Consider This Before Taking a Position in Clorox Company (CLX)

Shares of Large-cap consumer discretionary company Clorox Company moved -5.2 this evening, and are now trading at $124.93 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $149.82.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide.

Clorox Company Investors Should Consider This:

  • Clorox Company has moved -2.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.21. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Clorox Company's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 70.3

  • Clorox Company currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.6%.

Understanding Clorox Company's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-08-10 7,107,000 -1,795,000 11 -35.29
2021-08-10 7,341,000 -1,943,000 17 -10.53
2020-08-13 6,721,000 -1,789,000 19 5.56
2019-08-14 6,214,000 -1,604,000 18 -5.26
2018-08-14 6,124,000 -1,536,000 19 0.0
2017-08-15 5,973,000 -1,550,000 19

Over the last 6 years, Clorox Company's operating margins have averaged 17.2%, which is comparable to the Specialty Chemicals industry average of 14.62%. However the firm's margins are declining at a compounded yearly rate of -9.3%.

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