Short Interest Update on Clorox Company (The) (CLX)

Clorox Company (The) (CLX) : The short interest in Clorox Company (The) (CLX) has changed with an increase of 601,538 shares and the open interest is 10.6%. From 5,685,753 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 6,287,291 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 7 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 848,717 shares. The total interest of shorts is 4.9% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $130.36 and $129.65 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $130.91. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $130.77, notching a gain of 0.25% for the day. The total traded volume was 732,930 . The stock had closed at $130.45 on the previous day.


In a related news, Willoughby Dawn C, officer (EVP-COO – Cleaning, Intnl) of Clorox Co /De/, unloaded 10,617 shares at an average price of $131.01 on August 17, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $1,390,933, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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