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 16971.43. Since its IPO date on the 3/21/1983, The Clorox Company, CLX performance year to date is 4.90%. Today The Clorox Company, CLX has gained -0.61%, with a current price of 130.66.
Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.50%. 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 20.43%. The 52-week high is -6.43%, and the 52-week low is 23.64%. The average volume for The Clorox Company, CLX is 481700.
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 26.53 and a forward P/E of 22.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.34. The Clorox Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.95 and 57.06 respectively. For P/cash, The Clorox Company has a value of 42.32, while it is 81.59 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 130.66, The Clorox Company has a dividend yield of 2.45%. 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 5.85% 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.