The Clorox Co. (CLX)

151.70
NYSE : Consumer Non-Durables
Prev Close 152.26
Day Low/High 150.70 / 152.28
52 Wk Low/High 143.58 / 166.90
Avg Volume 954.60K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 125.50M
Market Cap 19.11B
EPS 6.40
P/E Ratio 24.19
Div & Yield 4.24 (2.66%)
Here's a Stock Dilemma

Here's a Stock Dilemma

KMB, CLX and CL are neither here nor there right now.

Weak Defense Is Good in a Sense

Consumer staples are dragging, which could signal a period of market stability. A lot of the S&P 500/DJIA damage is weakness in defense consumer staples -- Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), International Flavors & Fragra...

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures are up 1; Nasdaq futures are up 6; European markets are up; Nikkei is up 2.3% (no clear catalyst); China Shanghai is unchanged; eu...

There's No Market Smell Test

There's No Market Smell Test

This is not an ethics class.

Don't Short Consumer Staples

Don't Short Consumer Staples

Clorox and Procter's valuations may be overextended, but it just doesn't matter.

Clorox Is Streaking

Clorox Is Streaking

After a needed rest, the stock could see the century mark next.

Err on the Side of Selling Drug Stocks

Err on the Side of Selling Drug Stocks

We can lump in consumer packaged-goods names, too.

CLX Investor Mtg.

Searching for Clarity

Searching for Clarity

This market is messy and uneven.

An Organic Tidal Wave

An Organic Tidal Wave

Natural food is flooding the market, and these three names are unabashed beneficiaries.

A Remarkable Rotation

A Remarkable Rotation

It has taken everyone by surprise.

Warning Signal

Defensive stocks are rising. The strength in defensive consumer staple stocks (Coca-Cola (KO), P&G (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF), Clorox (CLX), Pepsi (PEP), etc.) is conspicuous today. Again, this is typica...

Nudged to the Positive

Nudged to the Positive

The bears still don't have any real juice.

Is Deflation Appearing?

Is Deflation Appearing?

Maybe that's what the run in consumer stocks is saying.

Staples Showing Strength

Usually, this foreshadows broader market weakness. We have remarkable strength in defensive consumer staples today, including Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Clo...

Trim Stocks That Rallied Hard This Year

Trim Stocks That Rallied Hard This Year

Revisit your stop losses, don't set them and forget them.

Defense Dominates

Consumer staples are today's market leaders. Defensive consumer staples leading the parade today, including Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Clorox (CLX), PepsiCo (PEP) et al.

Clorox downgraded at Morgan Stanley

Have a Plan in Place, Just in Case

Have a Plan in Place, Just in Case

Here are some stocks that will do well amid a U.S. debt default -- and others that stand to get clobbered.

The Flight to Safety Is Upon Us

The Flight to Safety Is Upon Us

Investors are moving into packaged consumer goods.

CLX Analyst Mtg.

Girding for a Government Shutdown

Girding for a Government Shutdown

Stay focused on the companies that provide products people can't go without.

Clorox downgraded at Credit Suisse

These Stocks Could Bounce on Fed News

These Stocks Could Bounce on Fed News

You should revisit homebuilders, consumer staples and other sectors that have pulled back.

A Telling Divergence

A Telling Divergence

Consumer packaged goods plays are selling off and interest rates continue to move higher. 

The Piper Is Being Paid

The Piper Is Being Paid

These four things must happen next.

Don't Dimiss Dividends as Boring

Don't Dimiss Dividends as Boring

For patient investors, the magic lies in the growth of the payout.

You Won't Clean Up With Clorox

You Won't Clean Up With Clorox

It's a good company, but the shares are just too pricey.

Clorox Means Income, Income, Income

Clorox Means Income, Income, Income

The bull case here isn't a barn-burner, but it is simple.

Defense Dominates

Market leadership today is in the defensive, consumer staples stocks. It is interesting that market leadership today is in the defensive, consumer staples stocks. Just look at Procter & Gamble (PG), PepsiCo (PEP), Clorox (CLX), International Flavors...