo -4.66%
6-mo N/A
1-year -19.75%
3-year 0.50%
5-year 17.37%
YTD -18.79%
2021 -11.50%
2020 34.46%
2019 2.23%
2018 6.55%
2017 27.14%

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