Analysts See $1.58 EPS for The Clorox Company (CLX)

October 14, 2018 - By olga

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.15, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 42 investors sold The Clorox Company shares while 246 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. 96.82 million shares or 3.44% more from 93.60 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Peoples Serv accumulated 100 shares. Boyar Asset reported 1.3% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). The Texas-based Petrus Tru Co Lta has invested 1.26% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Regal Limited Company holds 0.44% or 10,684 shares. Enterprise Services Corporation holds 4,185 shares. Twin Management holds 0.04% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 6,480 shares. Town Country Natl Bank Tru Dba First Bankers Tru reported 0.78% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Hartford Mgmt Inc invested in 0% or 99 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advisors Limited Liability owns 2,094 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Crawford Investment Counsel owns 2,338 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Peninsula Asset Incorporated holds 13,735 shares. Badgley Phelps Bell holds 0.02% or 2,295 shares in its portfolio. Fdx Advsrs stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Florida-based Finemark Bancorporation And Trust has invested 0.03% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Arcadia Invest Mi reported 919 shares.

Since August 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $4.20 million activity. STEIN LAURA had sold 12,880 shares worth $1.86M on Friday, August 31. On Wednesday, August 29 Balousek Jon M sold $485,409 worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 3,354 shares. On Thursday, September 6 Rendle Linda J sold $56,657 worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 382 shares. $501,309 worth of stock was sold by Willoughby Dawn C on Wednesday, September 5.

Analysts expect The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report $1.58 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 8.22 % from last quarter’s $1.46 EPS. CLX’s profit would be $201.75M giving it 22.92 P/E if the $1.58 EPS is correct. After having $1.66 EPS previously, The Clorox Company’s analysts see -4.82 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.87% or $2.66 during the last trading session, reaching $144.84. About 1.07M shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 11.26% since October 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.36% the S&P500.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Clorox (NYSE:CLX), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Clorox had 12 analyst reports since April 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Sell” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 19. As per Friday, May 4, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, July 18 to “Sell”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 25 by Argus Research. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, July 16 by Bank of America. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, May 3 by BMO Capital Markets. Bank of America maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating on Thursday, May 3. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $130 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 19 by Wells Fargo. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 10 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, May 3 with “Underweight”.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company has market cap of $18.50 billion. It operates through four divisions: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. It has a 23.14 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 important recent The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Fresh And Clean: Argus Upgrades Clorox On Innovative Growth” on September 25, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Antero Resources, SunPower, The Clorox, CECO Environmental, Fortinet, and …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Target to launch new discount brand” on October 06, 2018. More interesting news about The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Buy Clorox At $140 – Cramer’s Lightning Round (10/3/18)” with publication date: October 04, 2018.

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