$1.59 EPS Expected for The Clorox Company (CLX)

July 11, 2018 - By Victoria Pittman

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.
Bennicas Associates owns 2.28% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 19,217 shares. Salient Trust Lta owns 0.17% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 10,135 shares. Carret Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co, New York-based fund reported 3,700 shares. Founders Finance Limited Liability Co reported 0.21% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Eads And Heald Inv Counsel invested 0.83% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). 214,256 were reported by Pnc Svcs. Aviva Public Ltd Company reported 0.05% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Great West Life Assurance Commerce Can reported 251,570 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested 0.46% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Whittier Trust reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Beacon Advisors Inc accumulated 899 shares or 1.27% of the stock. Peregrine Asset Advisers Incorporated has 0.75% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). 4.60 million were reported by Wells Fargo & Co Mn. Barclays Pcl invested in 272,493 shares. Moneta Group Inc Investment Advsr Ltd Liability Com reported 0% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX).

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 firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, April 5 by Morgan Stanley. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 5 with “Hold”. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CLX in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 4 by Citigroup. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of CLX in report on Thursday, April 19 to “Sell” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 5. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, May 3 by Bank of America. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 5 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CLX in report on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” 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 Seekingalpha.com with their article: “July 2018 Stock Considerations” published on July 02, 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 Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Clorox vs. Church & Dwight Co: Which Is the Better Buy?” with publication date: July 06, 2018.

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