The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) went up by 2.27% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $233.00 and move up 1.48%, while CLX stocks collected 4.17% of gains with the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 07/31/20 that Colgate-Palmolive Signals Party Almost Over for Consumer Staples
The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Worth an Investment?
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 34.68 times of increase in earnings at the present.
CLX Market Performance
CLX stocks went up by 4.17% for the week, with the monthly jump of 7.72% and a quarterly performance of 22.73%, while its annual performance rate touched 51.47%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.02% for CLX stocks with the simple moving average of 32.64% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CLX stocks, with DA Davidson repeating the rating for CLX shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for CLX socks in the upcoming period according to DA Davidson is $256 based on the research report published on June 30, 2020.
Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CLX stock at the price of $172, previously predicting the value of $169. The rating they have provided for CLX stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 19, 2020.
JP Morgan gave “ Overweight” rating to CLX stocks, setting the target price at $185 in the report published on March 16, 2020.
CLX Stocks 9.65% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CLX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, The Clorox Company was able to take a rebound, for now settling with 1.51% of profit for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 1.74%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.56%, while the shares surge at the distance of +6.46% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +15.80% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CLX went up by +4.17%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +59.58% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $228.08. In addition, The Clorox Company saw 54.04% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
CLX Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at The Clorox Company (CLX), starting from GARNER DENISE, who sold 25,832 shares at the price of $197.62 back on Jun 08. After this action, Rushing now owns 6,989 shares of The Clorox Company, valued at $5,104,881 with the latest closing price.
Jacobsen Kevin B, the EVP – Chief Financial Officer of The Clorox Company, sold 15,066 shares at the value of $206.59 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that Jacobsen Kevin B is holding 9,971 shares at the value of $3,112,487 based on the most recent closing price.
CLX Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +17.81 for the present operating margin and +43.63 for gross margin. The net margin for The Clorox Company stands at +13.20. Total capital return value is set at 34.32, while invested capital returns managed to touch 28.01. Equity return holds the value 147.50%, with 15.90% for asset returns.
Based on The Clorox Company (CLX), the company’s capital structure generated 479.96 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 82.76. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 52.44 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 12.16 and long-term debt to capital is 409.12.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.61 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.12. The receivables turnover for The Clorox Company is 10.10 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.91.