Clorox Company (The) (CLX) : 13 analysts are covering Clorox Company (The) (CLX) and their average rating on the stock is 3.64, which is read as a Sell. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 2, which recommends a Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 4 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 8 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.
Clorox Company (The) (CLX) : The consensus price target for Clorox Company (The) (CLX) is $124 for the short term with a standard deviation of $9.1. The most optimist securities analyst among the 8 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $136, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $109.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX): The stock opened at $134.32 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $134.70 for the day. The stock traded down to $133.00 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $133.20 with a loss of -0.49% for the day. The stock had closed at $133.85 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 598,269 shares.
In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Vlahos Nikolaos A, officer (EVP-COO – Household) of Clorox Co /De/, had unloaded 2,151 shares at an average price of $132.25 in a transaction dated on May 10, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $284,470.
The Clorox Company (Clorox) is a United States-based manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company sells its products through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, distributors, and medical supply providers. The Company operates through strategic business units that are aggregated into four reportable segments: Cleaning, which consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the United States; Household, which consists of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps and container products; Lifestyle, which includes food products, water-filtration systems and filters and natural personal care products, and International, which consists of products sold outside the United States, such as laundry, home care, water-filtration, charcoal and cat litter products, dressings and sauces, plastic bags, wraps and containers and natural personal care products.