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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Clorox Company, CLX

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 15151.41. Since its IPO date on the 3/21/1983, The Clorox Company, CLX performance year to date is -4.88%. Today The Clorox Company, CLX has gained -1.12%, with a current price of 116.37.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 62.10%. Return of assets are at 15.00%, 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 6.19. While Total debt/equity is 8.33. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 44.90%, and operating margin of 16.90%. The Clorox Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year The Clorox Company, CLX has seen a EPS growth of 7.80%. A performance for the year of -2.94%. The 52-week high is -16.10%, and the 52-week low is 4.61%. The average volume for The Clorox Company, CLX is 202661.

With a target price of 121.09, 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 23.72 and a forward P/E of 20.68. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.42. The Clorox Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.61 and 52.78 respectively. For P/cash, The Clorox Company has a value of 37.14, while it is 77.7 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 116.37, The Clorox Company has a dividend yield of 2.72%. We see a return on equity of 250.40%.

Looking more long-term The Clorox Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.93%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.87% 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.

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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