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Last $111.69 USD
Change Today +0.26 / 0.23%
Volume 548.0K
CLX On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

clorox company (CLX) Snapshot

Open
$111.06
Previous Close
$111.43
Day High
$111.71
Day Low
$110.54
52 Week High
08/6/15 - $119.75
52 Week Low
09/2/14 - $88.23
Market Cap
14.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
906.7K
EPS TTM
$4.55
Shares Outstanding
128.6M
EX-Date
07/20/15
P/E TM
24.5x
Dividend
$3.08
Dividend Yield
2.68%
Current Stock Chart for CLOROX COMPANY (CLX)

clorox company (CLX) Details

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. It offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox, as well as stain fighter and color booster products under the brand Clorox 2; and home care products under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands. The company also provides naturally derived products under the Green Works brand name; and cleaning and disinfecting products under the Clorox, Dispatch, Aplicare, HealthLink, and Clorox Healthcare brands. In addition, the company offers plastic bags, wraps, and containers under the brand name Glad; cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brand names; and charcoal products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands. Further, it provides dressings and sauces under the Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, and Soy Vay brand names; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; and natural personal care products under the Burt’s Bees brand name. Additionally, the company offers dust wipes under the brand name Clorox; facial products, and lip crayons and balms under the Burt’s Bees brand; and scent under the Glad, OdorShield, and Gain brands. It also markets its products under the PinoLuz, Ayudin, Limpido, Clorinda, Poett, Mistolin, Lestoil, Bon Bril, Agua Jane, Chux brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors, and medical supply distributors to mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, and grocery stores and wholesalers, as well as dollar, military, and other retail stores. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

7,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/21/15
Founded in 1913

clorox company (CLX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $522.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $491.7K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $545.9K
Executive Vice President of New Business Deve...
Total Annual Compensation: $534.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

clorox company (CLX) Key Developments

The Clorox Company Announces Consolidated Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2016

The Clorox Company announced consolidated unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,557 million compared with $1,497 million for the same period last year. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $289 million compared with $263 million for the same period last year. Earnings from continuing operations were $189 million or $1.44 diluted per share compared with $171 million or $1.30 diluted per share for the same period last year. Net earnings were $191 million or $1.46 diluted per share compared with $170 million or $1.29 diluted per share for the same period last year. The company said it benefited from improved sales, productivity and cost savings during the quarter. Fourth-quarter diluted EPS results reflect the benefits of higher sales and gross margin expansion. For the full year, the company reported net sales of $5,655 million compared with $5,514 million for the same period last year. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $921 million compared with $884 million for the same period last year. Earnings from continuing operations were $606 million or $4.57 diluted per share compared with $579 million or $4.39 diluted per share for the same period last year. Net earnings were $580 million or $4.37 diluted per share compared with $558 million or $4.23 diluted per share for the same period last year. Net cash provided by continuing operations – GAAP was $858 million compared with $786 million for the same period last year. Capital expenditures were $125 million compared with $137 million for the same period last year. The company provided earnings guidance for the full fiscal year 2016. The company said that it expects earnings to be $4.68 per share to $4.83 per share. Sales are seen flat to up 1% from 2015. The company anticipates sales to be negatively impacted by several factors in International, including continued slowing of International economies and foreign currency declines with about half is anticipated from a significant devaluation of Argentina's currency. The company anticipates gross margin to be about flat for the fiscal year as the benefit of cost savings, pricing and somewhat lower commodity costs are expected to be offset by inflation impacting manufacturing and logistics costs. The company projects tax rate on earnings from continuing operations to be between 34% and 35%.

The Clorox Company, Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 03, 2015

The Clorox Company, Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 03, 2015

The Clorox Company Seeks Acquisitions

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) said that they are open to doing bolt-on acquisitions.

 

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