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How has The Clorox Company:(NYSE:CLX) performed recently?

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17278.16. It is in the Housewares & Accessories industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 27.04, a forward P/E of 22.99 and EPS of 4.93. At a stock price of 132.71 (-0.53%) it has a dividend yield of 2.40%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 19.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 7.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.74% and more long-term 7.95% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -12.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.80%.

For performance, The Clorox Company the past week has seen a gain of 0.91%. For the last month performance for The Clorox Company is -1.83%. While the last quarter is 1.69% and half year, 5.88%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.37%.

The 52-week high for The Clorox Company, is at -4.96%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 28.29%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.50% and 4.21% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.00%, and for the month it is 1.16%. The Clorox Company, has a target price of 128.09.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 6.05, and for total debt/equity The Clorox Company has 7.81. The gross margin is 45.10%, while operating margin is 17.10%, the profit margin is 11.20%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.18%, with instituitional ownership at 74.20%. The Clorox Company has a payout ratio of 46.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 129.5. The shares float is 129.15, with the float short at 4.40%, with short ratio coming to 6.04.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Clorox Company, get 15.10%, with its returns on investment at 24.80%. Return on equity is 296.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 128.09, reached soon?

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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