The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 16315.81. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for The Clorox Company is 126.02 (with a change from open of 0.23%), this in conjunction with a target price of 127.55. Volume today has so far reached 458600, with an average volume of about 893.19. The GAP for this stock, is -0.09%.
The P/E ratio is 25.59, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 21.71. The current EPS for The Clorox Company, is 4.93, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 7.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 1.18%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for The Clorox Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 5.81% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.95%. Quarter over quarter is -12.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 19.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.90%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 73.40%. Shares outstanding is 129.47, while shares float is at a value of 129.23. Float short for The Clorox Company is 4.98% and the short ratio is 7.21.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 6.05, while the total debt/equity comes to 7.81. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 45.10% and their operating margin is 17.10%. The profit margin is 11.20%.
The Clorox Company has seen returns on assets of 15.10%, and on investment, 24.80%. Return on equity is 296.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.22. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.83, with Price/book ratio coming to 55.03 and Price/cash is 40.69, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 78.44.
The simple moving averages are -2.95% and -1.73% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.75% and the 52 week low is 13.90%.
The Clorox Company has a dividend yield of 2.54%, with a current price of 126.02. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 62.10%. This is in an industry, Housewares & Accessories, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. The Clorox Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Housewares & Accessories industry means that The Clorox Company has seen performance for the past week of 1.29%, with performance for the month coming to -4.14%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -6.24%, and for the half year the performance is 12.72%. Volatility for this week is 0.87% and for the month this is 1.17%.
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