Do Big Money Love Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX), Sentiment at 0.85

June 27, 2018 - By Tracy Fowler

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“Big money” Positions

In 2018 Q1 Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) big money sentiment decreased to 0.85, according to SEC filings. That’s down -0.22, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 274 investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 321 sold and decreased their holdings 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 holdings while 68 investment managers bought holdings.

Significant 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. Furthermore, Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii reported 37,416 shares in Clorox Co equivalent to 2.83% of its fund’s portfolio. The California-based fund Parnassus Investments Ca have invested about 2.49% of the fund’s stock portfolio in Clorox Co. The California-based fund Bennicas & Associates Inc. looks positive on Clorox Co, owning 19,217 shares.

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.

Ticker’s shares touched $132.63 during the last trading session after 1.11% change.The Clorox Company has volume of 410,535 shares. Since June 27, 2017 CLX has declined 9.29% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 21.86%.

On August, 2 is awaited The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)’s earnings report, according to Faxor. EPS of $1.59 is 3.92 % up from 2017’s $1.53 EPS. In case of $1.59 EPS CLX’s profit could hit $205.92 million. Wall Street now forecasts 16.06 % EPS growth despite The Clorox Company last quarter’s EPS of $1.37.

Korea Inv reported 0.02% of its capital in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Wagner Bowman Corporation accumulated 2,558 shs or 0.09% of the stock. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 0.01% stake. Massachusetts-based Northeast Mgmt has invested 1.14% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Finemark Bank & Trust has 3,438 shs. Earnest Partners Limited Com holds 0% or 65 shs. First National Bank & Trust reported 3,139 shs. Monetary Management Grp Inc holds 0.08% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 1,375 shs. Schroder Investment Mgmt Group Inc invested in 0.22% or 959,288 shs. Farmers & Merchants Invs invested in 0.08% or 7,774 shs. Callahan Ltd reported 8,100 shs. 39,236 are held by Franklin Resource Inc. Jones Financial Lllp reported 2,475 shs. Bryn Mawr Trust Company holds 30,476 shs or 0.23% of its capital. Dupont Cap Corp holds 0.19% or 58,282 shs in its 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 target Clorox has $131.50 average target 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. In Thursday, January 4 report Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Hold” rating given by Bank of America. On Tuesday, March 13 the stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan. In Monday, February 5 report RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $136.0 target. In Monday, February 5 report Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $140 target. On Thursday, April 19 the company was maintained by Wells Fargo. On Monday, February 5 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 8 Argus Research downgraded the shares of CLX in report to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, May 3 the rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral”. On Monday, February 5 Morgan Stanley maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $133 target.

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

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