The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16394.63. It is in the Housewares & Accessories industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.88, a forward P/E of 21.12 and EPS of 4.93. At a stock price of 122.54 (0.02%) it has a dividend yield of 2.61%.
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 5.82% and more long-term 7.95% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -12.80%. 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 -3.50%. For the last month performance for The Clorox Company is -6.52%. While the last quarter is -7.39% and half year, -2.79%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.55%.
The 52-week high for The Clorox Company, is at -12.24%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.22%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.16% and -4.46% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.29%, and for the month it is 1.10%. 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 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 73.40%. The Clorox Company has a payout ratio of 62.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 133.79. The shares float is 129.23, with the float short at 4.87%, with short ratio coming to 6.69.
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?
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