Big Money Negative on Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX), Sentiment at 0.85

June 27, 2018 - By Nell Hawkins

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Positions for Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX)

In 2018 Q1 Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) big money sentiment decreased to 0.85, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s down -0.22, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 274 investment managers opened new or increased holdings, while 321 decreased and sold their stock positions in Clorox Co so the sentiment has worsened. Funds own 93.60 million shares, up from 93.02 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Clorox Co in top 10 changed to 4 from 4 for the same number . 57 Investors Sold All; 264 Reduced Holdings; 206 increased stakes while 68 investment managers bought stakes.

Biggest Clorox Co Shareholders

Cedar Rock Capital Ltd owns 2.48 million shares in Clorox Co as of 2018 Q1. Clorox Co’s shareholder America First Investment Advisors Llc owns 101,650 shares as of 2018 Q1. Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii reported 37,416 shares. The California-based fund Parnassus Investments Ca have invested about 2.49% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in Clorox Co. The California-based fund Bennicas & Associates Inc. holds 19,217 shares or 2.28% of their portfolio.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide.The firm is valued at $17.18 billion. It operates through four divisions: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International.The P/E ratio is 21.67. The firm offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox brand, as well as Clorox 2 stain fighters and color boosters; home care products primarily under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand; and professional cleaning and disinfecting products under the Clorox, Dispatch, Aplicare, HealthLink, and Clorox Healthcare brands.

CLX hit $132.63 during the last trading session after $1.46 change.Currently The Clorox Company is downtrending after 9.29% change in last June 27, 2017. CLX has 410,535 shares volume. CLX underperformed the S&P500 by 21.86%.

On August, 2 is anticipated The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)’s earnings report, RTT reports. Analysts expect change of 3.92 % or $0.06 from previous year’s $1.53 earnings per share compared to current’s $1.59 earnings per share. CLX’s profit could reach $205.92M with 20.85 P/E in case $1.59 earnings per share is revealed. 16.06 % EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $1.37 reported EPS last quarter.

Nuance Investments Limited Liability Corporation invested 2.2% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Ledyard Fincl Bank owns 0.04% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 2,250 shs. Cetera Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 3,580 shs. Connecticut-based Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Liability Com has invested 0.86% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). 3,172 are held by Haverford Tru. Eastern Fincl Bank holds 0.01% or 1,525 shs in its capital. Pggm Invs invested 0.05% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp owns 4,284 shs or 0% of their US capital. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability owns 2.67 million shs for 0.39% of their capital. Benjamin F Edwards owns 13,437 shs. Legg Mason Asset (Japan) Ltd holds 12,400 shs. Stifel reported 0.03% stake. Dubuque Bancorporation Tru has 0% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 8 shs. Mutual Of America Llc holds 0.03% or 16,653 shs in its capital. Metropolitan Life Insur Communication has 24,989 shs for 0% of their capital.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Ratings Coverage

In total 9 analysts cover Clorox (NYSE:CLX). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 1, while 7 are “Hold”. 11% are bullish. With $155.0 highest and $113 lowest PT Clorox has $131.50 average PT or -0.85% below the current ($132.63) price. 16 are the (NYSE:CLX)’s analyst reports since January 4, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, April 5 the stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. In Tuesday, March 13 report JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $138 target. On Thursday, May 3 Bank of America maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $130 target. In Monday, February 5 report RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $136.0 target. On Monday, February 5 BMO Capital Markets maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $147.0 target. On Thursday, January 4 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Monday, February 5 Bank of America maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, April 19 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo. On Thursday, April 19 the rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Sell”. In Thursday, January 4 report Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Hold” rating.

More recent The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) news were published by Fool.com, Fool.com and Seekingalpha.com. The first one has “Can Clorox’s Steady Appetite for M&A Deliver Long-Term Growth?” as a title and was published on June 05, 2018. The next is “Clorox Stock and Its 41-Year Track Record of Dividend Growth” on June 15, 2018. And last was published on June 18, 2018, called “Clorox Can Weather Inflation”.

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