Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on January 04, 2021, The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) had a quiet start as it plunged -0.73% to $200.44. During the day, the stock rose to $203.00 and sunk to $199.16 before settling in for the price of $201.92 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CLX posted a 52-week range of $150.95-$239.87.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Consumer Defensive sector firm’s annual sales growth was 3.50%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 10.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 16.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $126.35 million, simultaneously with a float of $125.84 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $25.16 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $204.73, while the 200-day Moving Average is $208.29.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 8800 employees. It has generated 763,750 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 106,705. The stock had 10.51 Receivables turnover and 1.19 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +45.44, operating margin was +18.82 and Pretax Margin of +17.63.
The Clorox Company (CLX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Household & Personal Products industry. The Clorox Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.40%, in contrast to 85.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 09, this organization’s SVP – GM, International sold 9,916 shares at the rate of 200.19, making the entire transaction reach 1,985,050 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 7,005. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 30, Company’s Executive Chair sold 417,022 for 200.92, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 83,789,471. This particular insider is now the holder of 170,689 in total.
The Clorox Company (CLX) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 9/29/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $3.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $2.32) by $0.9. This company achieved a net margin of +13.97 while generating a return on equity of 128.02. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.49 per share during the current fiscal year.
The Clorox Company’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 16.40% and is forecasted to reach 8.02 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 4.26% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 10.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for The Clorox Company (CLX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.94. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $22.33, and its Beta score is 0.20. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.53. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 29.63.
In the same vein, CLX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 8.98, a figure that is expected to reach 1.72 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 8.02 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of The Clorox Company (CLX)
During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 35.98% While, its Average True Range was 2.90.
Raw Stochastic average of The Clorox Company (CLX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 20.53%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 20.19% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 7.73% that was lower than 27.98% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.