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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) which is in the industry Housewares & Accessories, gaining 0.71% today. In the last week its performance is 1.03%, and 2.65% for the past quarter. Currently, The Clorox Company, CLX has a target price of 128.09, so today’s gain of 0.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.21%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), has a market cap of 17089.98, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 73.40%.

At the current price of 131.97, it has a dividend yield of 2.42%, and its target price is 128.09. This is with a profit margin of 11.20%, and total debt/equity of 7.81. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has a P/E of 26.8, as well as a forward P/E of 22.74.

With a current EPS of 4.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.82%,The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 19.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.95%.

Performance for the year is 21.45%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/1983, the total performance to date is 5.95%.

Volume today for The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), is 568900, while its average volume is 882.96. Whilst the total gain today was 0.71%, it did have a day high of -5.49%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.77%, and 0.94% for the month. The 52-week low for The Clorox Company, CLX has been 24.63%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.49%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 24.80%, and its return on assets is 15.10%. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has an operating margin of 17.10%. With a sales growth of 2.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Clorox Company, CLX is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 6.05, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Clorox Company? Well its PEG is 3.37, and the P/S is 2.97, along with a P/B of 57.63. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.62.

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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