The Clorox Company (CLX) EPS Estimated At $1.59

July 11, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.22, from 1.07 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 57 investors sold The Clorox Company shares while 264 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 93.60 million shares or 0.62% more from 93.02 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
2,250 are held by Ledyard Bank & Trust. Great West Life Assurance Co Can, a Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 251,570 shares. Umb Comml Bank N A Mo holds 0.06% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 14,083 shares. Crawford Inv Counsel Incorporated has 0.01% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 3,068 shares. West Chester Advsrs invested in 0.25% or 1,691 shares. Voya Investment Limited Company has 0.02% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Transamerica Fincl invested 0.01% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). 3,600 were reported by Northeast Fincl Consultants Inc. Kistler accumulated 0% or 34 shares. Stewart And Patten Communications Limited Liability Com has 1.04% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 40,457 shares. Moreover, Mraz Amerine And has 0.06% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Oregon-based fund reported 13,855 shares. Moreover, Mason Street Lc has 0.06% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 18,026 shares. Arrow accumulated 817 shares. Williams Jones And Limited holds 0.01% or 2,291 shares.

Analysts expect The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report $1.59 EPS on August, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 3.92 % from last quarter’s $1.53 EPS. CLX’s profit would be $205.92 million giving it 20.96 P/E if the $1.59 EPS is correct. After having $1.37 EPS previously, The Clorox Company’s analysts see 16.06 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $133.28. About 1.41 million shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has declined 9.29% since July 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.86% the S&P500.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Clorox (NYSE:CLX), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Clorox had 13 analyst reports since February 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral” on Thursday, May 3. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, May 3. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, February 5. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Thursday, February 8 to “Hold”. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, February 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 4 by Citigroup. JP Morgan maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating on Tuesday, March 13. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $138 target. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, May 3. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CLX in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold” rating.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company has market cap of $17.26 billion. It operates through four divisions: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. It has a 21.77 P/E ratio. The firm offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox brand, as well as Clorox 2 stain fighters and color boosters; home care products primarily under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand; and professional cleaning and disinfecting products under the Clorox, Dispatch, Aplicare, HealthLink, and Clorox Healthcare brands.

More notable recent The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Clorox Can Weather Inflation” on June 18, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Clorox vs. Church & Dwight Co: Which Is the Better Buy?” published on July 06, 2018, Fool.com published: “Why Clorox Company Stock Jumped 11.9% in June to Deliver Its Best Month This Year” on July 09, 2018. More interesting news about The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Reasons to Consider Buying Walmart Stock Right Now” published on July 10, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “July 2018 Stock Considerations” with publication date: July 02, 2018.

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