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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 -1.90% today. In the last week its performance is -0.90%, and 0.12% for the past quarter. Currently, The Clorox Company, CLX has a target price of 128.09, so today’s gain of -1.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.30%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), has a market cap of 16768.83, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 73.40%.

At the current price of 129.49, it has a dividend yield of 2.47%, 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 26.29, as well as a forward P/E of 22.31.

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 18.88%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/1983, the total performance to date is 3.96%.

Volume today for The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), is 1224800, while its average volume is 890.3. Whilst the total gain today was -1.90%, it did have a day high of -7.27%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.12%, and 0.98% for the month. The 52-week low for The Clorox Company, CLX has been 22.29%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.27%.

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 3.31, and the P/S is 2.91, along with a P/B of 56.55. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 41.82.

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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