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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 -0.66% today. In the last week its performance is 2.46%, and -7.73% for the past quarter. Currently, The Clorox Company, CLX has a target price of 127.55, so today’s gain of -0.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.13%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), has a market cap of 16273.08, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 73.40%.

At the current price of 125.69, it has a dividend yield of 2.55%, and its target price is 127.55. 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 25.52, as well as a forward P/E of 21.65.

With a current EPS of 4.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.81%,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 10.80%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/1983, the total performance to date is 0.91%.

Volume today for The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), is 773300, while its average volume is 935.46. Whilst the total gain today was -0.66%, it did have a day high of -8.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for The Clorox Company, CLX has been 13.60%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.99%.

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 3.21, and the P/S is 2.82, along with a P/B of 54.89. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 40.58.

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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