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How has The Clorox Company:(NYSE:CLX) performed recently?

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16967.34. It is in the Housewares & Accessories industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 25.61, a forward P/E of 25.06 and EPS of 5.11. At a stock price of 131.27 (0.34%) it has a dividend yield of 2.45%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 4.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 3.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.56% and more long-term 7.10% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.80%.

For performance, The Clorox Company the past week has seen a gain of -2.25%. For the last month performance for The Clorox Company is -3.70%. While the last quarter is 5.48% and half year, 5.07%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.69%.

The 52-week high for The Clorox Company, is at -5.99%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.89%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.97% and 3.67% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.25%, and for the month it is 1.33%. The Clorox Company, has a target price of 125.82.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 6.93, and for total debt/equity The Clorox Company has 8.6. The gross margin is 45.10%, while operating margin is 17.80%, the profit margin is 11.80%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.18%, with instituitional ownership at 73.50%. The Clorox Company has a payout ratio of 59.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 129.69. The shares float is 129.11, with the float short at 4.51%, with short ratio coming to 5.74.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Clorox Company, get 16.10%, with its returns on investment at 26.10%. Return on equity is 387.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 125.82, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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