Clorox Company (The) (CLX)

130.07 -1.23%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. CLX stock price ($128.39) is close to the 52-week low ($122.57). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See CLX price chart.
  2. CLX forward dividend yield is 3.33%, higher than the industry (1.10%) and sector (0.88%) forward dividend yields. See CLX forward dividend chart.

Cons

  1. CLX quarterly revenue growth was 1.60%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.88% and 9.28%, respectively). See CLX revenue growth chart.
  2. CLX profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.24 percentage points. See CLX profitability chart.
  3. CLX Price/Book ratio is 21.49, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See CLX forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. CLX short share of float is 6.92%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CLX short share of float chart.
  5. CLX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.11. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CLX short interest ratio chart.