Big Money Are Crazy For Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX), Sentiment at 0.85

June 27, 2018 - By Carey Conley

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) in 2018 Q1 decreased to 0.85, revealed SEC filings. So its down -0.22, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 274 hedge funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 321 cut down and sold their stakes in Clorox Co so the sentiment turned negative. 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 . In total 57 funds closed positions, 264 reduced and 206 increased. Also 68 funds bought new Clorox Co stakes.

Biggest Clorox Co Investors

As of 2018 Q1 Cedar Rock Capital Ltd has 8.46% invested in Clorox Co. Clorox Co’s shareholder America First Investment Advisors Llc owns 101,650 shares as of 2018 Q1. Further, Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii reported 37,416 shares in Clorox Co equivalent to 2.83% of its long stock exposure. The California-based fund Parnassus Investments Ca have invested about 2.49% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Clorox Co. The California-based fund Bennicas & Associates Inc. holds 19,217 shares or 2.28% of their long stock exposure.

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.21.67 is the P/E ratio. 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 touched $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&P 500 by 21.86%.

On August, 2. Investors wait The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to reveal its quarterly earnings, according to RTT. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.59. That’s up 3.92 % from last year’s $1.53 earnings per share. If CLX’s EPS is $1.59 the profit will hit $205.92M for 20.85 P/E. After $1.37 earnings per share was revealed previous quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 16.06 % for The Clorox Company.

Argent Company has invested 0.13% of its capital in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Duncker Streett Co Inc has invested 0.07% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Parkside Natl Bank And stated it has 696 shs. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Communications Lc reported 0.03% of its capital in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 160,442 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Tdam Usa Inc invested 0.06% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Eastern Commercial Bank reported 0.01% of its capital in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Moneta Grp Inv Limited Liability Corporation invested 0% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Warren Averett Asset Management Ltd holds 0.11% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 5,070 shs. Andra Ap reported 70,400 shs. Asset Mgmt One stated it has 243,996 shs or 0.07% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Int Group Llp holds 0% or 22,129 shs. North Carolina-based Horizon Invs Limited Company has invested 0.03% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Winslow Evans And Crocker Incorporated accumulated 190 shs. Albion Fincl Gru Ut owns 29,959 shs or 0.61% of their US 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”. (NYSE:CLX) has 11% bullish analysts. With $155.0 highest and $113 lowest target price, Clorox has $131.50 average target price or -0.85% below the current ($132.63) price. 16 are the (NYSE:CLX)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, May 4 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. In Thursday, April 5 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $128 target. On Monday, February 5 the firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given. On Monday, February 5 the stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. The stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Hold” on Thursday, January 4. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, February 5. The company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, April 19. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Thursday, May 3 Bank of America maintained the shares of CLX in report with “Neutral” rating. The stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, May 3.

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

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