The Clorox Company (CLX) - NYSE
  • Nov. 17, 2015, 11:19 PM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) declares $0.77/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.53%
    • Payable Feb. 12; for shareholders of record Jan. 27; ex-div Jan. 25.
    | Nov. 17, 2015, 11:19 PM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 6:57 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) reports sales rose 6% if the impact of currency swings is backed out in FQ1.
    • The company's sales growth reflects increase across all U.S. businesses, driven by strong volume growth of 3% and the benefit of price increases.
    • Gross margin rate improved 220 bps to 45% primarily due to benefits of cost savings and higher sales.
    • Segment revenue: Cleaning: $465M (+6%, 5% volume growth), Household: $580M (+5%, 1% volume growth), Lifestyle: $245M (+7%, 8% volume growth), International: $267M (-8%, flat volume growth ).
    • FY2016 Guidance: Sales: flat to +1%; EBIT margin: +25 bps to +50 bps; Diluted EPS: $4.68 to $4.83; Tax rate: 34% to 35%.
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 6:57 AM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 6:34 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX): FQ1 EPS of $1.32 beats by $0.14.
    • Revenue of $1.39B (+3.0% Y/Y) beats by $10M.
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 6:34 AM
  • Nov. 1, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Nov. 1, 2015, 5:30 PM | 12 Comments
  • Oct. 16, 2015, 1:33 PM
    • Clorox (CLX +1.1%) etched out a new all-time high of $121.45 today.
    • Without a great deal of fanfare, Clorox has outperformed the S&P 500 on a 6-month, one-year, five-year, and ten-year comparison.
    • The company has benefited from steady volume and pricing gains in key categories, while holding up better to F/X pressure than some other multinationals. During the company's last earnings call, execs pointed out that three points of revenue growth came from innovation - a mark that stands out in the consumer staples sector.
    • Clorox earnings call transcript
    | Oct. 16, 2015, 1:33 PM | 3 Comments
  • Sep. 16, 2015, 5:50 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) declares $0.77/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.76%
    • Payable Nov. 13; for shareholders of record Oct. 28; ex-div Oct. 26.
    | Sep. 16, 2015, 5:50 AM
  • Aug. 3, 2015, 10:30 AM
    • Clorox (CLX +1.6%) trades higher after posting stronger results than expected as price increases took hold.
    • Strong demand for disinfecting wipes boosted results in the cleaning segment along with a price increase on Clorox bleach.
    • The company took its estimate on FY16 EPS to below consensus.
    • Previously: Clorox beats by $0.07, beats on revenue (Aug. 03 2015)
    • Previously: More on Clorox's FQ4 (Aug. 03 2015)
    | Aug. 3, 2015, 10:30 AM
  • Aug. 3, 2015, 9:41 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) reports sales rose 6% if the impact of currency swings is backed out.
    • Volume grew 3%, reflecting gains in three out of four reporting segments.
    • Gross margin rate improved 270 bps to 45.6%.
    • Segment revenue: Cleaning: $465M (+9%), Household: $580M (+4%), Lifestyle: $245M (flat), International: $267M (flat).
    • FY2016 Guidance: Sales: flat to +1%; EBIT margin: +25 bps to +50 bps; Diluted EPS: $4.68 to $4.83; Tax rate: 34% to 35%.
    • FQ4 results
    | Aug. 3, 2015, 9:41 AM
  • Aug. 3, 2015, 8:33 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX): FQ4 EPS of $1.44 beats by $0.07.
    • Revenue of $1.56B (+3.3% Y/Y) beats by $30M.
    | Aug. 3, 2015, 8:33 AM | 3 Comments
  • Aug. 2, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Aug. 2, 2015, 5:30 PM | 2 Comments
  • May 12, 2015, 12:45 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) declares $0.77/share quarterly dividend, 4.1% increase from prior dividend of $0.74.
    • Forward yield 2.88%
    • Payable Aug. 7; for shareholders of record July 22; ex-div July 20.
    | May 12, 2015, 12:45 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 1, 2015, 9:23 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) reports sales rose 5% if the impact of currency swings is backed out.
    • Volume was up 1% for the quarter.
    • Gross margin rate +110 bps to 43.2%.
    • Segment revenue: Cleaning: $442M (+1%), Household: $451M (+5%), Lifestyle: $243M (+3%), International: $265M (flat & 10% growth on currency-neutral basis).
    • FY2015 Guidance: Sales: ~+1% to +2%; EBIT margin: ~flat; Diluted EPS: $4.45 to $4.55; Tax rate: ~34%.
    • FQ3 results
    | May 1, 2015, 9:23 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 1, 2015, 8:32 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX): FQ3 EPS of $1.08 misses by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $1.4B (+2.9% Y/Y) beats by $20M.
    | May 1, 2015, 8:32 AM
  • Apr. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Apr. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM | 5 Comments
  • Apr. 13, 2015, 1:06 PM
    • Wal-Mart's (WMT) strategy to increasing pricing pressure on suppliers is likely to be felt by some consumer products giants.
    • Though larger suppliers have more leverage with Wal-Mart than smaller companies, an impact on margins could still be felt.
    • Listed below are the estimated annual revenue and percentage of total revenue derived from the Bentonville retail giant for some CPG firms.
    • Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG): $12B to mark 14% of total revenue.
    • PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP): $8B, 12% of total revenue.
    • Kraft Foods (NASDAQ:KRFT): $4.7B, 26% of total revenue.
    • Kellogg (NYSE:K): $3.1B, 21% of total revenue.
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB): $1.6B, 19% of total revenue.
    • J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM): $2.35B, 30% of total revenue.
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX): $1.5B, 26% of total revenue.
    • Hillshire Brands (NYSE:TSN): $1.1B, 27% of total revenue.
    • Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR): $799M, 17% of total revenue.
    • Energizer (NYSE:ENR): $748M, 17.2% of total revenue.
    • Tootsie Roll (NYSE:TR): $129M. 23.7% of total revenue.
    • Data compiled by the Cincinnati Enquirer
    | Apr. 13, 2015, 1:06 PM | 9 Comments
  • Feb. 11, 2015, 6:35 AM
    • Clorox (NYSE:CLX) declares $0.74/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.74%
    • Payable May 8; for shareholders of record April 22; ex-div April 20.
    | Feb. 11, 2015, 6:35 AM
Company Description
The Clorox Co. manufactures and markets consumer and institutional products. The company operates through four reportable business segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household and International. The Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the... More
Industry: Housewares & Accessories
Country: United States