Clorox Co. (CLX): Price and Financial Metrics

Clorox Co. (CLX): $159.09

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CLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $159.09 52-week high $178.21
Prev. close $158.34 52-week low $120.50
Day low $157.67 Volume 834,200
Day high $159.99 Avg. volume 1,226,087
50-day MA $161.95 Dividend yield 2.98%
200-day MA $149.00 Market Cap 19.67B

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  • CLX scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 76.65% of US stocks.
  • CLX's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CLX ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

CLX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CLX is 2,390.33 -- better than 100% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 266.71, CLOROX CO P/E ratio is greater than that of about 97.82% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • CLX's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.7% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CLX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WK, FTNT, HD, AEHL, and RRGB.
  • CLX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CLOROX CO's official web site, go to

CLX Valuation Summary

  • CLX's EV/EBIT ratio is 100; this is 433.33% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • CLX's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLX 2023-05-23 2.8 6603.6 267.7 100.0
CLX 2023-05-22 2.8 6709.5 272.0 101.4
CLX 2023-05-19 2.9 6855.3 277.9 103.3
CLX 2023-05-18 2.9 6845.0 277.5 103.2
CLX 2023-05-17 2.9 6880.9 279.0 103.7
CLX 2023-05-16 2.9 6964.5 282.3 104.8

CLX Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 35.39%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -21.49%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -16.85%.
Over the past 34 months, CLX's revenue has gone up $700,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 7,065 951 435
2022-09-30 7,041 923 405
2022-06-30 7,107 786 462
2022-03-31 7,108 834 458
2021-12-31 7,080 869 247
2021-09-30 7,231 934 437

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)

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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Yahoo | May 19, 2023

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Is Clorox (CLX) Outperforming Other Consumer Staples Stocks This Year?

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CLX Price Returns

1-mo -3.94%
3-mo 3.08%
6-mo 8.69%
1-year 10.46%
3-year -16.37%
5-year 44.06%
YTD 15.14%
2022 -17.00%
2021 -11.50%
2020 34.46%
2019 2.23%
2018 6.55%

CLX Dividends

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