Clorox Co. (CLX)



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The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with about 8,800 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2020 sales of $6.7 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products; Pine-Sol® cleaners; Liquid-Plumr® clog removers; Poett® home care products; Fresh Step® cat litter; Glad® bags and wraps; Kingsford® charcoal; Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces; Brita® water-filtration products; Burt's Bees® natural personal care products; and RenewLife®, Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality Calm™, NeoCell® and Stop Aging Now® vitamins, minerals and supplements. The company also markets industry-leading products and technologies for professional customers, including those sold under the CloroxPro™ and Clorox Healthcare® brand names. More than 80% of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Financial Statements

Key Info

  • Industry: Polish and Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • CEO Name: Benno Dorer

Key Statistics

  • Stock Price: $165.61
  • Dividend Yield: 10.6%
  • Market Capitalization: $20,646,106,038
  • Shares Outstanding: 122,813,075
  • Number of Employees: 8,800
  • Trailing 12-Month EPS: $5.58
  • Trailing 12-Month DPS: $17.8
  • Payout Ratio: 319.0%

Important Dates

  • Next Earnings Date: 2021-11-01
  • Next Ex-Dividend Date: 2021-07-27

Price Trends

  • Current Stock Price: $165.61
  • 52-week high: $228.32
  • 52-week low: $159.32
  • 200-day moving average: $177.65
  • 50-day moving average: $167.64


  • 1-Month Price Return: 2.0%
  • 3-Month Price Return: -5.7%
  • 6-Month Price Return: -12.8%
  • 1-Year Price Return: -18.3%
  • 2-Year Price Return: 15.4%
  • 5-Year Price Return: 51.9%

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