There Is A Quest For Clarity Surrounding Clorox Co. (NYSE: CLX) Volatility

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There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Clorox Reports Q2 Fiscal Year 2024 Results, Updates Outlook.

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Stocks Info

This NYSE-listed company operates within the Household & Personal Products industry segment, falling under the Consumer Defensive sector. The current market capitalization of Clorox Co. is $19.17B. A total of 1.87 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.37M shares.

Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, CLX has seen 7 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 58,613 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 20 BUYs and 25 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 99,636 shares during that period but sold 19,890.

In the most recent transaction, Jacobsen Kevin B sold 3,346 shares of CLX for 160.82 per share on Aug 14. After the transaction, the EVP – Chief Financial Officer now owns 23,224 company shares.


The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Clorox Co. pays an annual dividend of $4.82, resulting in a dividend yield of 3.12%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 242.68. CLX’s most recent ex-dividend date was 1/23/2024 when it declared a $1.20 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/9/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/9/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 10/24/2023. The CLX stock dividend was $1.20 per share in cash.

Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for CLX in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $153.41 with high estimates of $170.00 and low estimates of $129.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CLX has a high of $178.21 and a low of $114.68.

As of this writing, CLX has an earnings estimate of $Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Chevron Corporation estimates, with a high estimate of $Clorox Company (The) per share and a lower estimate of $Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. CLX’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $183.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $3.10B in debt and $1.78B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $0.43, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $729.00M.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for CLX is Buy with a score of 2.81.

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