The Clorox Company, CLX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Housewares & Accessories in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, The Clorox Company, CLX has a market cap of 16468.21. Since its IPO date on the 3/21/1983, The Clorox Company, CLX performance year to date is -1.18%. Today The Clorox Company, CLX has gained -0.77%, with a current price of 123.09.
Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 62.10%. Return of assets are at 15.10%, with return on investment at 24.80%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Clorox Company, CLX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 6.05. While Total debt/equity is 7.81. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 45.10%, and operating margin of 17.10%. The Clorox Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.
For the last year The Clorox Company, CLX has seen a EPS growth of 7.80%. A performance for the year of 14.75%. The 52-week high is -11.85%, and the 52-week low is 15.56%. The average volume for The Clorox Company, CLX is 1259900.
With a target price of 128.09, can The Clorox Company, CLX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Clorox Company, CLX. The Clorox Company has a P/E of 24.99 and a forward P/E of 21.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.14. The Clorox Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.86 and 53.75 respectively. For P/cash, The Clorox Company has a value of 41.07, while it is 79.17 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 123.09, The Clorox Company has a dividend yield of 2.60%. We see a return on equity of 296.00%.
Looking more long-term The Clorox Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.95%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.82% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 7.80% for this year and for the last five years a 19.00% growth has been seen.