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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) which is in the industry Housewares & Accessories, gaining -0.25% today. In the last week its performance is -0.58%, and 8.70% for the past quarter. Currently, The Clorox Company, CLX has a target price of 124.55, so today’s gain of -0.25% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.09%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), has a market cap of 17731.22, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.18%, and institutional ownership is 73.40%.

At the current price of 136.72, it has a dividend yield of 2.34%, and its target price is 124.55. This is with a profit margin of 11.80%, and total debt/equity of 8.6. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has a P/E of 26.77, as well as a forward P/E of 26.2.

With a current EPS of 5.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.50%,The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.10%.

Performance for the year is 27.77%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/1983, the total performance to date is 9.12%.

Volume today for The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), is 743200, while its average volume is 1043.73. Whilst the total gain today was -0.25%, it did have a day high of -2.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.15%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for The Clorox Company, CLX has been 31.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 26.10%, and its return on assets is 16.10%. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has an operating margin of 17.80%. With a sales growth of 1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Clorox Company, CLX is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 6.93, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Clorox Company? Well its PEG is 3.77, and the P/S is 3.1, along with a P/B of 68.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.83.

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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