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Morning Trending Tickers: The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX)

With a market cap of 16.98 B, The Clorox Company has a large market cap size. The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/21/1983. The Clorox Company is in the Housewares & Accessories industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for The Clorox Company, is 706.05, and so far today it has a volume of 174059. Performance year to date since the 3/21/1983 is 9.57%.

To help you determine whether The Clorox Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.98 and forward P/E is 23.08. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Clorox Company has a value for PEG of 3.77. P/S ratio is 2.87 and the P/B ratio is 41.88. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 39.4 and 92.28 respectively.

At the current price The Clorox Company is trading at, 131.43 (-0.05% today), The Clorox Company has a dividend yield of 2.56%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 61.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.06, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.27% after growing 7.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.40%, and 3.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 129.12, and the number of shares float is 128.71. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 73.00%. The float short is 3.58%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.52. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.60%, and also a return on investment of 24.80%.

The ability for The Clorox Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 3.44 and total debt/equity is 6.04. In terms of margins, The Clorox Company has a gross margin of 44.70%, with its operating margin at 16.70%, and The Clorox Company has a profit margin of 11.20%.

The 52 week high is -7.29%, with 18.15% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.70% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.99%.

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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