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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 -0.99% today. In the last week its performance is 2.35%, and 4.47% for the past quarter. Currently, The Clorox Company, CLX has a target price of 125.82, so today’s gain of -0.99% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.08%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), has a market cap of 17366.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.18%, and institutional ownership is 73.40%.

At the current price of 132.59, it has a dividend yield of 2.39%, and its target price is 125.82. 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 26.22, as well as a forward P/E of 25.65.

With a current EPS of 5.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.56%,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 15.36%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/1983, the total performance to date is 7.51%.

Volume today for The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), is 433039, while its average volume is 970.34. Whilst the total gain today was -0.99%, it did have a day high of -5.05%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.17% for the month. The 52-week low for The Clorox Company, CLX has been 28.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.05%.

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 3.69, and the P/S is 3.04, along with a P/B of 66.96. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 41.95.

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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