Clorox Company (The) (CLX): Price and Financial Metrics

Clorox Company (The) (CLX): $174.21

6.14 (+3.65%)

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  • CLX scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 74.92% of US stocks.
  • CLX's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • CLX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.67% of US stocks).

CLX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CLX is 19.65 -- better than 98.74% of US stocks.
  • Clorox Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.57 for Clorox Co; that's greater than it is for 90.63% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Clorox Co, a group of peers worth examining would be XPO, MTD, CDW, KR, and BURL.
  • CLX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Clorox Co's official 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 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 7.81%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 26.82%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -57.75%.
Over the past 52 months, CLX's revenue has gone up $1,258,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 6,721 1,546 939

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 $174.21 52-week high $231.11
Prev. close $168.07 52-week low $156.23
Day low $169.28 Volume 2,355,100
Day high $174.46 Avg. volume 1,475,094
50-day MA $164.52 Dividend yield 2.66%
200-day MA $176.32 Market Cap 21.40B

Clorox Company (The) (CLX) Company Bio

Clorox manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The company was founded in 1913 and is based in Oakland, California.

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Delta, Carnival fall; Moderna, Clorox rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Delta, Carnival fall; Moderna, Clorox rise

ABC News | November 26, 2021

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Shares Bought by Veracity Capital LLC

Veracity Capital LLC raised its holdings in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) by 7.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,380 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. Veracity Capital LLC’s […]

Dakota Financial News | November 26, 2021

An Intrinsic Calculation For The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Suggests It's 21% Undervalued

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of The Clorox Company ( NYSE:CLX ) by projecting its...

Yahoo | November 26, 2021

Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC Takes $267,000 Position in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)

Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 1,610 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $267,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge […]

Transcript Daily | November 25, 2021

Clorox names new leader for Burt's Bees in Durham

Quietly, The Clorox Company has promoted one of its own to run Burt’s Bees, its Durham-based subsidiary dedicated to natural cosmetics.

Yahoo | November 25, 2021

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CLX Price Returns

1-mo 6.87%
3-mo 5.17%
6-mo -0.05%
1-year -12.09%
3-year 12.83%
5-year 67.92%
YTD -11.58%
2020 34.46%
2019 2.23%
2018 6.55%
2017 27.14%
2016 -2.99%

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