The Clorox Co. (New York Stock Exchange:CLX)

About the company

The Clorox Co. engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer and professional products. It operates through the following business segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household, and International. The Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care, and professional products marketed and sold in the United States. The Household segment composes of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps, and container products. The Lifestyle segment includes food products, water-filtration systems, filters, and all natural personal care products, and dietary supplements. The International segment covers products sold outside the United States, excluding natural personal care products. The company was founded by Edward Hughes, Charles Husband, William Hussey, Rufus Myers, and Archibald Taft on May 3, 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.


Consumer Non-Durables


Household and Personal Care




Benno O. Dorer


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Procter & Gamble Co. PG 312632.16 70346.00 6.82 66.79 6.72
The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. EL 69408.48 15454.00 15.68 53.13 8.43
Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL 62397.76 15906.00 -558.77 24.79 15.86
Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL 61873.77 15906.00 -554.08 24.58 15.86
Kimberly-Clark Corp. KMB 49455.75 18826.00 -292.55 20.93 12.55
The Clorox Co. CLX 28872.96 6365.00 40.86 33.12 13.67
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. CHD 20225.52 4478.00 7.00 30.17 14.96
International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. IFF 13637.97 5190.00 2.21 28.80 9.09
Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. REYN 7406.70 3097.00 5.40 31.49 7.56
Energizer Holdings, Inc. ENR 3360.70 2690.00 8.79 -100.02 -1.29
Coty, Inc. COTY 3235.68 7931.00 0.88 -1.06 -38.33
Avon Products, Inc. AVP 2520.00 4763.00 -2.86 -140.00 -0.01
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. NUS 2487.52 2315.00 2.88 16.51 6.49
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. USNA 1818.08 1055.00 5.47 17.85 9.76
Edgewell Personal Care Co. EPC 1698.30 2114.00 1.27 -4.50 -17.88
Inter Parfums, Inc. IPAR 1457.60 680.00 3.11 28.12 7.56
e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. ELF 1061.31 283.00 4.30 59.46 6.32
Revlon, Inc. REV 502.97 2319.00 -0.35 -1.70 -12.78
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. OBCI 126.90 41.00 4.25 39.17 8.32
United-Guardian, Inc. UG 73.50 14.00 5.90 15.64 31.51
Natural Health Trends Corp. NHTC 65.45 73.00 0.95 -14.87 -5.82

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Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into The Clorox Company (CLX)?

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